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Elmer Schoebel

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Even though name of Elmer Schoebel is little-known in jazz history, he composed several songs that became hallmarks including “Bugle Call Rag,” “Farewell Blues,” “Nobody’s Sweetheart,” “Copenhagen,” and “Prince of Wails.” Schoebel began his professional profession playing piano for silent films in Champaign, Illinois. He followed a number of works in vaudeville and displays, and in 1920 performed in Chicago using the 20th Hundred years Jazz Music group. His greatest popularity as a new player was because of his function (and recordings) with the brand new Orleans Tempo Kings during 1922-1923. Schoebel after that led his personal band, visited NY with Isham Jones’ Orchestra in 1925, came back to Chicago and got several short-term organizations including with Louis Panico and Artwork Kassel. He also had written preparations for the Melrose Posting House. Schoebel mainly worked like a writer within the 1930s, getting the principle musical arranger for Warner Bros NY publishing business. He came back to playing on an intermittent basis in the past due ’40s, including with Conrad Janis’ Music group, Blue Steele’s Tempo Rebels (1958), so when innovator of his personal organizations in St. Petersburg, Florida. Schoebel was energetic as a new player until his loss of life, but was mainly neglected, although his tracks have stayed played frequently. His one day as a innovator led to two amounts (“Copenhagen” and “Prince of Wails”) documented in 1929.

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Died December 14, 1970, St. Petersburg, Florida, United States


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boardwalk Empire 2012 TV Series music - 1 episode
Get Low 2009 writer: "Farewell Blues" 1922
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian 2009 writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
American Masters TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode, 2007 music - 1 episode, 1997
The Aviator 2004 lyrics: "Bugle Call Rag" 1923 / music: "Bugle Call Rag" 1923
The Thirteenth Floor 1999 writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
La fille sur le pont 1999 writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
Swing Kids 1993 writer: "BUGLE CALL RAG"
Royal Society Jazz Orchestra 1986 TV Special lyrics: "Bugle Call Rag" / music: "Bugle Call Rag"
The Agatha Christie Hour 1982 TV Series music - 1 episode
Zoot Suit 1981 writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
The Lively Ones 1963 TV Series music - 1 episode
Jazz Party 1958 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Benny Goodman Story 1956 writer: "Bugle-Call Rag"
I'll See You in My Dreams 1951 writer: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Hollywood Bound 1947 music: "Bugle Call Rag"
Swingin' Down the Scale 1946 Short writer: "Farewell Blues"
That's the Spirit 1945 writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
It's a Pleasure 1945 music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Waterloo Road 1945 writer: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Two Thousand Women 1944 writer: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Atlantic City 1944 music: "NOBODY'S SWEETHEART"
Stormy Weather 1943 music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" 1924 - uncredited
Stage Door Canteen 1943 music: "Bugle Call Rag" 1922 - uncredited
Orchestra Wives 1942 writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Jan Garber and His Orchestra 1941 Short music: "Bugle Call Rag"
I'm Nobody's Sweetheart Now 1940 music: "Nobody's Sweetheart"
Moments of Charm 1939 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
Swing, Hutton, Swing 1937 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Borrah Minevitch and His Harmonica Rascals 1935 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Phil Spitalny and His Musical Queens 1934 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Vaudeville 1934/II Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
A Bundle of Blues 1933 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag"
Abe Lyman & Band 1933 Short writer: "Farewell Blues" - uncredited
Smash Your Baggage 1932 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Betty Boop's Ups and Downs 1932 Short writer: "Bugle Call Rag" - uncredited
Betty Boop, M.D. 1932 Short music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Metro Movietone Revue 1930/I Short music: "Ten Little Miles from Town" - uncredited
The Vagabond Lover 1929 music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" 1929 - uncredited
Red Nichols and His Five Pennies 1929 Short music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
High Hat 1929 Short music: "Nobody's Sweetheart" - uncredited
Aunt Jemima: The Original Fun Flour Maker 1927 Short writer: "Everybody Stomp" - uncredited

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