James "Trummy" Young (January 12, 1912 – September 10, 1984) was an American trombonist in the swing era. He established himself as a star during his 12 years playing opposite Louis Armstrong in Armstrong's All Stars. He had one hit with his version of "Margie", which he played and sang with Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra in 1937. During his years with Armstrong, Young changed his trombone style to fit Armstrong approach's to jazz.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 12, 1912 (Savannah), Died September 10, 1984 (San Jose)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1958
Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone, vocalist, songwriter, composer, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 200 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||70096||10-in.||12/23/1941||Life is fine-1||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||70654||10-in.||4/14/1942||It had to be you-2, 3||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||70655||10-in.||4/14/1942||I'm gonna move to the outskirts of town, part 1-1||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||70656||10-in.||4/14/1942||I'm gonna move to the outskirts of town, part 2-1||Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||83986||2/23/1953||Your cheating heart||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||83987||2/23/1953||Congratulation to someone||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||84356||4/21/1953||April in Portugal||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||84357||4/21/1953||Ramona||Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||84879||7/16/1953||Sittin' in the sun||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||84880||7/16/1953||Dummy song||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||85604||12/29/1953||Basin Street blues, part 1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||85605||12/29/1953||Basin Street blues, part 2||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||85606||12/29/1953||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya, partl||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||85607||12/29/1953||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya, part 2||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||86061||3/19/1954||Basin Street blues||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||86062||3/19/1954||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86063||3/19/1954||Struttin' with some barbecue-1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||86064||3/19/1954||Margie||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86073||3/19/1954||Basin Street blues, part 1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||86074||3/19/1954||Basin Street blues, part 2||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||86075||3/19/1954||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya, part 1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86076||3/19/1954||Otchi-Tchor-Ni-Ya, part 2||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86077||3/19/1954||Struttin' with some barbecue, part 1||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86078||3/19/1954||Struttin' with some barbecue, part 2||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||86145||4/5/1954||Bye and bye||Gordon Jenkins Orchestra ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Young, Trummy," accessed November 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.
Young, Trummy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.
"Young, Trummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 November 2022.
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