Ultimate Big Band Collection: Tommy Dorsey

Ultimate Big Band Collection: Tommy Dorsey

by Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey


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The Tommy Dorsey volume in Sony's Masterworks Jazz series is a solid, decent-sounding, budget-priced introduction to this band's hits and best-known numbers during a peak period. Dorsey's band was a dance unit to be sure, and everything here, from its midtempo ballads such as "I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You," to its slower, bluesy numbers like "After You've Gone," to the ubiquitous "Boogie Woogie," reflects this. For those looking for an introduction to one of swing's premier units, this little set will do you right.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/01/2011
Label: Masterworks
UPC: 0886978054623
catalogNumber: 780546
Rank: 48981


  1. I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
  2. On Treasure Island
  3. After You've Gone
  4. Jammin'
  5. Satan Takes a Holiday
  6. Stop, Look and Listen
  7. After You
  8. Boogie Woogie
  9. Milenberg Joys, Pts. 1 & 2
  10. Opus #1

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tommy Dorsey   Primary Artist,Trombone
Buddy DeFranco   Clarinet
Bud Freeman   Tenor Saxophone
Max Kaminsky   Trumpet
Yank Lawson   Trumpet
Buddy Rich   Drums
Pee Wee Erwin   Trumpet
Deane Kincaide   Tenor Saxophone
Klink   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Mince   Clarinet
Howard Smith   Piano
Paul Mitchell   Piano
Bob Bain   Guitar
Leonard Atkins   Violin
Noni Bernardi   Alto Saxophone
Bruce Branson   Baritone Saxophone
Sid Cooper   Alto Saxophone
Peter Dimitriades   Violin
Mike Doty   Alto Saxophone
Joseph Goodman   Violin
Arthur "Skeets" Herfurt   Tenor Saxophone
Jenkins   Trombone
Dick Jones   Piano
Steve Lipkins   Trumpet
Vito Mangano   Trumpet
Carmen Mastren   Guitar
Nelson Riddle   Trombone
Clyde Rounds   Alto Saxophone
Hymie Schertzer   Alto Saxophone
George Seaberg   Trumpet
Fred Stulce   Alto Saxophone
Milton Thomas   Viola
Dave Tough   Drums
Gene Traxler   Bass
Alex Beller   Violin
Sid Block   Bass
Sterling Bose   Trumpet
Andrew Ferretti   Trumpet
Fred Camelia   Cello
Elmer Smithers   Trombone
Sid Stoneburn   Clarinet
Ward Silloway   Trombone
Joe Bauer   Trumpet
Dave Uchitel   Viola
Cliff Weston   Trumpet
Dale Pierce   Trumpet
Edythe Wright   Vocals
Dave Jacobs   Trombone
Milt Golden   Piano
Tex Satterwhite   Trombone
Walter Mercurio   Trombone
Joe Park   Tuba
Ben Pickering   Trombone
Mac Cheikes   Guitar
Roger Ellick   Trumpet
Sam Rosen   Drums
Bernie Tinterow   Violin
George Erwin   Trumpet
Lee Castaldo   Trumpet
Bill Graham   Trumpet
Joe Dixon   Clarinet
Irving Russin   Alto Saxophone
Johnny van Eps   Tenor Saxophone
Maurice Purtill   Drums
Andy Ferretti   Trumpet
Walt Benson   Trombone
Ruth Rubenstein Goodman   Violin
Reba Robinson   Harp
Moe Zudekoff   Trombone
Manny Fiddler   Violin
Gale Curtis   Alto Saxophone
E.W. "Red" Bone   Trombone
Charles Spivak   Trumpet
Billy Bunch   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Jelly Roll Morton   Composer
Larry Clinton   Composer
Deane Kincaide   Arranger
Sy Oliver   Composer
Pinetop Smith   Composer
George Van Eps   Composer
Noni Bernardi   Arranger
Henry Creamer   Composer
John Hudson   Product Development
Turner Layton   Composer
Paul Mares   Composer
Glenn Miller   Arranger
John Van Eps   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
Paul Weston & His Orchestra   Arranger
George Bassman   Composer
Sid Garris   Composer
Roxanne Slimak   Art Direction
Sam Coslow   Composer
Edgar Leslie   Composer
Ralph Freed   Composer
Siegel   Composer
Joe Burke   Composer
Leon Ropollo   Composer

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