Jimmy Dorsey

James Dorsey (29 Februari 1904 – 12 Juni 1957) adalah seorang pemain klarinet, saxophone, komponis dan ketua grup musik jazz Amerika Serikat. Ia dikenal sebagai "JD". Ia merekam dan mengkomposisikan lagu-lagu standar jazz dan pop "I'm Glad There Is You (In This World of Ordinary People)" dan "It's The Dreamer In Me". Rekaman besar lainnya adalah "Tailspin", "John Silver", "So Many Times", "Amapola", "Brazil (Aquarela do Brasil)", "Pennies from Heaven" dengan Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, dan Frances Langford, "Grand Central Getaway", dan "So Rare".

Jimmy Dorsey
Dorsey pada 1943
Dorsey pada 1943
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Nama lahirJames Dorsey
Lahir(1904-02-29)29 Februari 1904
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, AS
Meninggal12 Juni 1957(1957-06-12) (umur 53)
New York City, New York, AS
GenreBig Band, Swing, Dixieland
PekerjaanBandleader, musisi, komponis
InstrumenSaxophone, Klarinet, Terompet
Tahun aktif1920s–1957
Artis terkaitTommy Dorsey, California Ramblers, The Dorsey Brothers, The Charleston Chasers, Dorsey's Novelty Six, Andrew LaPrise

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  • Stockdale, Robert L. Jimmy Dorsey: A Study in Contrasts. (Studies in Jazz Series). Lanham, MD: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1999.
  • Arnold, Jay, ed. Jimmy Dorsey Saxophone Method: A School of Rhythmic Saxophone Playing. Warner Bros Pubns, 1999.
  • Sanford, Herb. Tommy and Jimmy: The Dorsey Years. (Introduction by Bing Crosby). DaCapo Press, 1980.
  • Bockemuehl, Eugene. On the Road with the Jimmy Dorsey Aggravation, 1947–1949. Gray Castle Press, 1996.
  • Metronome Magazine, March, 1942: Jimmy Dorsey cover. Metronome Editors. Vol. LVIII, No. 3.
  • Down Beat Magazine, October 21, 1946: Jimmy Dorsey and Paul Whiteman cover.

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