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 76-100 of 107 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041931 10-in. 8/29/1939 I have everything to live for Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor BS-043921 10-in. 11/27/1939 What used to was, used to was (Now it ain't) Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-043922 10-in. 11/27/1939 Bye 'n bye Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, songwriter, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-043923 10-in. 11/27/1939 Love is the sweetest thing Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-043924 10-in. 11/27/1939 Deep night Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-046028 10-in. 12/26/1939 Forgive my heart Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet, composer  
Victor BS-046029 10-in. 12/26/1939 Tootin' my baby back home Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, composer, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-046030 10-in. 12/26/1939 I'm through with love Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-046031 10-in. 12/26/1939 Something to remember you by Ziggy Elman Orchestra Jazz/dance band director, instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055108 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swing time up in Harlem Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055109 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swing high Ziggy Elman ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with trumpet soloist instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055110 10-in. 10/16/1940 Do you know why Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055111 10-in. 10/16/1940 Isn't that just like love Connie Haines ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor PBS-055112 10-in. 10/16/1940 Swanee River Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060331 10-in. 1/16/1941 Bugle call rag Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-060332 10-in. 1/16/1941 One o'clock jump Metronome All Star Band Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067652 10-in. 8/19/1941 Violets for your furs Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067653 10-in. 8/19/1941 The sunshine of your smile Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067789 10-in. 9/12/1941 Eli, Eli Ziggy Elman ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with trumpet solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067932 10-in. 9/26/1941 The skunk song Chuck Peterson ; The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, mixed vocal ensemble, and speaker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067933 10-in. 9/26/1941 The skunk song Chuck Peterson ; The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo, mixed vocal ensemble, and speaker instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067934 10-in. 9/26/1941 Somebody loves me The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067935 10-in. 9/26/1941 Love sends a little gift of roses Ken Curtis ; The Pied Pipers ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067936 10-in. 9/26/1941 It isn't a dream any more Jo Stafford ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Victor BS-067937 10-in. 9/26/1941 Embraceable you The Pied Pipers ; Jo Stafford ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
(Results 76-100 of 107 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elman, Ziggy," accessed February 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

Elman, Ziggy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116528.

"Elman, Ziggy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 February 2021.

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