The Whiteman Revival

Youngren, William
September 1976
New Republic;9/25/76, Vol. 175 Issue 13, p33
Entertainment Review
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.


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