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Young, Trummy

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Personal name headingYoung, Trummy
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Variant(s)Young, James, 1912-1984
Young, Jimmy, 1912-1984
Young, Trummie
Young, Jimmie
Young, Oliver, 1912-1984
LocatedUnited States
Birth date1912-01-12
Death date1984-09-10
Place of birthSavannah (Ga.)
Place of deathSan Jose (Calif.)
AffiliationJimmie Lunceford Orchestra Charlie Barnet Orchestra Boyd Raeburn Orchestra
Hardy Brothers Orchestra Tommy Myles Band
Profession or occupationTrombonists Singers Composers
Found inArmstrong, L. Louis Armstrong [SR] p1982: container (Trummy Young, trombone)
New Grove dict. of jazz, 2nd ed. (Young, Trummy (James Osborne); b. Jan. 12, 1912, Savannah, GA, d. Sept. 10, 1984, San Jose, CA; trombonist and singer)
ASCAP, 4th ed. (Young, James Oliver (Trummy); b. Jan. 12, 1912, Savannah, Ga.; composer, trombonist, singer)
Morse, E.M. 'Taint what you do [SR] 1953?: label (James Young)
Earl Hines, 1946: label (James Young; trombonist)
New York times obituary, via WWW, viewed Nov. 1, 2011 (Trummy Young, a Big Band-era trombonist and singer; d. Sept. 10, 1984, age 72; b. James Young in Savannah, Ga.; gained fame as a vocalist and trombonist with the Jimmie Lunceford and Louis Armstrong bands in the 1940's; recorded hits with Mr. Lunceford's Time-Life orchestra and regularly appeared at the promoter Dick Gibson's annual jazz marathon parties in Colorado Springs)
OCLC, Nov. 1, 2011 (hdgs.: Young, Trummy; Young, Trummy, 1912-1984; Young, James, 1912- ; Young, James (Musician); Young, James O.; Young, James Oliver, 1912- ; Young, Trummie; Young, Trummie, 1912-1984; Young, James, trombonist; usage: Trummy Young; Jimmy Young; James Young; Trummie Young; James "Trummy" Young; James "Trummie" Young; Jimmie Young; Oliver Young)
African American National Biography, accessed April 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Young, Trummy; James Osborne Young; jazz musician, trombonist, trumpeter; born 12 January, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia, United States; played trumpet and then trombone in the school band; left school before graduation and moved to Washington, D.C. ; was a professional trombone player at Hardy Brothers Orchestra, Tommy Myles's band, with nickname “Trummy”, Washington, D.C., Hines's band, Chicago (1933-1937); toured with the Midwest band, the Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra (1937-1943); played for Charlie Barnet's racially mixed orchestra (1943), CBS staff orchestra (1944); was a guest star at Mildred Bailey's radio show; played for Boyd Raeburn's progressive jazz orchestra (1944); joined Benny Goodman's band (1945); formed his own sextet (1945); rejoined Claude Hopkins (1947); played in Honolulu, Hawaii; was a trombonist at the All Stars (1952-1964); recorded sessions with Armstrong, European bands, his own groups; appeared at weekend-long all-star jazz party, Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs (1972); worked with Hines, Disneyland; tour Europe, record, and lead his own groups in Hawaii (1975); died 10 September, 1984 in San Jose, California, United States)