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Trummy Young (Trombone)

Born: 12th January 1912, Savannah, Georgia, USA

Died: 10th September 1984, San Jose, California

Nationality: American

James "Trummy" Young was an American trombonist in the swing era. He established himself as a star during his 12 years playing opposite Louis Armstrong in Armstrong's All Stars. He had one hit with his version of "Margie", which he played and sang with Jimmie Lunceford's orchestra in 1937. During his years with Armstrong, Young changed his trombone style to fit Armstrong's approach to jazz.

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