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 126-150 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101494 1/28/1957 Dear old Southland-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 101495 1/28/1957 See see rider Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 101496 1/28/1957 Reckless blues Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 101497 1/28/1957 Trouble in mind Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 101498 1/28/1957 Courthouse blues Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 102613 3/19/1954 Struttin' with some barbecue Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 102615 3/19/1954 Basin Street blues Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 102616 1/21/1955 When it's sleepy time down South Louis Armstrong All-Stars instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 102617 12/12/1956 Georgia on my mind-2 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102618 12/11/1956 On the sunny side of the street Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102623 1/28/1957 Dear old Southland-1, 2 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca 104238 2/3/1958 The stroll Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104239 2/3/1958 Ram-bunk-shush Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104240 2/3/1958 Honky tonk Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104258 2/4/1958 Nobody knows the trouble I've seen Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104259 2/4/1958 Down by the riverside Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104260 2/4/1958 Jonah and the whale Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104261 2/4/1958 This train Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104262 2/6/1958 Shadrack Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104263 2/6/1958 Didn't it rain Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104264 2/6/1958 On my way Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104265 2/6/1958 Rock my soul Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104266 2/7/1958 Swing low sweet chariot Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104267 2/7/1958 Go down Moses Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104268 2/7/1958 Ezekiel saw 'de wheel Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 126-150 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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