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  1. Photo flashback: Recognize these vintage music makers on Staten Island?Read the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | SILive.com

    ... and '40s thanks to radio and movies, had a big impact on Staten Island. Names like Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller inspired numerous homegrown bands, from the Lou Russ and Mike Gambardella Orchestras to the Richmondaires and ...

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  2. "Close enough for jazz"Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  3. BIRTHDAY: Jazz Musician of the Day: Louie BellsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | All About Jazz

    ... act. Born Luigi Paolino Balassoni, Bellson won a nationwide Gene Krupa drum contest in 1940 and was heard by Tommy Dorsey, who was quite impressed. The drummer started at the top in 1941... Read more. "Follow the money" is a popular saying these ...

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  4. "Dance is a series of three-minute romances"Read the original story

    May 26, 2016 | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  5. Mike ChamberlainRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... to jazz as a kid with Eddie Condon records. I met Warren Covington when I was in College and he was leading the Tommy Dorsey Band. I sat in, and very soon after that began singing with a Big Band in Cleveland

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  6. Read "Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville 2016, Part 1" reviewed byRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... to jazz as a kid with Eddie Condon records. I met Warren Covington when I was in College and he was leading the Tommy Dorsey Band. I sat in, and very soon after that began singing with a Big Band in Cleveland

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  7. A Queda do AnjoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... to jazz as a kid with Eddie Condon records. I met Warren Covington when I was in College and he was leading the Tommy Dorsey Band. I sat in, and very soon after that began singing with a Big Band in Cleveland

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  8. View Barbara Rosene's All About Jazz profileRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... to jazz as a kid with Eddie Condon records. I met Warren Covington when I was in College and he was leading the Tommy Dorsey Band. I sat in, and very soon after that began singing with a Big Band in Cleveland

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  9. First Listen: Bob Dylan, 'Fallen Angels'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... out "Polka Dots And Moonbeams," the Jimmy Van Heusen /Johnny Burke ditty that was Sinatra's first hit with the Tommy Dorsey band way back in 1940. It's a song about a moment on a dance floor, and Herron opens it with a gracious, entrancingly spare ...

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  10. "What is the holiest chord?'/'G sus."Read the original story

    May 4, 2016 | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  11. The Lamp is LowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | All About Jazz

    "The Lamp is Low" is a fast-paced romp through a song that's been covered by some of the legends of jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey and the Harry James Orchestra. On this track from Weiss' most recent album, the clarinetist is at the top of his game as he leads the Don Friedman Trio through an inspired version of this classic.

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  12. Whammy BarRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  13. "American Pie" a delicious experienceRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2016 | The Alpenhorn News

    ... single 'Friends and Lovers,' and has recorded ten albums. She comes from a musical family, as her father was in Tommy Dorsey's Jazz Band in the 1940s. She co-wrote the opening theme songs for the Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes TV shows. She ...

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  14. "A problem is a chance for you to do your best"Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | The Big Apple

    Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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  15. Pla Mor is bringing the big band sound backRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | KLKN

    This was a one of a kind event at the Pla Mor Ballroom, featuring two local jazz bands from Norris and Southwest High Schools. "It's all big band stuff, from the big band era: Glen Miller, Tommy Dorsey, all the swing songs the ballads.

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  16. Artie Shaw celebration slated March 19Read the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | The record Online

    ... Tom Nolan writes, Shaw "reigned in the 1930s and '40s swing era alongside Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington and Tommy Dorsey; navigated past the 40s bebop revolution of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie…to make beautiful and remarkable chamber ...

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  17. Remember when - Lowell's Commodore Ballroom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Home

    ... Count Basie, and Duke Ellington. It's also said that a skinny kid named Frank Sinatra once fronted for Tommy Dorsey band at the Commodore. As music preferences changed, so did the acts at the Commodore, ranging from jazz and swing to rock 'n' roll. ...

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  18. Get the swing at Malvern Theatres JOIN the internationally acclaimed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Worcester News

    JOIN the internationally acclaimed BBC Big Band and conductor Barry Forgie for a celebration of the Great Swing Bands in Malvern. The programme will including music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman and their contemporaries, "plus a sparkling selection vocal numbers made famous by some the great swing singers of the era, sung by special guest vocalist, Jeff Hooper".

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  19. 150 People who made Scranton great - Billy LustigRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Times-Tribune

    ... for anyone who would listen - especially weary coal miners and their families. Big Band legends Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey played with the Scranton Sirens and credited Billy Lustig with giving them their start in the music business. Billy Lustig was 66 ...

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  20. More voices reinforce Riverside Theater's role in Frank Sinatra's fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... the 76th anniversary of a pivotal moment in pop-music history: Sinatra's first performance as lead singer with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra. On Jan. 25, 1940, Dorsey's band played the last night of a seven-day gig at Milwaukee's Riverside Theater, ...

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