Trummy Young

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  
(Results 26-50 of 200 records)

Citation

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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