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  1. RECORDING: Charlie Shavers: Blue Stompin'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... was on 523, Louis Armstrong was on 653 and Clark was on 929. Shavers played in a gaggle of bands, including Tommy Dorsey's post-war orchestra until 1953, when he became a solo artist for Norman Granz's Jazz at the Philharmonic touring concert series ...

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  2. Get to Know Thunder SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Houston Press

    The Kashmere Stage Band was a phenomenon. Most high-school stage bands -- ensembles that played something besides symphonic music, often jazz -- of the late '60s and early '70s were stuck 20 or 30 years in the past, playing the orchestrated swing of Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey or Count Basie.

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  3. Swing band to perform at Park Place in Crystal LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Northwest Herald

    The band Let's Dance will perform classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington, as well as swing versions of more modern jazz, pop and rock favorites by Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra for those looking to dance or just looking to listen. The concert will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. April 24 at Park Place, a Crystal Lake Park District banquet and meeting facility at 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake.

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  4. Park Place Presents Let's DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Patch.com

    Park Place, a Crystal Lake Park District banquet and meeting facility is pleased to present Let's Dance-A Big Band with a Big Sound on Friday, April 24 from 7-9 pm. Let's Dance is a 20-piece Swing Band playing classic songs made famous by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington.

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  5. Nellie McKay's My Weekly Reader Revisits the 'Stonedest Generation' of the SixtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Village Voice

    ... I was a kid, we had an eight-track in our Volkswagen bus. She would play Blood Sweat and Tears and I would play Tommy Dorsey. There was a bit of a generation gap." There is one exception to the album's Sixties-only rule: a medley of Alan Price's ...

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  6. Big Apple book by Gerald Cohen, Barry PopikRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | 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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  7. California Pops Orchestra: plays Big Band music on March 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

    ... be an evening of toe tapping as the orchestra as the orchestra plays all-time favorites from Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey to Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington. Among the hits on tap are "In the Mood," "Stardust,"Chatanooga Choo Choo," "Two O'clock ...

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  8. Big band swings into town to raise money for Royal British LegionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | This is Local London

    ... tour of the USA before he formed his own band for the first time. We will also play a few arrangements from Tommy Dorsey and Duke Ellington which had an influence on Glenn, and then 20 of his number one hits from Moonlight Serenade to American ...

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  9. "What's the difference between the circus and the Rockettes?"Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | 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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    Feb 25, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    The concert is part of the "Biggles Big Band Thailand Tour 2015", which will run from Friday until March 13. Biggles Big Band, a 25-piece jazz orchestra, is conducted by Adrie Braat, who founded the group in 1985. The group plays music from the swing era, recreating the sounds of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, and jazz singers like Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin.

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  11. "What's the difference between a saxophone and a chainsaw?"Read the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | 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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  12. "How late does the band play?"Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | 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. Jazz star Marlene at the Ilminster Arts CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    ... musical pedigree is certainly sprinkled with stardust - in her long career she has worked with everyone from Tommy Dorsey and Frank Sinatra to Tony Bennett and Perry Como. She began her career as a teenager in the early 1950s, singing with the Tex ...

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  14. RareCollections: Bob Bertles' Saxes, Soul and Rock and RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | ABC News

    ... music teachers in the area, so he taught himself clarinet by playing along to Woody Herman, Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey records on the radio. He first heard Charlie Parker while listening to the Voice of America radio show and knew instantly that ...

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  15. East Hampton Man Is All About The BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... spent four years playing in the Air Force band (550 performances a year), and went on a national tour with the Tommy Dorsey Band. Back home in Middle Haddam, trying to raise a family, he decided to expand his career with the double bass and learned ...

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  16. Take My HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Morning Call

    ... which I felt came through in her performance. By the way, just to get this out of the way, this isn't the same Tommy Dorsey who was a bandleader, although they were contemporaries. So many people have confused them that the urban legend site ...

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  17. Big Band revives an era at Trotter FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... by: Courtesy photo The big band era popularized by legendary bandleaders like Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and Tommy Dorsey is revisited Friday evening at Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus. At 8 p.m., Gill Harris and the Big Band Theory, ...

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  18. Jazz BrunchRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | 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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  19. "You can play a shoestring if you're sincere"Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | 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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  20. Spend a Romantic Valentine's Night at The Marblehead Little TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Ballroom in Taunton, Fieldston Ballroom in Marshfield, Wonderland in Revere, and Hampton Beach Casino. He saw Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and his favorite Stan Kenton whose drummer was Shelly Manne. "I'd dress up in my suit and tie ...

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