James Sedlar, from Calumet, Michigan, was a high-school hockey and football star turned big-band trumpeter. In the 1950's, he played with the Johnny Long Orchestra, then settled in New York as a session musician, Broadway orchestra player and bandleader. His solo career included two Lps for Kapp Records and Dunhill. He appeared on the Tonight Show, the Barbra Streisand Spectacular, and several Jackie Gleason Shows. He has worked on albums for artists such as Jimmy Smith, Ruth Brown, Grant Green, Laura Nyro and Janis Ian.
Hugo Montenegro And His Orchestra, Jimmy Sedlar And His Orchestra, Jimmy Sedlar His Trumpet & Orchestra, The Jerry Ross Symposium
Singles & EPs
|EPA 4075||James Sedlar||Teenagers Dance The Rockabilly (EP)||RCA||EPA 4075||US||1957||Sell This Version|
|F-334||Jimmy Sedlar* & The Commanders||Jimmy Sedlar* & The Commanders - Once Upon A Dream / Sing A Smiling Song (7", Single)||Buena Vista Records||F-334||US||1959||Sell This Version|
|1000||Jimmy Sedlar*||Shorty's Got To Go / Understanding (7")||Big "M" Records||1000||US||1959||Sell This Version|
|KJB-56||Jimmy Sedlar*||Be My Love / Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes (7")||Kapp Records||KJB-56||US||1965||Sell This Version|
|KJB-59||Jimmy Sedlar*||Ascot||Kapp Records||KJB-59||US||1966||Sell This Version|