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 76-100 of 200 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||88064||1/21/1955||C'est si bon||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88065||1/21/1955||The Whiffenpoof song||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88066||1/21/1955||When you're smiling||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88067||1/21/1955||Medley: Shadrack ; When the Saints go marching in||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88068||1/21/1955||Someday you'll be sorry||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88069||1/21/1955||St. Louis blues ; The man I love||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88070||1/21/1955||Back o'town blues ; Old man Mose (first take)||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88071||1/21/1955||Big Mama's back in town ; Big butter and egg man||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88072||1/21/1955||Mop! Mop!||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||88073||1/21/1955||When it's sleepy time down South (closing theme)||Louis Armstrong All-Stars||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101148||12/11/1956||If I could be with you||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101149||12/11/1956||Lazy river||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101150||12/11/1956||I can't give you anything but love||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101151||12/11/1956||On the sunny side of the street (see master 102618 below)||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101152||12/11/1956||I can't believe that you're in love with me||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101153||12/11/1956||Body and soul||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101154||12/12/1956||Mahogany Hall stomp||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101155||12/12/1956||When you're smiling||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101156||12/12/1956||Some of these days||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101157||12/12/1956||I surrender dear||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101158||12/12/1956||Georgia on my mind||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101159||12/12/1956||Exactly like you||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101168||12/12/1956||High society-3||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101169||12/13/1956||Song of the islands||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101170||12/13/1956||That's my home||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
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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