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    1. Samunris

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      Jimmy Dorsey was both an accomplished reed player, specializing in alto saxophone and clarinet, and one of the top bandleaders of the swing era. In the early and late periods of his career, he co-led bands with his younger brother Tommy; in between, he scored a series of Latin-tinged hits that established his orchestra as one of the most successful recording and performing units of the early '40s.
    2. Kazijinn

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      Seventeen radio transcription recordings made by Jimmy Dorsey around , and particularly priceless as studio documents by a band that hardly ever had a chance to record. The vocalists are Claire Hogan and Larry Noble, taking over for Helen O'Connell and Bob Eberly, respectively, on such classics as "Tangerine" and "Green Eyes," both of which are handled in a slower -- and, in this reviewer's .
    3. Kazrajind

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      Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra; Lee Castle and Carole Taran, vocals; Lee Castle, conductor. Event notes: Recorded at Criteria Studios, Miami, Fla. Description: 1 audio disc: digital ; 4 3/4 in. Contents: --Evil ways () --Gimme Jimmy (the Dorsey rap).
    4. Gardalmaran

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      Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Dorsey, Then and Now: The Fabulous New Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra - Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra on AllMusic -
    5. Meztikazahn

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      The material here, 26 tracks drawn mostly from radio airchecks and other sources, sounds great and it shows off both sides of Dorsey 's output, the "sweet" pop numbers that got him most of his chart action, and the jazzier instrumentals that gave him his rep in jazz circles. "Blue Lou" and the other instrumentals here show off a top-ranked swing band, while vocal numbers, variously featuring Bob Eberly, Helen .
    6. Gam

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      They quickly became one of the most innovative bands of the Swing Era. In , the rivalry between two brothers led to the split of the band, with Jimmy remaining in the band, and Tommy forming a new one. The two separate orchestras of the Dorsey brothers became the most popular bands in America.

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