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 101-125 of 200 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||101171||12/13/1956||Memories of you||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101172||12/13/1956||Them there eyes||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101173||12/14/1956||This younger generation||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101174||12/14/1956||In pursuit of happiness||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101175||1/23/1957||Hotter than that||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101176||1/23/1957||Gut bucket blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101177||1/23/1957||Weary blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101178||1/23/1957||Potato head blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101179||1/23/1957||Cornet chop suey||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101468||1/23/1957||Of all the wrongs you've done to me||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101469||1/24/1957||Two deuces||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101470||1/24/1957||Mandy make up your mind||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101476||1/24/1957||Wild man blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101477||1/24/1957||Gully low blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101478||1/24/1957||Everybody loves my baby||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101479||1/24/1957||Heebie jeebies||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101485||1/25/1957||King of the Zulus||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101486||1/25/1957||Froggie Moore (Frog-I-More rag)||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101487||1/25/1957||Georgia grind||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone|
|Decca||101488||1/25/1957||Snag it||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101489||1/25/1957||Dippermouth blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101490||1/25/1957||Canal Street blues||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101491||1/28/1957||(I'll be glad when you're dead) You rascal you||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101492||1/28/1957||Hobo you can't ride this train||Louis Armstrong||instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist|
|Decca||101493||1/28/1957||Knockin' a jug||Louis Armstrong Orchestra||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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