Buddy Morrow

Knowledge Identifier: +Buddy_Morrow


Buddy Morrow

American trombonist and bandleader add

Category: Music (655)

Born in 1919.

Countries: United States (88%), (6%), US (6%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Claude Thornhill

Linked to: Juilliard School, International Trombone Association, Chilton Company




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Buddy Morrow was born in 1919 add something


He first became Muni Morrow, Buddy Morrow, when he joined the Tommy Dorsey trombone section in 1938 add something


In 1939, he performed with Paul Whiteman's Concert Orchestra for their Decca/Brunswick recording of Gershwin's "Concerto in F" add something


In 1940, Morrow joined his former Shaw band-mate Tony Pastor and his band for a little while, but this was only a short detour on his way to replacing Ray Conniff in the Bob Crosby band add something


Donn Trenner - He began his career playing with Ted Fio Rito from 1943-45, and followed this with a slot in Buddy Morrow's orchestra in 1947


His early 1950s records such as "Rose, Rose, I Love You" and "Night Train" appeared in the US "Billboard" charts add something


Hal Stein - Having studied at Juilliard during 1950–51, Stein went on to work with Gene Krupa, Buddy Morrow, Les_Elgart, Artie Shaw, Charles Mingus, Rudy Williams, Roy Haynes, Georgie Auld, Claude Thornhill, J. C. Heard and others


RCA Victor sponsored him as director of his own band in 1951 add something


"Night Train" reached No. 23 in the UK Singles Chart in March 1953 add something


In 1959 and 1960 Morrow's Orchestra released two albums of American television theme songs; "Impact" and "Double Impact" respectively add something


Ellery Eskelin - From late 1981 until early 1983 Eskelin toured with swing era trombonist Buddy Morrow in a big band setting performing one-nighters across the country and culminating in a tour of South America in early 1983


In 2009, Morrow was awarded the International Trombone Association's Lifetime Achievement award, an award that is given to a person who has significantly changed trombone playing around the world add something

Buddy Morrow died in 2010 add something


He was most recently the leader of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, through September 24, 2010 add something


Morrow died in the morning on September 27, 2010 add something


Tommy Dorsey - Buddy Morrow conducted the Tommy Dorsey orchestra until his death on September 27, 2010