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Cy Coleman

Cy Coleman did have smll effect on jazz picture, but his main importance shows up as composer and force in theater. He previously a recital at Steinway Hall at age six, and was playing Manhattan very night clubs at 17. Coleman produced a trio in 1948 while still students at …

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Harold Arlen

An American songwriting legend and son of the cantor, Harold Arlen was fascinated early in his life using the sound of ragtime. While performing in his father’s synagogue he also performed ragtime piano in regional Buffalo rings and followed silent movies. After organizing for the Buffalodians, Arlen shifted to NY. …

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Sammy Kaye

Sammy Kaye’s music group was a textbook exemplory case of “sugary” dance rings: large groupings whose agreements seldom swung in the real sense, but were extremely popular among those that enjoyed overly sentimental light pop and novelty music. Kaye started building his status in college, after that became popular on …

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