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Les Tomkins. Tape 1, side A. The Kennedy Center. Brett Wheadon. Retrieved 31 August Teagarden's technique had an enormous influence on trombonists after him. Tommy Dorsey, who was to become one of the most popular trombonists of the swing era, so respected Teagarden's playing that he refused to play a solo while Teagarden was in the same room.
As an arranger, Dorsey knew what he wanted and Nelson had to deliver a high standard of arranging. As Bill Finegan pointed out to me, playing all of those Sy Oliver charts gave Riddle the sense of how to write very dynamic arrangements, which he did about ten years later for Sinatra. Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 25, Austin Chronicle Corp. December 9, Joe Mosbrook. But he also had some extra responsibility, and became Tommy's right-hand man, acting as 'straw-boss', conducting rehearsals, filling in as director when Dorsey was momentarily off the bandstand during the course of a night, or, just for fun, when Tommy would play trumpet and Elman would play trombone.
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In they began recording with a changing slate of musicians they dubbed the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra. After splitting with Jimmy in , Tommy took over the remnants of the recently disbanded Joe Haymes Orchestra. In later years, Sinatra acknowledged his debt to Dorsey and frequently cited him as his main musical influence in terms of phrasing and breath control. Dorsey perfected a ballad style on the trombone, noted for seamless legato phrases and purity of tone.
He earned high praise from critics and fellow musicians for his distinctive sound and accurate intonation. The Dorsey brothers had a tentative reunion in to play themselves in the fictionalized autobiographical film The Fabulous Dorseys.
Tommy with some help from his friend and benefactor , entertainer Jackie Gleason was one of the few prominent bandleaders able to keep a big band going into the mids. Tommy died in , and Jimmy continued to lead the band until his own death the following year.Performer(s): «Tommy Dorsey» «Not So Quiet, Please» Audio: Very Hq - CD Quality Sound -- MP3 Kbps Album: «Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Vol 2» by.