Artie Shaw

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United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)

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These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young.
The girl from North Carolina was married to three entertainment legends--Mickey Rooney, band leader Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra.
Gilmore Music library at Yale University recently "shared the wealth" by jointly receiving as a gift a large collection of materials related to Benny Goodman, along with Artie Shaw, Ella Fitzgerald, and other luminaries of the big-band era.
Over the next several years, she landed highly coveted jobs with the big bands led by Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.
And you learn that we could blowman, could we blownot just the walls of Jericho with our trumpets, or the walls between klezmer and jazz on clarinets like our kings of swing, Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw, but with the heavy-metal slide of trombones at the forefront of salsa music.
Artie Shaw, the Dorsey Brothers, Gene Krupa, Glen Miller, Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians, Les Brown, and Woodie Herman played there.
The names trip off the tongue: Glenn Miller, the Dorsey Brothers, Goodman, the peerless Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Guy Lombardo, who promised "the sweetest music this side of heaven," and so many more.
His name was Artie Shaw, but he was born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky, the son of Jewish immigrants.
The book also revealed that Gardner, who went on to marry bandleader Artie Shaw, called him another kind of bully who always put her down.
It has been nominated in the Best Historical Album category and is up against Artie Shaw: A Self Portrait, The Complete Okeh and Brunswick, Bix Beiderbecke, Frank Tumbauer and Jack Teagarden Sessions 1924-1936, The Genius of the Electric Guitar and Screamin' and Hollerin' the Blues.
The NRO Library features hits from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Ted Heath, Artie Shaw, Woody Herman, Les Brown, Benny Goodman, Ray Noble, and Stan Kenton.
"Well, I did meet Artie Shaw. That wish came true."
Highlights will include the theme from Lawrence of Arabia and 'Clarinet Concerto' by Artie Shaw, who led one of America's most popular big bands of the late '30s to early '40s.
Three chords for beauty's sake; the life of Artie Shaw.