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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

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  
(Results 76-100 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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