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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…

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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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