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 151-175 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104269 2/7/1958 Sometimes I feel like a motherless child Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104555 12/12/1956 When you're smiling-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 110 10-in. 2/12/1945 I'll remember April Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 111 10-in. 2/12/1945 Street of dreams Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 112 10-in. 2/12/1945 Our delight Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 113 10-in. 2/12/1945 [Unknown title(s)] Johnny Bothwell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 154 10-in. 12/4/1944 Let me call you sweetheart Trummy Young Orchestra ; Trummy Young instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 155 10-in. 12/4/1944 Lame brain Trummy Young Orchestra ; Trummy Young instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 156 10-in. 12/4/1944 Please, please, please Trummy Young Orchestra ; Trummy Young instrumentalist, trombone  
Signature SRC 157 10-in. 12/4/1944 Fla gala pa Trummy Young Orchestra ; Trummy Young instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1010 10-in. 7/24/1936 Pigeon walk-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1011 10-in. 11/5/1937 Like a ship at sea Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1012 10-in. 11/5/1937 Teasin' Tessie Brown Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1013 10-in. 11/5/1937 Annie Laurie Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 1014 10-in. 11/5/1937 Frisco fog-3 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca DLA 2447 10-in. 6/23/1941 I'm walking through heaven with you Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca DLA 2448 10-in. 6/23/1941 You' re always in my dreams Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca DLA 2449 10-in. 6/23/1941 Flamingo Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca DLA 2450 10-in. 6/23/1941 Siesta at the fiesta Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3063 10-in. 6/26/1942 Strictly instrumental Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3064 10-in. 6/26/1942 Easy street Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3065 10-in. 6/26/1942 Knock me a kiss-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3066 10-in. 6/26/1942 Keep smiling, keep laughin'-1 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3096 10-in. 7/14/1942 I dream a lot about you-2 Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 3097 10-in. 7/14/1942 Easy street Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
(Results 151-175 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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