Jimmy Dorsey

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James Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, 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".

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Discography

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2014 American Heartbeat: 1957 Various Artists 1
20 Big Band Favorites Various Artists 1
50 Sweet Bands! 50 Sweet Songs!... And a Million Precious Memories Various Artists 1
100 Favorites of the Fifties Various Artists 1
200 Original Jukebox Hits Various Artists 1
American Big Bands Various Artists 1
American Roadsongs From Coast To Coast Various Artists 1
Back to the 50's Various Artists 1
Best of Swing 2 Various Artists 1
Big Band #1 Hits Various Artists 1
Big Band Blast! The Classic Originals Various Artists 1
Big Band Boogie Various Artists 1
Big Band Music - The Sound of the Fabulous Forties Various Artists 1
Big Bands of the Swinging Years Various Artists 3
Big Bands, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Big Bands, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Black Cotton Vol. 2 Various Artists 1
Chart-Toppers of the Forties Various Artists 1
Dixieland & Swing Jukebox Hits, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Dixieland & Swing Jukebox Hits, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
Dixieland & Swing Jukebox Hits, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
GI Jukebox, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Hotdogs, Hits & Happy Days (disc 4) Various Artists 1
Jazz Favourites Various Artists 1
Kings of Swing Various Artists 1
Kings of Swing Various Artists 1
Legendary Big Bands Various Artists 1
Let's Dance, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
Lindy Hop Jamboree, Part 6: Groovin' Various Artists 1
Remember... The Swinging Big Band Era Various Artists 1
Sentimental Journey Various Artists 1
Songs That Won the War: Swing Again, Yes Indeed! Various Artists 1
Stompin at the Savoy Various Artists 1
Super Hits From 1957 Various Artists 1
Swing Collection Various Artists 1
Swing Dance Big Band Party, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Swing to the Big Bands, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
Swingsation Various Artists 1
The Big Band Collection Various Artists 1
The Big Band Selection, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
The Big Band Selection, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
The Big Band Selection, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
The Big Band Selection, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
The Big Band Sound Various Artists 1
The Big Band Sound, Vol. 2 Various Artists 1
The Big Band Sound, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
The Big Bands, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
The Golden Band Era, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
The Kings of Swing II Various Artists 1
The Many Sides of Alfred Gallodoro, Volume 1 Alfred Gallodoro 1
The Ultimate Love Collection Various Artists 1
Toast to Big Bands Various Artists 1

Album + Remix

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Big Band Remixed and Reinvented Various Artists 1

Other + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 Time Life - The Fabulous Fifties Collection Various Artists 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Fine and Mellow Various Artists 1
Electro Swing The Club Various Artists 1
The Jazz Selection, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
The Roots of Swing n' Jive: Jersey Bounce Various Artists 1
Treasury Of Golden Band Era, Vol.1, Disk C Various Artists 1

Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1996 Big Bands of the Swinging Years Various Artists 1
2007 Jazz Masterpieces Various Artists 1

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