Trombonist/bandleader Tommy Dorsey was born today 11-19 in 1905. He was known as the 'Sentimental Gentleman of Swing,' and famous for his band singer, Frank Sinatra. Some of the songs he's most associated with include Marie, Opus One and I'll Never Smile Again. Tommy Dorsey passed in 1956.
Tommy Dorsey - I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - "Thomas Francis "Tommy" Dorsey, Jr. (1905-1956) was an American jazz trombonist, trumpeter, composer, and bandleader of the Big Band era. He was known as "The Sentimental Gentleman of Swing", due to his smooth-toned trombone playing. He was the younger brother of bandleader Jimmy Dorsey. After Dorsey broke with his brother in the mid-1930s, he led an extremely popular and highly successful band from the late 1930s into the 1950s."