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Tommy Dorsey

Thomas Francis Dorsey Jr. was an American jazz trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader of the big band era. He was known as the "Sentimental Gentleman of Swing" because of his smooth-toned trombone playing. His theme song was "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You". His technical skill on the trombone gave him renown among other musicians. He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. After Dorsey broke with his brother in the mid-1930s, he led an... Read More

Birth nameThomas Francis Dorsey Jr.
BornNovember 19, 1905
Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, U.S.
DiedNovember 26, 1956 (aged 51)
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
GenresBig band, swing, jazz
Occupation(s)Bandleader, trombonist, conductor
Years active1921–1956


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