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8 thoughts on “ They Didnt Believe Me - Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra - They Didnt Believe Me / Nobody Knows The Trouble Ive Seen (Vinyl)

  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Best Of Tommy Dorsey on Discogs. Label: MCA Records - MCA • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, Compilation • Country: Canada • Genre: Jazz • Style: Swing, Big Band3/5(1).
  2. TOMMY DORSEY: THE KING OF SWING/DANCE BANDS by John Cooper. Tommy Dorsey has been overlooked lately for reasons not totally clear to me. I keep looking for his recordings from his bands, arguably his strongest bands with giant after giant in there--Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Dick Haymes, Buddy Rich, Ziggy Elman, Don Lodice, Chuck Peterson (it's Ziggy and .
  3. Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra closed at the Terrace Room of the Hotel New Yorker. At midnight, the band played “Auld Lang Syne” and segued to “Sandman,” the Dorsey Brothers’ theme. Jimmy Dorsey was replacing Tommy Dorsey at the New Yorker. Jimmy made an entrance and introduced his band with his new theme “Contrasts.”1.
  4. After a few months’ billing as The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, featuring Jimmy Dorsey, the band returned to its original name, the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra. The brothers’ most notable success during the s came with the television program Stage Show (on which Elvis Presley made his TV debut), which they hosted from to Tommy died.
  5. The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra can play a college prom, a country club, a scholastic clinic or a policeman’s ball, all with expertise. But their classic reputation still stands upon their onstage appearances performing for big band audiences in performing arts centers throughout the world.
  6. Jazz Musician, Bandleader. He was by far the most popular band leader of the swing era. His music career unfolded in three stages: The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, co-led by both brothers; The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, with Tommy as leader and then once again The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers Orchestra co-led by both.
  7. Tommy Dorsey, "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", was a master at creating warm, sentimental, and always musical moods – at superb dancing and listening tempos. Tommy sustained these moods through the arrangements of the likes of Paul Weston, Axel Stordahl and Sy Oliver, and he showcased singers who could project them brilliantly.
  8. No doubt a very representative CD of one of the top five big bands from the big band era. However, I would like to point out there is a collection of live broadcast recordings of TD's band covering the period from thru , which is one of the best recordings of any big band from that era, not to mention being arguably the best band TD ever assembled during his illustrious /5(20).

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