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Jimmy Cleveland

James Milton Cleveland (May 3, 1926 – August 23, 2008) was an American jazz trombonist born in Wartrace, Tennessee.

Cleveland worked with many other jazz musicians, including Lionel Hampton, Miles Davis, Sarah Vaughan, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Quincy Jones, Lucky Thompson, Gigi Gryce, Oscar Peterson, Oscar Pettiford and James Brown. He also recorded a sequence of albums for EmArcy/Mercury Records in the 1950s. He continued to make records with Zion Records later in his career.

Cleveland died August 23, 2008 in Lynwood, California at age 82.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 3rd, 1926 (Wartrace), Died August 23rd, 2008 (Lynwood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1959

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104093 1/20/1958 Summer love Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104094 1/20/1958 Sweet Sue Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104095 1/20/1958 Tonight Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 104096 1/20/1958 Blues for Terrisita Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105627 11/24/1958 A helluva town George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105628 11/24/1958 Manhattan-Rico George Russell Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105758 10/3/1958 It ain't necessarily so Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105759 10/3/1958 Oh Lord, I'm on my way Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105760 10/3/1958 Red headed woman Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 105761 10/3/1958 There's a boat that's leaving soon for New York Ralph Burns Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106711 3/2/1959 Blue and sentimental Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106712 3/2/1959 The thrill is gone Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106713 3/2/1959 Melancholy nights Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 106714 3/2/1959 Melancholy is a friend of mine Mary Ann McCall instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107309 5/12/1959 Laura Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107310 5/12/1959 Three cornered hat Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107311 5/14/1959 Walk softly Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107312 5/14/1959 The way you look tonight Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107313 5/19/1959 You go to my head Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107314 5/19/1959 Sunday's child Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107315 5/19/1959 Run wild Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107316 6/9/1959 Yemaya Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107317 6/6/1959 Tempest on the Charles-1 Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107318 6/9/1959 Alone together Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
Decca 107319 6/6/1959 Oscar G. blues Johnny Richards Orchestra instrumentalist, trombone  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cleveland, Jimmy," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308865.

Cleveland, Jimmy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308865.

"Cleveland, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308865

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