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Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis]

cast, clarinet, cornet, trumpet, alto saxophone, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, alto saxophone, clarinet, danceband leader, alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, baritone saxophone, leader, leader


born: 29 Feb 1904 Shenandoah, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 2  

died: 12 Jun 1957 New York / city, USA Source: 2  

date of Variety obit: 19 Jun 1957  

The Music Sack has 50 items with information about Jimmy [James Francis] Dorsey:


 2000

Indice de Autores e Intepretes

p. 321-356 In:
Miranda, Francisco Alia
La musica en la radio : radio Ciudad Real EAJ 65 y sus discos de pizarra
Coordinador: Francisco Alia Miranda
Cuenca: Ediciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2000, 378 p.

Number of People : 2,443


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1995

Tracy, Sheila
Bands, booze and broads
Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 1995, 319 p.

Number of People : 26

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1993

Rubiner, Julia M.
Contemporary musicians volume 8
Edited by Julia M. Rubiner
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research, 1993, 311 p.

Number of People : 61


 1993

Lombardi, Giorgio
New Orleans, Chicago, New York
Retrospettiva sul jazz tradizionale alla ricerca di un patrimonio da salvare
Anzco: De Rubeis, 1993, 375 p.

Number of People : 64


 1992

Dorough, Prince
Popular-music culture in America
New York: Ardsley House Publishers Inc., c1992, 352 p.

Number of People : 96


 1992

Whitburn, Joel
The Billboard book of top 40 hits
5th edition
New York: An imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, 1992, 674 p.

Number of People : 1,471

More Details : (1 Section)


 1992

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Billard, Francois
Jazz anthology (1918-1939)
Paris: EPM, 1991, 391 p.

Number of People : 385


 1989 Source: 1

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989

Walker, Leo
The big band almanac
New York: Da Capo Paperback, 1989

Number of People : 268


 1989

Schuller, Gunther
The swing era. The development of jazz 1930-1945
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989

Number of People : 47


 1988

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1987

Index To Artists

p. 1157-1189 In:
Rust, Brian
Forbes, Sandy
British dance bands on record 1911 to 1945
By Brian Rust & Sandy Forbes
General Gramophone Publications, 1987

Number of People : 2,725


 1987

Towler, Edward
British dance bands 1920-1949 on 12-inch long-playing records
Supplement to original edition
Compiled by Edward Towler
Harrow, Middlesex: General Gramophone Publications, 1987, 91 p.

Number of People : 69


 1986

Billard, Francois
Histoire du saxophone
Paris: Joseph Clims, 1986, 326 p.

Number of People : 134


 1986

Gee, Harry R.
Saxophone soloists and their music 1844-1985
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986

Number of People : 905


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Towler, Edward
British dance bands 1920-1949 on 12-inch long-playing records
Compiled by Edward Towler
Harrow, Middlesex: General Gramophone Publications, 1985, 268 p.

Number of People : 149


 1985

Chilton, John
Simmen, John
Who's who of jazz : Storyville to Swing Street
Foreword by John Simmen
London: Macmillan, 1985, 175 p.

Number of People : 1,172


 1982

Nite, Norm N.
Clark, Dick
Rock on : the illustrated encyclopedia of rock n' roll : the solid gold years
Updated edition
Special introductin by Dick Clark
New York: Harper & Row, 1982

Number of People : 1,678


 1981

Inside the big bands

p. 75 In:
Simon, George Thomas
The big bands
New York: Schirmer Books, 1981

Number of People : 71


 1981

Horricks, Raymond
Gammond, Peter
Big bands
Edited by Peter Gammond and Raymond Horricks
Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1981, 183 p.
      (Series: Music on record; 2)

Number of People : 106


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Shore, Dinah
Simon, George Thomas
The best of the music makers. From Acuff to Ellington to Presley to Sinatra to Zappa and 279 more of the most popular performers of the last fifty years
By George T. Simon and friends
Foreword by Dinah Shore
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 635 p.

Number of People : 256


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Artists Index

p. 2006-2066 In:
Rust, Brian
The American dance band discography 1917-1942
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1975, 2066 p.

Number of People : 4,347


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1971

Londeix, J.M.
125 ans de musique pour saxophone
Paris: Leduc, 1971

Number of People : 1,295


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


 1953

Wiedemann, Erik
Jorgensen, John
Jazzens hvem-hv ad-hvor
Redaktorer: John Jorgensen og Erik Wiedemann
Copenhagen: Politikens forlag, 1953, 391 p.

Number of People : 688


 1952

Spaeth, Edmund
Music and dance in New York State
New York: Bureau of Music Research, 1952

Number of People : 863

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Mize, J.T.H. / Dr.
The international who is who in music
Fifth (Mid-Century) Edition
Dr. J.T.H. Mize Editor-in-Chief
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, 1951, 576 p.

Number of People : 2,918

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1943

Miller, Paul Eduard
Miller's yearbook of popular music
Chicago: Pem Publications, 1943, 195 p.

Number of People : 573


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1936

Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 389

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1936

Antrim, Doron Kemp
Paul Whiteman, Jimmy Dorsey, Rudy Vallee, Freddie Rich, Glen Gray, Frank Skinner, Enric Madriguers, Jimmy Dale, Merle Johnston, Guy Lombardo, Uriel Davis and Duke Ellington Give their Secrets of Dance Band Success
New York: Famous Stars Publishing Co., 1936

Number of People : 12


 1936

[listed as a member of a group]

The above item is part of :
Schleman, Hilton R.
Rhythm on record.
A complete survey and register of all the principal recorded dance music from 1906 to 1936, and a who's who of the artists concerned in the making
London: Melody Maker, 1936, 333 p.

Number of People : 2,656


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