(1897 – 1961)
Leo Reisman (1897 - December 18, 1961) was an influential violinist and bandleader in the 1920s and 1930s. Born and reared in Boston, Reisman studied violin as a young man, and formed his own band in 1919. He became famous for having over 80 hits on the popular charts during his career. Jerome Kern called Reisman's orchestra "The String Quartet of Dance Bands."
Reisman recorded for Columbia exclusively from July 1923 through March 11, 1929, when he signed with Victor… read more
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