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Paul Whiteman (March 28, 1890 – December 29, 1967) was a popular American orchestral leader. He was born in Denver, Colorado. After a start as a classical violinist and violist, Whiteman then led a jazz-influenced dance band which became locally popular in San Francisco, California in 1918. In 1920 he moved his band to New York City where they started making recordings for Victor Records which propelled Whiteman and his band to national prominence. Whiteman became the most popular band leader… read more

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  • Avatar for aq88
    Liebestraum <3
  • Avatar for HaHaHaYoureDead
    я так понимаю, это американский аналог утесова - джазец со скрипочками. тем не менее, звучит весьма и весьма симпатично.
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    Remember to check other places he turns up on lastfm ~~~~~~~~~~~~ & tag [tag]Paul Whiteman[/tag]
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    The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Paul Whiteman into the Class of 1981. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame.
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    ``````````````````````````````````` Happpppyyyy feet !!`````````````````````````````
  • Avatar for johntardsbaby66
    There were some solos in his stuff though, I guess. And his band members were encouraged to make recordings outside his orchestra, which is cool.
  • Avatar for johntardsbaby66
    His publicist made some super-snooty comment about how improvisation didn't belong in jazz. Yet he hired some of the greatest improvisers ever (Bix, Lang, Venuti, etc.).
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    I love his Bowie cover of 'Changes'.

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