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Ziggy Elman (1914–1968)

Famed trumpeter, composer ("And the Angels Sing"), and conductor, a member of the orchestras of Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey between 1936 and 1943. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, then rejoined the Dorsey orchestra in 1945 (to 1947). Later he formed his own orchestra, and appeared in films and made many records. Joining ... See full bio »

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 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (music: "And the Angels Sing")
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Remember When (2007) ... (performer: "Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)")
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (writer: "And The Angels Sing")
 1994 Radioland Murders (writer: "And the Angels Sing")
 1966 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.33 (1966) ... (music: "And the Angels Sing" - uncredited)
 1961 Sing Along with Mitch (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.11 (1961) ... (music: "And the Angels Sing" - uncredited)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Hunt (1960) ... (writer: "And The Angels Sing")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story (writer: "And the Angels Sing")
 1955 This Is Your Music (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- A Salute to Johnny Mercer (1955) ... (music: "And The Angels Sing")
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 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Ziggy Elman
 1947 The Fabulous Dorseys
 1943 Du Barry Was a Lady
Trumpet Player (uncredited)
 1942 Ship Ahoy
Trumpet Player (uncredited)
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 1955-1956 Shower of Stars (TV Series)
Himself - Trumpeter / Himself
- More Gold Records (1956) ... Himself - Trumpeter
- Gold Records (1955) ... Himself
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 2005 Great Performances (TV Series)
- From Shtetl to Swing (2005) ... Himself

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Was at one time a drummer in Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra. See more »

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