Jimmy Dorsey biography

Jimmy Dorsey

Bandleader, Composer

1904 – 1957

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Who was Jimmy Dorsey?

James "Jimmy" Dorsey was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, trumpeter, composer, and big band leader. He was known as "JD". He composed the jazz and pop standards "I'm Glad There Is You" and "It's The Dreamer In Me".

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Born
Feb 29, 1904
Shenandoah
Also known as
  • James Francis Dorsey
  • Dorsey, Jimmy
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jun 12, 1957
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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