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Tommy Shepard

For the record producer, see Thomas Z. Shepard

Thomas M. "Tommy" Shepard (March 31, 1923 – February 23, 1993) was an American trombonist who worked extensively in both Chicago and Hollywood as a regular recording artist for the top recording, television, and film studios. He had a trombone sound that was often compared to Tommy Dorsey. Shepard is also known as a photographer, who took behind-the-scenes photographs of many of the top entertainers of the 1960s.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 31st, 1923, Died February 23rd, 1993

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1956 - 1957

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 100667 10/1/1956 Darn that dream Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100668 10/1/1956 Walk with me Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100669 10/1/1956 The touch of your lips Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100670 10/1/1956 Stop, look and run Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100671 10/2/1956 Prelude to a kiss Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100672 10/2/1956 Lullaby of the leaves Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100673 10/2/1956 What is there to say Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100674 10/2/1956 See how you are Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100675 10/2/1956 Take care Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100676 10/3/1956 I'll be back for more Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100677 10/3/1956 Misty Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 100678 10/3/1956 Here I am in love again Tommy Shepard Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101000 11/20/1956 Desert sunrise Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101001 11/20/1956 Congo mambo Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101002 11/20/1956 My heart stood still Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101003 11/20/1956 Nice work if you can get it Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101529 2/1/1957 Cha cha for Gia Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101530 2/1/1957 Madrid Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101531 2/1/1957 Sing something simple Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 101532 2/1/1957 You're driving me crazy Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102212 4/8/1957 Darn that dream Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102213 4/8/1957 My baby just cares for me Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102214 4/8/1957 Hi-ho Steverino-1 Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 102215 4/8/1957 I gotta run-1 Larry Sonn Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shepard, Tommy," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113095.

Shepard, Tommy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113095.

"Shepard, Tommy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113095

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