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Trombonist Tommy Dorsey born, Shenandoah, PA. Dorsey recorded with Bix
Beiderbeck in the 1920's and was in demand as a studio musician. He
became the leader of the General Motors of the big band era, when
his band featured arrangments by Sy Oliver, singers Frank Sinatra, Jo
Stafford and the Pied Pipers, drummer Buddy Rich and trumpeter Ziggy
Years ago now--in Rhodesia--listening to Voice of America with Willis Conover I heard Bunk Johnson play When The Saints Go Marching In, and Billie Holiday sing Don't Explain. I knew then there was no other life for me than jazz.