Big band leader, Tommy Dorsey's brother; composer of "I'm Glad There is You" and "It's the Dreamer in Me," two jazz-pop standards.
He and Tommy founded Dorsey's Novelty Six, which became one of radio's first jazz bands.
He played a number of wind instruments, heard on "I'm Glad There Is You" and "It's The Dreamer In Me," including the clarinet, saxophone, and trumpet.
He married Jane Porter in 1927, and the couple divorced in September 1949.
His talented vocalist was musician Helen O'Connell.
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