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Lester Lanin

Lester Lanin was the very best known of a family group of music siblings who all, between them, were able to keep a significant existence in music for near 80 years. He was, like his brothers Sam and Howard, a bandleader; even though technically his group of music was “jazz,” …

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Leo Reisman

Dubbed “the String Quartet of Dance Rings” by composer Jerome Kern, the Leo Reisman Orchestra also obtained fame like a releasing pad for talents including Fred Astaire, Eddy Duchin, Harold Arlen, and Dinah Shore. Based on the Big Rings Database, Reisman was created in Boston in 1897 and started violin …

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Carmen Cavallaro

“The Poet from the Piano,” Carmen Cavallaro was created Might 6, 1913 in NEW YORK; though a classically-trained performer, with time he extended into pop preparations in the setting of his key motivation, Eddy Duchin. Following a four-year stint because the highlighted soloist with bandleader Al Kavelin, in 1937 Cavallaro …

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Vincent Lopez

b. 30 Dec 1898, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 20 Sept 1975, North Miami, Florida, USA. The famous pianist and innovator of an extremely popular ‘lovely design’ dance music group, Lopez originally designed to go in to the church, and in addition tried his hands like a businessman. Nevertheless, his …

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Eddy Duchin

“Sweet” bands had been often even more pop than jazz, and Duchin’s was zero different. His music group was hugely well-known within the ’30s, producing not only plenty of information but radio and film performances. His profession waned within the ’40s because of a combined mix of armed forces service …

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Ray Noble

Ray Noble had an unusual career. Perhaps most obviously as the author of “THE Considered You,” “I Hadn’t Anyone Right up until You,” “The Contact of Your Lip area,” “Goodnight Sweetheart” and “Cherokee” (in addition to leader from the orchestra which supported the favorite radio display of Edgar Bergen), Noble …

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Ted Weems

Bandleader, violinist, and trombonist Ted Weems & His Orchestra were being among the most popular destinations over the Midwest music circuit through the entire period separating both Globe Wars, earning their greatest achievement using the novelty strike “Piccolo Pete.” Weems was created Sept 26, 1901, in Pitcairn, PA; he arranged …

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The Louis Lester Band

The Louis Lester Music group is an organization made by writer/director Stephen Poliakoff, with music by composer Adrian Johnston, designed for the BBC2 television miniseries Dance on the Advantage, to depict a 1930s-era golf swing music group. The series was afterwards re-broadcast on Showtime. Professional Chiwetel Ejiofor superstars as the …

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Julius Lenzberg

Composer and bandleader Julius Lenzberg — referred to as “Jules” to his relatives and buddies — hailed from Baltimore and began his profession accompanying dance lessons on the piano; his initial structure, “Ball’s Academy March” (1894), was focused on his company. Lenzberg had currently released a few parts by 1903 …

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The Versatile Four

Also known sometimes mainly because the Versatile Three, the Versatile Four was an Afro-American string band that grew from the Versatile Entertainers Quintet, an ensemble that performed at James Reese Europe’s Clef Club in-may 1910. The primary players had been banjoist Anthony Tuck, created in Danville, VA around 1880; pianist …

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