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Thomas Francis "Tommy" Dorsey, Jr. (November 19, 1905 - November 26, 1956) was an American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era. He was known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. Although he was not known for being a notable soloist, his technical skill on the trombone gave him renown amongst other musicians. He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. After Dorsey broke with his brother in the mid-1930s… read more

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  • Born 107 years ago today. His music lives on!
  • Frank Sinatra owe to this man in his early carreer :)
  • super win.
  • http://www.lastfm.es/group/Live%2BLike%2BIn%2BThe%2B50%2527s%2B%2526%2B60%2527s
  • candy to my ear
  • one of the fathers of swing!!!
  • Fantastic Swing-My Dad had this one on an old college 78 RPM and I wore it out before I knew what it was all about.
  • Could even be a 'magnum opus'!
  • I heard this song in an elevator once, was snapping my fingers to the top!
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