Ziggy Elman

Harry Aaron Finkelman (May 26, 1914 – June 26, 1968), known professionally as Ziggy Elman, was an American jazz trumpeter associated with Benny Goodman, though he also led his group Ziggy Elman and His Orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 26th, 1914 (Philadelphia), Died June 25th, 1968 (Van Nuys)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet, director, composer, leader, songwriter

Notes: Often listed in Victor ledgers as Harry Finkelman or Ziggie Elman.

Recordings (Results 26-50 of 107 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-09680 10-in. 9/5/1937 The object of my affections Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-09681 10-in. 9/5/1937 Judy Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-09682 10-in. 9/5/1937 Baby, won't you please come home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-09683 10-in. 9/5/1937 Everybody loves my baby Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-09684 10-in. 9/5/1937 After you've gone Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-09685 10-in. 9/5/1937 I just couldn't take it, baby Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017039 10-in. 11/12/1937 You took the words right out of my mouth Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017040 10-in. 11/12/1937 Mama, that moon is here again Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017041 10-in. 11/12/1937 Loch Lomond Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017042 10-in. 11/12/1937 Camel hop Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017043 10-in. 11/12/1937 True confession Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017044 10-in. 11/12/1937 Life goes to a party Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017454 10-in. 12/3/1937 If dreams come true Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017455 10-in. 12/3/1937 I'm like a fish out of water Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017456 10-in. 12/3/1937 Sweet stranger Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-017783 10-in. 12/29/1937 Bei mir bist du schön Benny Goodman Quartet ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance quartet, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-019831 10-in. 2/16/1938 Don't be that way Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-019832 10-in. 2/16/1938 One o'clock jump Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-024472 10-in. 8/8/1938 You got me Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-024473 10-in. 8/8/1938 Blue interlude Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-028997 10-in. 11/23/1938 I must see Annie tonight Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-028998 10-in. 11/23/1938 Kind'a lonesome Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-028999 10-in. 11/23/1938 My honey's lovin' arms Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030308 10-in. 11/23/1938 Farewell blues Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-030770 10-in. 12/28/1938 And the angels sing Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, director, composer  
(Results 26-50 of 107 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elman, Ziggy," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

Elman, Ziggy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

"Elman, Ziggy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

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