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 51-75 of 107 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-030771 10-in. 12/28/1938 Bublitchki Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, director  
Victor BS-030772 10-in. 12/28/1938 29th and Dearborn Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, director  
Victor BS-030773 10-in. 12/28/1938 Sugar Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet, director  
Victor BS-031875 10-in. 2/1/1939 And the angels sing Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-034649 10-in. 5/4/1939 Pick a rib Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-034650 10-in. 5/4/1939 You and your love Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-034651 10-in. 5/4/1939 Who'll buy my bublitchki? Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035700 10-in. 4/4/1939 And the angels sing Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-035713 10-in. 4/7/1939 Show your linen Miss Richardson Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Johnny Mercer Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035714 10-in. 4/7/1939 The lady's in love with you Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035717 10-in. 4/7/1939 Rose of Washington Square Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035718 10-in. 4/7/1939 The siren's song Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-035755 10-in. 4/17/1939 And the angels sing Jack Miller ; Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-036420 10-in. 8/16/1939 And the angels sing (As it might be presented at the Metropolitan Opera House) Alec Templeton Comic monologue, with piano and male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-037604 10-in. 6/8/1939 You're mine, you! Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037605 10-in. 6/8/1939 Let's fall in love Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037606 10-in. 6/8/1939 Zaggin' with Zig Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037607 10-in. 6/8/1939 I'll never be the same Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037614 10-in. 6/9/1939 If it's good (Then I want it) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037615 10-in. 6/9/1939 Stand by! For further announcements (And more good news) Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037616 10-in. 6/9/1939 Ain't cha comin' home Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-037617 10-in. 6/9/1939 Big wig in the wigwam Lionel Hampton Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-041928 10-in. 8/29/1939 You took advantage of me Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BS-041929 10-in. 8/29/1939 I'm yours Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BS-041930 10-in. 8/29/1939 Am I blue? Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 51-75 of 107 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elman, Ziggy," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

Elman, Ziggy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

"Elman, Ziggy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

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