Jimmy Dorsey

Jimmy Dorsey
Aliases
Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
Jimmy Dorsey and His Original Dorseyland Jazz Band
Jimmy Dorsey with Orchestra and Chorus
Real name
James Dorsey
Born
February 29, 1904
Died
June 12, 1957
Country
United States
IPI
00008544885
Comments
Clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, bandleader and composer. Dorsey died of lung cancer.
Member of
The Dorsey Brothers
The Charleston Chasers
The Californian Ramblers
Related
Tommy Dorsey Brother
Herb Ellis
Helen O'Connell O'Connell sang with Dorsey's band from 1939 to 1943.
Joe Venuti Trumpet, clarinet and alto sax in The Blue Five
Roc Hillman Guitarist in Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
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Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
Dixie by Dorsey Jimmy Dorsey and His Original Dorseyland Jazz Band December 1949 Columbia
Last Moments of Greatness Volume I Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey 1960 Urania
Lee Castle and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra Play Bacharach/David Lee Castle and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra 1968 Pickwick

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
All God's Chillun Got Rhythm Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
All That Glitters Is Not Gold Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra May 1946 Decca
All This and Heaven Too Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1940 Decca
A Man and His Dream Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
Angela Mia Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1948 MGM
A Picture of Me Without You Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1935 Decca
Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing in a Hurry Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra January 1942 Decca
At a Perfume Counter (On the Rue de la Paix) Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
At the Crossroads Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
Ballerina Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1947 MGM
Blue Champagne Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
Body and Soul Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Boog-It Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Helen O'Connell May 1940 Decca
Brothers ! Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey with Orchestra 1954 Bell
Change Partners Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra September 1951 Columbia
Comes Love Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Daybreak Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
Don't Be That Way Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Easy to Love Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1936 Decca
Falling Leaves Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1940 Decca
Fools Fall in Love Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra June 1940 Decca
Give Me the Simple Life Bing Crosby and Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1945 Decca
Heartaches Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra February 1947 MGM
Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Sea Food, Mama?) Andrews Sisters with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
If I'm Lucky Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1946 Decca
If We Never Meet Again - Dippermouth Blues Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra - Jimmy Dorsey's Orchestra and Louis Armstrong 1936 Decca
I Get Along Without You Very Well Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra March 1939 Decca
I'll Never Ask for More - Deep Night Dorsey Brothers and Their Orchestra - The Goofus Five and Their Orchestra 1929 OKeh
I'm an Old Cowhand (From the Rio Grande) Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra August 1936 Decca
I'm Just Wild About Harry Jimmy Dorsey with Spike Hughes and His Three Blind Mice 1930 Decca
In the Middle of a Dream Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
I Remember You Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
It's All Yours Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
It's Funny to Everyone but Me Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
I Understand Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra January 1941 Decca
I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
I've Got You Under My Skin Frances Langford with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1936 Decca
Jersey Bounce Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
Joseph! Joseph! Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Jump Back, Honey Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1952 Columbia
Keep a Knockin' Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1940 Decca
Kiss Me Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1950 Columbia
La Rosita Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
Let's Get Lost Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1943 Decca
Let's Stop the Clock Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Little Curly Hair in a High Chair Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1940 Decca
Lost and Found Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Lost in Loveliness Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra featuring Jimmy Dorsey 1954 Bell
Maria Elena Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
Me and My Melinda Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra March 1942 Decca
More and More Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra February 1945 Decca
My Devotion Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra July 1942 Decca
My Ideal Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1944 Decca
On a Little Street in Singapore Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
On the Sentimental Side Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1938 Decca
Pennies from Heaven Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1936 Decca
QuiĆ©n Sabe? (Who Knows?) Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra March 1947 MGM
Robins and Roses Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1936 Decca
Sleepy Lagoon Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
Someday Sweetheart Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
So Rare Jimmy Dorsey with Orchestra and Chorus 1957 Fraternity
Stairway to the Stars Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Swing That Music Louis Armstrong with Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra 1940 Decca
Tangerine Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
The Love Bug Will Bite You (If You Don't Watch Out) Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
The Mem'ry of a Rose Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
The Things We Did Last Summer Bing Crosby and Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra 1946 Decca
The White Cliffs of Dover Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra December 1941 Decca
They Can't Take That Away From Me Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
They're Either Too Old or Too Young Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1943 Decca
This is No Dream Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
This Is No Laughing Matter Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra December 1941 Decca
This is Worth Fighting For Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra June 1942 Decca
Tiger Rag Jimmy Dorsey with Spike Hughes and His Three Blind Mice 1930 Decca
Tomorrow Night Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1939 Decca
Tomorrow's Sunrise Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1942 Decca
Too Marvelous for Words Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1937 Decca
Welcome Stranger Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1936 Decca
What Will I Tell My Heart Bing Crosby with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1937 Brunswick
When the Sun Comes Out Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1941 Decca
When You Wore a Tulip (And I Wore a Big Red Rose) Jimmy Dorsey and His Original Dorseyland Jazz Band 1950 Columbia
You Don't Have to Be a Baby to Cry Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra July 1950 Columbia
You Let Me Down Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra November 1935 Decca

Performances also appear on

Title Performer Release date Label
Invitation to Dance Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra 1954 Varieton

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A Salute to the Fabulous Dorseys Buddy Morrow and His Orchestra 1957 Mercury
Ted Heath Recalls the Fabulous Dorseys Ted Heath 1957 Decca