Harry James

Harry James

Born Mar 15, 1916
  • Musician, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Actor
Henry Haag “Harry” James was an actor and musician best known as a trumpeter who led a swing band during the Big Band Swing Era of the 1930s and 1940s. He was especially known among musicians for his astonishing technical proficiency as well as his superior tone.

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: Musician, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Actor


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 15, 1916 - Jul 5, 1983 (67 years old)

Place of Birth

: Albany

Date of Death

: Jul 5, 1983

Place of Death

: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metropolitan Statistical Area

Cause of Death

: Lymphoma

Harry James Film Roles

  1. If I'm Lucky
    If I'm Lucky
  2. Best Foot Forward
  3. Mario Lanza
  4. Carnegie Hall
    Carnegie Hall
  5. Private Buckaroo
  6. Road to Victory
  7. The Ladies Man
  8. Bathing Beauty
  9. The Sting II
    Band Leader

Harry James Film Appearances

  1. Buddy Rich: Jazz Legend: 1917-1987

Harry James TV Starring Roles

  1. Cavalcade of Bands

Harry James TV Guest Roles

  1. Premiere Show
  2. Lucy Wins a Racehorse
    Lucy Wins a Racehorse
  3. Harry James, Millard Hopper, The Zippy Monkeys
  4. The Black Sheep / Harry James / Henny Youngman
  5. Harry James; Helen Kane; Gracie Fields; Paul Ritts; Mary Halliday
  6. Entertainment on Wheels
  7. All-Star Line-up
  8. Season 3, Episode 34
  9. Host: Betty Grable

Harry James Albums

  1. Shiatsu
  2. A Place to Dream
  3. Sacred Woman
  4. Time Temptress
  5. Pure Relaxation
  6. Andean Spirit
  7. Celtic Legend
  8. Colour Healing
  9. Crystals
  10. Ghosts

Harry James Subject of Books

  1. Trumpet Blues: The Life of Harry James