Jimmy Dorsey

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James "Jimmy" Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, and big band leader. He was known as "JD". He recorded and composed the jazz and pop standards "I'm Glad There Is You (In This World of Ordinary People)" and "It's The Dreamer In Me". His other major recordings were "Tailspin", "John Silver", "So Many Times", "Amapola", "Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil)", "Pennies from Heaven" with Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, and Frances Langford, "Grand Central Getaway", and "So Rare".

Age: 53 (age at death)
Height: Height unknown
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: The Fabulous Dorseys


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1954 Stage Show Co-host
1949 Make Believe Ballroom Band Leader Jimmy Dorsey
1948 Music Man Band Leader
1948 Catalina Interlude Orchestra Leader Jimmy Dorsey
1947 The Fabulous Dorseys Jimmy Dorsey
1944 Four Jills in a Jeep Jimmy Dorsey
1944 Hollywood Canteen Jimmy Dorsey
1944 Lost in a Harem Harem Musicians Leader
1943 I Dood It Jimmy Dorsey
1942 The Fleet's In Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Leader
1941 Birth of the Blues Jimmy Dorsey

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