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 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  
(Results 101-125 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993

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