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Happy 111th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 111th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey was a leap year baby, so really its Feb 29th. Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. 25 more words


It Happened in Hawaii

Mickey McMickle, Johnny Best, Zeke Zarchy, Billy May (tp); Glenn Miller, Paul Tanner, Jimmy Priddy, Frank D’Annolfo (tb); Skip Martin, Wilbur Schwartz, Ernie Caceres, Tex Beneke, Al Klink (reeds); Chummy MacGregor (p); Bobby Hackett (g & cornet); Doc Goldberg (b); Maurice Purtill (d); Marion Hutton, Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, The Modernaires (vcl); Bill Finegan, Jerry Gray, Billy May (arr). 830 more words

Glenn Miller

Day 770: Am I blue?

Am I blue?

I have some reasons to be blue, this morning:

  1. More white-and-sometimes-blue snow is piling up around here, in Boston USA.
  2. Mary — whom I was looking forward to seeing, after her return from  a two-week vacation — won’t be coming in today to the hospital where we work together.
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William Price King - Iconic songs of the last century - Stardust

From time to time William Price King will feature some iconic Jazz songs that have been part of the repertoire of the music greats of the past century.  545 more words

William Price King