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James Young (VI) (1912–1984)

James Young was born on January 12, 1912 in Savannah, Georgia, USA. He was married to Sally. He died on September 10, 1984 in San Jose, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2010 Get Him to the Greek (writer: "T'Ain't What You Do (It's The Way That You Do It)" - as Trummy Young)
 2009 Johnny Mercer: The Dream's on Me (TV Movie documentary) (music: "Trav'lin' Light" - as Trummy Young)
 2009 Youth in Revolt (writer: "T'Ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)" - as Trummy Young)
 2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (writer: "T'Aint What You Do (It's the Way That Cha Do It)" - as Young)
 2001/I Focus (writer: "'Taint What You Do (It's the Way That Cha DoIt)" (1939) - as James Oliver Young)
 1999 Swing (writer: "T'Aint What You Do")
 1994 River of Grass (writer: "Trav'lin' Light" - as Trummy Young)
 1993 Dennis the Menace (writer: "Whatcha Know Joe" - as James Oliver Young)
 1993 Swing Kids (writer: "'TAIN'T WHAT YOU DO (IT'S THE WAY THAT CHA DO IT)")
 1982 Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 30 December 1982 (1982) ... (writer: "T'ain't What You Do (It's the Way That You Do It)")
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special) (performer: "Now You Has Jazz" - as Trummy Young, uncredited)
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 1956 High Society
Louis' Trombonist (uncredited)
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 1959 Die Nacht vor der Premiere
Himself (trombone) (as Trummy Young)
 1957 The Edsel Show (TV Special)
Himself - Trombonist (as Trummy Young)
 1957 Satchmo the Great (Documentary)
Himself - 'Trummy' Young (as 'Trummy' Young)
 1954 The Glenn Miller Story

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'Trummy' Young | Trummy Young

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Member of Louis Armstrong and His Band (aka "Louis Armstrong and His All-Stars").

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