Jimmy Nottingham

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  
(Results 1-25 of 129 records)

Citation

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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/334194

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