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 176-200 of 200 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca L 3098 10-in. 7/14/1942 I'm lonesome and so blue Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8107 1/18/1955 Struttin' with some barbecue Louis Armstrong ; Gary Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8108 1/18/1955 Ko ko mo Louis Armstrong ; Gary Crosby instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8109 1/18/1955 Sincerely Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8110 1/18/1955 Pledging my love-1 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8660 9/8/1955 Only you Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8661 9/8/1955 Christmas in New Orleans Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8662 9/8/1955 Moments to remember Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8663 9/8/1955 Christmas night in Harlem Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 8668 9/9/1955 Easy street Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca L 8669 9/9/1955 Lazy bones Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone, vocalist  
Decca L 11192 10/8/1958 I love jazz Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11193 10/8/1958 The Mardi Gras march Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11194 10/8/1958 Basin Street blues Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca L 11195 10/8/1958 Otchi-tchor-ni-ya-2 Louis Armstrong instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9461 10-in. 9/12/1934 That's a plenty Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9462 10-in. 9/12/1934 Fat babes Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9463 10-in. 9/12/1934 Maple leaf rag Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9464 10-in. 9/12/1934 Sweet Georgia Brown Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9465 10-in. 9/12/1934 Rosetta-2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9474 10-in. 9/13/1934 Copenhagen-2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9475 10-in. 9/13/1934 Angry Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9476 10-in. 9/13/1934 Wolverine blues-3 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9477 10-in. 9/13/1934 Rock and rye-2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca C 9478 10-in. 9/13/1934 Cavernism-1, 2 Earl Hines Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 176-200 of 200 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Young, Trummy," accessed November 26, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.

Young, Trummy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104993.

"Young, Trummy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 26 November 2022.

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