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Dorsey, Jimmy, 1904-1957

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Personal name headingDorsey, Jimmy, 1904-1957
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Variant(s)Dorsey, James P., 1904-1957
Dorsey, Jimmie, 1904-1957
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1904-02-29
Death date1957-06-12
Place of birthShenandoah (Pa.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityJazz Swing (Music) Big band music Dance orchestra music
Profession or occupationClarinetists Saxophonists Jazz musicians Band directors
Found inHis Jimmy Dorsey saxophone method, c1940.
New Grove dict. of jazz (Dorsey, Jimmy (James); b. Feb. 29, 1904, Shenandoah, PA, d. June 12, 1957, New York; clarinetist, saxophonist, and dance-band leader, brother of Tommy Dorsey)