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Monday | Examiner.com

Remembering Jazz great Artie Shaw

On the eve of America's entry into World War II, TIME magazine reported that to the German masses the United States meant "sky-scrapers, Clark Gable, and Artie Shaw."

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Related Topix: Jazz, New Rochelle, NY, Black Entertainment, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Remembering Jazz great Artie Shaw

Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the unpredictable Shaw quit the music business once again, this time to enlist in the U.S. Navy.

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Related Topix: Shaw (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jazz, US Military, US Navy, Symphony, Arts

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Connecticut Post

Not your grandfather's 'Downtown Thursday'

Oh, the old timers would say, you should have seen downtown Bridgeport on a Thursday night, when department stores like Meig's were open til 9 p.m. and the joint was jumpin to the tunes of Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman , and the gentlemen wore fedoras and the ladies their silk stockings.

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Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, Jazz, Benny Goodman, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Wed Jun 18, 2014

All About Jazz

VIDEO/DVD: Sam Donahue's Navy Band

Today, when we think of swing in uniform during World War II, Major Glenn Miller and the Army Air Force Band most often come to mind.

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Related Topix: Glenn Miller, Jazz

Fri May 23, 2014

All About Jazz

INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Jazz Musician of the Day: Artie Shaw

All About Jazz is celebrating Artie Shaw's birthday today! Artie Shaw, a brilliant jazz clarinetist, was one of the most enigmatic, daring and adventurous bandleaders of the swing-era.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Blue Note Records

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