Westinghouse presents-- "Music U.S.A." / written by Cy Howard. 1958.
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Benny Goodman was born in Chicago, May 30, 1909. He received his first musical training at a local synagogue, and later studied clarinet with Franz Schoepp. Goodman made his debut at the age of twelve, and left home to become a full-time professional clarinetist when he was sixteen. After a decade of performing as a free-lancer and as a member of Ben Pollak's band, Goodman established his first big band in 1934, and soon it achieved unprecedented success. He won great ac...
Conductor, arranger, and composer Johnny Green, Harvard AB 1928, achieved early fame as a songwriter and orchestra leader in the 1920s and 1930s. Among his most well known original compositions are such songs as Body and soul; Out of nowhere; and I cover the waterfront. Beginning in 1942, he served for the next three decades as music director for several Hollywood motion picture studios, chiefly Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In the course of his career, he won Academy Awards for his work orchestrating, a...
Diahann Carroll is the consummate entertainer. So varied and dynamic are her gifts that she continually astounds fans and critics alike with her versatility and magnetism. She is one of America's major performing talents appearing in nightclubs, the Broadway stage, a Las Vegas headliner, motion pictures and television. Diahann Carroll is a Tony Award winner, an Emmy and Grammy nominee, a Golden Globe winner and a Best Actress Oscar nominee.Her television nominations go back to 1963 and in 1968, ...
Shelly Manne, born in New York on June 11, 1920 was an influential jazz drummer, composer, recording artist, educator, and bandleader. In the 1940s he performed with Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, George Shearing, and Charlie Ventura among others. He moved to Los Angeles around 1950 and became important in the "West Coast jazz" movement. He started his own group in 1955. He opened the jazz club Shelly's Manne-hole in 1960, which closed in 1974. In 1980 he toured Japan with other jazz luminaries suc...
American conductor, pianist, and composer of German birth. From the description of Autograph note signed, dated : [s.l., 26 January 1968], to Ray Pitts [1968, Jan. 26]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270952249 Conductor, composer, pianist. From the description of Interview conducted by Dick Cavett, Apr. 27, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861658 ...