James, Harry, 1916-1983

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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

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Medley Lolli pop Manhattan [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Roll'm [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. You're my ideal / harry James, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a, clar ; Dave Matthews, saxo a,... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Too much in love [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. September song [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Too much in love [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. [Benny Goodman collection [microform] : musical arrangements performed by Goodman]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. You can't stop me from dreaming / Teddy Wilson, p ; Harry James, trp ; Archie Rosate, clar... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Burns M. Kattenberg collection on contortion and other papers, 1890-1976. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. On the Alamo [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Erff, George. Harry James Collection, 1916-1983. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. I'll walk alone [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. I cover the waterfront [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Cherry [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. [Benny Goodman collection : musical arrangements performed by Goodman]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Floozie [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn The Benny Goodman Papers, 1910-1992, inclusive Irving S. Gilmore Music Library, Yale University
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Music makers [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Back beat boogie [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. You're my ideal [Multimédia multisupport] / harry James, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a, clar ; Dave Matthews, saxo a,... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Musical arrangements, 1939-ca. 1969. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Sugar foot stomp [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Bellson, Louis. Louis Bellson collection, 1943-1996 (bulk ca. 1950-ca. 1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Jackpot blues [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Medley Lolli pop Manhattan [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. NCSA Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Music makers [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Cherry [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. I'll walk alone [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Ring them bells [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a, clar ; Dave Matthews, saxo a,... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf NCSA Jazz Ensemble. Jazz Ensemble [sound recording]. University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Semans Library
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. You send me [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Just you, just me [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Take it easy [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Ring them bells / Harry James, trp ; Benny Carter, saxo a, clar ; Dave Matthews, saxo a,... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Duke Ellington recordings collection Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. I'm confessin' [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. On the Alamo [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. September song [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. You can't stop me from dreaming [Multimédia multisupport] / Teddy Wilson, p ; Harry James, trp ; Archie Rosate, clar... [et al.]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Every day of my love [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Every day of my love [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Medley ciribiribin Down south camp meeting [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Harlem nocturne [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Medley ciribiribin Down south camp meeting [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Roll'm [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Ultra [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Allen, Fred, 1894-1956. Mail call, radio program [sound recording]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Floozie [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Take it easy [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Ultra [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Flash [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Flash [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Back beat boogie [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. Benny Goodman collection [microform] : musical arrangements performed by Goodman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. I'm confessin' [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Jackpot blues [Multimédia multisupport] / Harry James, trp. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. Check signed : New York, N.Y., 1955 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf James, Harry, 1916-1983. Autograph card signed, dated : [n.p.], 1969 Oct. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Bellson, Louis. person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith Erff, George. person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909- person
associatedWith Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986. person
associatedWith Kattenberg, Burns M., 1901-1974 person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith NCSA Jazz Ensemble. corporateBody
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
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Big band music
Jazz
Arrangement (music)
Occupation
Performer
Bandmasters
Trumpet players
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Birth 1916-03-15

Death 1983-07-05

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