Category 1916

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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Gifted Pearl Bailey

Gifted Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey
Pearl Mae Bailey (March 29, 1918– August 17, 1990) was an American starlet as well as vocalist. After showing up in vaudeville she made her Broadway launching in St. Louis Woman in 1946. She won a Tony Award for the title function in the all-black manufacturing of Hello, Dolly! in 1968. In 1986, she won a Daytime Emmy honor for her efficiency as a fairy godmother in the ABC Afterschool Special, Cindy Eller: A Modern Fairy Tale.Pearl Bailey

Bailey c. 1960
Birthed
Pearl Mae Bailey
March 29, 1918
Newport News, Virginia, U.S.Died August 17, 1990(
aged 72 )Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.Cause of fatality Arteriosclerotic coronary artery condition Profession Starlet, vocalist Years energetic 1936– 1989 Partners John Randolph Pinkett (m...

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Musical Birth And Death Of The 1916

Musical Birth And Death Of The 1916

Births

January 4-Slim Gaillard, jazz artist(d. 1991)

January 9-Vic Mizzy, TELEVISION motif author (d. 2009 )

January 14-Maxwell Davis, R&B artist(d. 1970 )

January 15-Artie Shapiro, jazz bassist (d. 2003)
January 16 – Rudolf Benesh, designer of the Benesh Movement Notation for dance( d. 1975)

January 22 -Henri Dutilleux, French author (d. 2013)
February 5 – Daniel Santos, vocalist (d. 1992)
February 8 – Jimmy Skidmore, jazz artist(d. 1998 )

February 22 – Pedro Junco, author (d. 1939)
February 29 – Dinah Shore, vocalist (d. 1994)
March 6 – Red Callender, jazz artist(d.1992)

March 10 -Jan Håkan Åberg, organist as well as author (d. 2012 )

March 15 -Harry James, bandleader (d. 1983)
March 17 – Ray Ellington, vocalist as well as bandleader(d. 1985)

March...

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The Fantastic Andrews Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrews Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrew Sisters Part One

The Fantastic Andrew Sisters Part One

From top: LaVerne, Patty, Maxene

I may not have been born yet, but I grew up watching them on The Abbott and Costello films, and now to be actually doing their biography is something that, I’m going to love to do. In this blog entitled The Andrews Sisters Part One, Im going to start from the beginning and slowly move up till the end, and since this is a musical website, I’ll be uploading a full album, so enjoy reading my blog, and then listen to The Andrew Sisters from iTunes, which I bought, and you can too, from iTunes.

Born

LaVerne: July 6, 1911

Maxene: January 3, 1916

Patty: February 16, 1918

Pile, Minnesota

Beginning

Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

Died

LaVerne: May 8, 1967 (aged 55), Los Angeles, California

Ma...

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