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 51-75 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86146 4/5/1954 Trees Gordon Jenkins Orchestra ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 86147 4/5/1954 Spooks! Gordon Jenkins Orchestra ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 86148 4/5/1954 The Whiffenpoof song Gordon Jenkins Orchestra ; Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 86738 9/1/1954 Muskrat ramble Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86739 9/1/1954 Medley: Tenderly Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 86740 9/1/1954 You'll never walk alone Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 87839 4/25/1955 Yeh! Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 87840 4/25/1955 Mm-Mm Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 87841 4/25/1955 Baby, your sleep is showing Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 87842 4/25/1955 Tin roof blues Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 87843 4/25/1955 Pretty little Missy Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 88050 1/21/1955 When it's sleepy time down South ; (Back home again in) Indiana ; The gypsy Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88051 1/21/1955 Jeepers creepers ; Margie Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88052 1/21/1955 Tin roof blues Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88053 1/21/1955 My bucket's got a hole in it Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88054 1/21/1955 Rose room Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88055 1/21/1955 Me and Brother Bill Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88056 1/21/1955 Struttin' with some barbecue (Up a) Lazy river ; Old man Mose (false start) Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88057 1/21/1955 T'aint' what you do ; Lover come back to me Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 88058 1/21/1955 Perdido Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88059 1/21/1955 Blues for bass Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88060 1/21/1955 Don't fence me in ; Basin Street blues ; When it's sleepy time down ; South (closing theme) Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88061 1/21/1955 Big butter and egg man ; Stompin' at the Savoy ; When it's sleepy time down ; South (Opening theme) Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 88062 1/21/1955 Old man Mose (2nd take) ; My bucket's got a hole in it (2nd take) ; 'S wonderful ; Big Mama's back in town ; Since I fell for you Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 88063 1/21/1955 Rockin' chair ; Twelfth Street rag ; Muskrat ramble Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
(Results 51-75 of 200 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Young, Trummy," accessed November 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.

Young, Trummy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.

"Young, Trummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 November 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993

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