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Scroll down at the end of each article to read the next profile. All rights reserved including the right to reproduce this article or parts thereof in any form. Tommy There are few more incredible stories than the one Tommy Dorsey wrote himself.
Sinatra later said that only two people scared him during his life; his mother and Tommy Dorsey. He would then offer them more money, in front of Goodman, to join his band. Tommy introduced Elvis Presley to America on his national television program, "Stage Show", before anyone else in television had heard of him.
Presley made six appearances. Tommy privately predicted to his own drummer Louie Bellson that Presley would quickly become one of the biggest names in music. He fired an entire band, in front of a paying audience, on several occasions, once because one trumpeter defied him, and showed up drunk.
His own abstinence from alcohol while trying to get his band off of the ground was suddenly absent when he made it to the top. His life came to an unexpected and abrupt end at the relatively young age of But there is so much more to Tommy than these glimpses.
With coal production low, Pennsylvania is no longer considered the spring of energy that it was inwhen Thomas Francis Dorsey was born in Shenandoah, Pa.
Anthracite coal was king, the chief energy provider of that time. The mines made many of their owners rich. He worked in the tunnels for more than twenty years. Fortunately, he taught himself how to play the cornet while young.
Theresa Dorsey came from a family of self-taught musicians. Her father and six of her brothers played musical instruments. He taught, coached, played in, and directed sixty eight area bands during his career. He then worked as a collier, an above-ground job, where the coal was sized, cleaned and shipped.
He decided music could be that door. Their father made them practice two hours each day, then four. When his father gave Tommy a piece of music to sight read for the first time, he played it flawlessly.
He then asked him to read and play it backward. Tommy played baseball though, and through working jobs that required strength, he became a strong young man.
But, he not only wore glasses, but played a musical instrument, and that set him up for bullying. His temperament was explosive however, and he fought back fast and hard with his fists.
Tough kids grew afraid of him. He was an easy-going child, who grew into a laid-back adult. No one could separate them while fighting without both of them turning on the interloper. Both sons knew that they wanted to become professional musicians.
Jimmy dropped out of high school in his second year. Their mother felt sorry about how hard they had been pushed by their Dad, and remembered Jimmy coming home one night with a few dollars he had earned playing. A local grocer and clarinet player offered Mr.
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