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 101-107 of 107 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-067938||10-in.||9/26/1941||The anniversary waltz||Ken Curtis ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Victor||BS-Test-2435||10-in.||12/9/1936||Smoke dreams||Benny Goodman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||L 6034||2/2/1951||Sentimental music||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||L 6035||2/2/1951||Silver moon||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||L 6262||4/27/1951||Gone fishin'||Louis Armstrong ; Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||L 7519||12/31/1953||Moanin' low||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||L 7520||12/31/1953||Takin' a chance on love||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
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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