TITLE

The Whiteman Revival

AUTHOR(S)
Youngren, William
PUB. DATE
September 1976
SOURCE
New Republic;9/25/76, Vol. 175 Issue 13, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the life and works of jazz musician Paul Whiteman in the U.S. Contribution of Whiteman in the American music industry; Praise of Whiteman in the book "Early Jazz," by Gunther Schuller, outgoing head of the New England Conservatory; Evidence about quality of music by Whiteman in Richard M. Sudhalter and Philip R. Evans' book; Admiration of Whiteman band by Schuller and Sudhalter; Views that revival of Whiteman's music has been made possible by the foresight of Roy Lamson, professor of humanities at MIT and chairman of the MIT Council on the Arts; Opinion that Whiteman band has been an important part of the American music and also produced music of great distinction.
ACCESSION #
9622423

 

Related Articles

  • Black and white intertwined. Youngren, William H. // Atlantic;Feb1999, Vol. 283 Issue 2, p86 

    This article presents a review of the book "Lost Chords: White Musicians and Their Contributions to Jazz," by Richard M. Sudhalter.

  • HOT MUSIC. Gillespie, James F.; Stout, Wesley // Saturday Evening Post;3/19/1932, Vol. 204 Issue 38, p10 

    Details the history of jazz music in the U.S. View of novelist Scott Fitzgerald on when the so called Jazz Age started and ended; Information on the wealth accumulated by Paul Whitman from performing jazz; Famous jazz musicians and singers; Reasons for the popularity of jazz.

  • Teaching Music Beyond the Notes: History, Whiteman, and Rhapsody in Blue. Pearce, Mike // Teaching Music;Apr2005, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p40 

    In this article, the author presents information on how he conducted research on Paul Whiteman project. Paul Whiteman was a famous jazz-band leader who spent his boyhood years in Denver, Colorado. The idea of the project was to introduce students to an important person in music history with...

  • Whiteman and the Prince.  // Time;8/6/1923, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p19 

    This article describes an encounter of His Royal Highness Prince Edward of Wales and jazz musician Paul Whiteman in Great Britain in 1923. Whiteman was invited to perform for the prince. It notes that the disharmony in sizes of the prince and the musician has not prevented a cordial fellowship...

  • TOP CONTEMPORARY JAZZ ALBUMS.  // Billboard;1/25/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 4, p78 

    Presents a chart of the best-selling contemporary jazz albums in the United States as of January 25, 2003.

  • FIRST COURSE TO RHYTHM SESSIONS CAPTAIN FINGERS STAYS VERSATILE. Ritenour, Lee // International Musician;Sep2012, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p16 

    The article features American jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour from Los Angeles, California. Throughout his career, Ritenour has experimented with different styles of music, including funk, pop, rock, and blues. Details on his early life, professional career and achievements in the music industry are...

  • The Sum of Our Parts. Fagien, Michael // JAZZIZ;Spring2012, p12 

    An introduction is presented which discusses various reports within the issue on topics including aspects about jazz industry in the U.S., features jazz musicians in the music industry and culture of fans, musicians and industry folks in the industry.

  • Time and Place: For Rob Wagner, Frenchmen Street in the 1990s made him the musician he is today. Himes, Geoffrey // Offbeat;May2008, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p50 

    The article reviews the album release "Desoparia," by Rob Wagner.

  • SNAP SHOT LEMAR.  // Music Week;8/19/2006, Issue 33, p4 

    The article presents Lemar Obika's four night residency at the Jazz Cafe in London, to promote his new album, "The Truth About Love," produced by Brian Rawling. It is observed that the live dates are a way of advertising the new record and taking Lemar to the next level to make him into a...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics