Category The 1900’s

Ella Fitzgerald Part Two

Ella Fitzgerald Part Two

Ella Fitzgerald Part Two

You no longer have to wait, for it’s here, Ella Fitzgerald Part Two. I been trying to get this on my website, for 57 years. I know the internet wasn’t invented yet, nor was I a fan, but I knew I had to publish it before I do Part Three.

Early Career


A young Fitzgerald, photographed by Carl Van Vechten in 1940

While she seems to have survived during 1933 and 1934 in part from singing on the streets of HarlemFitzgerald made her most important debut at age 17 on November 21, 1934, in one of the earliest Amateur Nights at the Apollo Theater. She had intended to go on stage and dance, but she was intimidated by a local dance duo called the Edwards Sisters and opted to sing instead. Performing in the style of Connee Boswell, she sang

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Harry James Part One

Harry James Part One

Harry James Part One

I like the band leaders, specially him, because I watch old movies, and I saw him in a few of them, so I’m doing Harry James Part One.


Harry Haag James (March 15, 1916 July 5, 1983) was an American musician who is best known as a trumpet-playing band leader who led a big band from 1939 to 1946He broke up his band for a short period in 1947 but shortly after he reorganized and was active again with his band from then until his death in 1983. He was especially known among musicians for his technical proficiency as well as histone, and was influential on new trumpet players from the late 1930s into the 1940s. He was also an actor in a number of films that usually featured his band.

Harry James

James c. 1942

Born

Harry Haag James

March 1...

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Ella Fitzgerald Part One

Ella Fitzgerald Part One

Ella Fitzgerald Part One

I can’t believe I missed her, she’s great, and that’s why I’m doing her now, in Ella Fitzgerald Part One. I also found that I have and album, which I bought years before, , so this blog will have that also.

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 June 15, 1996) was an African-American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasingintonation, and a horn-like improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.

Ella Fitzgerald


Fitzgerald in November 1946

Born

Ella Jane Fitzgerald

April 25, 1917

Newport News, Virginia, U.S.

Died

June 15, 1996 (aged 79).

Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

Spouses

Be...

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Muddy Waters Part Four

Muddy Waters Part Four

Muddy Waters Part Four

This is Muddy Waters Part Four, and I hope you will enjoy his album afterwards. I have Disc Two, of my album of his (Part Three has Disc One). I would get another alum of his, but for now, I’m done with this four part segment. I’ll try to find more information about him, and when I do, I’ll buy another album, and up load it to my blog. I wish that it could never end, until iTunes runs out of albums, but that’s too much for even me to bare. Of course iTunes can try to ask him to record more, I’m sure that Apple Computers, have the technology to raise him from the dead. Well I had seven PC’s in my life, and I was drying of boredom, so I’m assuming that Apple can bring me back to life, and it did...

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Muddy Waters Part Three

Muddy Waters Part Three

Muddy Waters Part Three

I been a fan of his since I was a fan of The Rolling Stones (1970’s), so with great pleasure, it’s time for Muddy Waters Part Three.

Performances and Crossover, 1958 1970


Muddy toured England with Spann in 1958, where they were backed by local Dixieland-style or trad jazz musicians, including members of Chris Barber‘s band. At the time, English audiences had only been exposed to acoustic folk blues, as performed by artists such as Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Big Bill Broonzy. Both the musicians and audiences were unprepared for Muddy Waters‘ performance, which included his electric slide guitar playing. He recalled:.
They thought I was a Big Bill Broonzy but I wasn’t. I had my amplifier and Spann and I was going to do a Chi...

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Legendary Nat King Cole Part One

Legendary Nat King Cole Part One

Nathaniel Adams Coles (March 17, 1919 — February 15, 1965), well-known skillfully as Nat King Cole, was an American jazz pianist and also singer. He tape-recorded over one hundred tunes that came to be appeal the pop graphes. His triad was the version for little jazz sets that adhered to. Cole additionally acted in movies as well as on tv and also executed on Broadway. He was the initial African American guy to hold an American tv collection.

Nat King Cole

Legendary Nat King Cole Part One

Legendary Nat King Cole Part One

Nat King Cole, June 1947

History info

Birth name

Nathaniel Adams Coles

Birthed

March 17, 1919

Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.

Died

February 15, 1965 (aged 45)

Santa Monica, California, U.S.

Genres

Jazzswingbluestraditional pop

Professions

Artist

Instruments

Pianovocals

Years ene...

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Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty

Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty

Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty

Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty

I’m now doing Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty, but don’t worry, I have one more in the works. This is Legendary Frank Sinatra Part Twenty, I hope you stick around to hear this album, I got to do quick, for I’m going to start another Frank Sinatra blog, for tomorrow.

Death

Sinatra passed away with his partner at his side at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on May 14, 1998, aged 82, after a cardiac arrest. Sinatra had illness throughout the last couple of years of his life, as well as was often hospitalized for heart and also breathing troubles, hypertension, pneumonia as well as bladder cancer cells. He was additionally detected as having mental deterioration...

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The Talented Bob Hope Part Four

The Talented Bob Hope Part Four

Extramarital events

The Talented Bob Hope Part Four

The Talented Bob Hope Part Four

With Dorothy Lamour in Road to Bali Hope had a credibility as a philanderer and also remained to see various other ladies throughout his marital relationship. Zoglin created in”Hope: Entertainer of the Century”– “Bob Hope had events with carolers ladies, model, vocalists and also showbiz would-bes up right into his 70s. He had a various woman on his arm every evening. He was still having events right into his 80s. …
As simply one instance amongst several, in 1949 while Hope remained in Dallas on a promotion scenic tour for his radio program, he satisfied Barbara Payton, an agreement gamer at Universal Studios, that at the time got on her very own public relationships ride...

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The Talented Bob Hope Part Three

The Talented Bob Hope Part Three

Theater

Hope’s very first Broadway looks, in 1927’s The Sidewalks of New York and also 1928’s Ups-a-Daisy, were small walk-on components. He went back to Broadway in 1933 to star as Huckleberry Haines in the Jerome Kern/ Dorothy Fields music Roberta. Jobs in the musicals Say When, the 1936 Ziegfeld Follies with Fanny Brice, and also Red, Hot and also Blue with Ethel Merman and also Jimmy Durante adhered to. Hope repeated his function as Huck Haines in a 1958 manufacturing of Roberta at The Muny Theater in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri.Additionally, Hope saved the Eltham Little Theatre in England from closure by offering funds to acquire the residential or commercial property...

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The Talented Bob Hope Part Two

The Talented Bob Hope Follow Up

Broadcasting

< img course =” aligncenter size-full wp-image-11572″src =”http://mckennamusicaljubilee.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/IMG_5522.jpg” alt=” “size=”170″elevation=”137″/ > Jerry Colonna along with Bob Hope as caricatured by Sam Berman for NBC’s 1947 marketing magazine Hope’s profession in broadcasting began on radio in 1934. His really initial regular collection for NBC Radio was the Woodbury Soap Hour in 1937, on a 26-week arrangement. A year later, The Pepsodent Show Starring Bob Hope began, as well as additionally Hope accredited a ten-year arrangement with the program’s enroller, Lever Brothers. He used 8 writers as well as likewise paid them out of his earnings of $2,500 a week...

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