James, Harry, 1916-1983Alternative names
Clarinettist and bandleader.
From the description of Autograph card signed, dated : [n.p.], 1969 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914788
James was a swing-era bandleader and trumpet player. After playing briefly with the Benny Goodman orchestra, he established his own band in 1939 and reached the height of his popularity in the mid-1940s. During the 1950s and 1960s, James played mainly in various Las Vegas lounges. He continued performing until shortly before his death in 1983.
From the description of Musical arrangements, 1939-ca. 1969. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31616803
- Big band music
- Arrangement (music)
- Trumpet players