Jimmy Nottingham (December 15, 1925 - November 16, 1978) was an American jazz trumpeter.
Nottingham's first professional job was with Cecil Payne in 1943. He served in the Navy in 1944-45, where he played in Willie Smith's band. Following this he worked with Lionel Hampton (1945–47), Charlie Barnet, Lucky Millinder, Count Basie (1948–50), and Herbie Fields. He played Latin jazz from 1951–53, then was hired by CBS as a staff musician in 1954. He worked for CBS for more than 20 years, and played jazz music in his spare time, with Budd Johnson (1962), Dizzy Gillespie, Oliver Nelson, Benny Goodman, Thad Jones/Mel Lewis (1966–70), and Clark Terry (1974-75). His only recordings as a leader were four songs for Seeco Records in 1957.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 15th, 1925 (New York City), Died November 16th, 1978 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1968
Roles Represented in DAHR: trumpet
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 129 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||73287||1/21/1946||Pinetop's boogie woogie-1||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73288||1/21/1946||On the sunny side of the street-2||Bing Crosby||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73324||1/29/1946||Rockin' in rhythm, part 1||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73325||1/29/1946||Rockin' in rhythm, part 2||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73326||1/29/1946||Gay notes||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73327||1/29/1946||Tempo's birthday||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73332||1/31/1946||Cobb's idea||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73333||1/31/1946||Air mail special, part 1||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||73334||1/31/1946||Air Mail special, part 2||Lionel Hampton Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||75147||8/17/1949||T'ain't nobody's business if I do||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||75148||8/17/1949||Baby get lost||Billie Holiday||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82319||2/25/1952||A guy is a guy||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82320||2/25/1952||Nowhere guy||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82321||2/25/1952||Gee but I'm glad to know you love me||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82322||2/25/1952||Goody goody||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82732||4/23/1952||I waited a little too long||Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Trudy Richards||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82733||4/23/1952||I may hate myself in the morning||Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Trudy Richards||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||82734||4/23/1952||Trav'lin' (All alone)-1||Artie Shaw Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83008||6/26/1952||Angel eyes||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83009||6/26/1952||Ding dong boogie-1||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83010||6/26/1952||You'll have to swing it, part 1||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83011||6/26/1952||You'll have to swing it, part 2||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83012||6/26/1952||Early Autumn||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83013||6/26/1952||The girls are marching||Sy Oliver Orchestra||instrumentalist, trumpet|
|Decca||83951||2/13/1953||Careless||Ella Fitzgerald||instrumentalist, trumpet|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Nottingham, Jimmy," accessed April 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334194.
Nottingham, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334194.
"Nottingham, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 April 2021.
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