Great Solos: Jack Jenney, “Stardust”

An Occasional Series

Jenney is famous for eight-bars of trombone improvisation on Artie Shaw’s 1940 recording of “Stardust.” Several months earlier with his own band, he played a full-length solo on this little-known version of Hoagy Carmichael’s classic song.

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  1. Rob Rothberg says

    Thank you for remembering one of my musical heroes, Jack Jenney, and his remarkable achievement on Stardust. (And don’t forget the alternate take of Stardust — that’s amazing too!)