This adds lots of movement and creates an ultra-feminine hourglass figure. Breath in as you bring the swing down. Inka Dinka Doo - Jimmy Durante. The first jazz recording was made by Duke Ellington. Cherokee - Charlie Barnet 36. Ballroom dancers had also tired of the rigours of frenetic jazz dancing and came to favour the more sentimental music sung on radio shows by crooners such as Bing Crosby.
The recording was made in 1927. Hampton later recorded the tune again with Benny Goodman's orchestra; this version has made the song a popular clarinet number. Count Basie's 1955 recording became his biggest hit and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1985. It was introduced by Jean Sargent on stage. God Bless The Child - Billie Holiday 1941 42. So stock up, doll — this silhouette never goes out of style.
These songs still rank among the most recorded standards. One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie Orchestra 1937 18. Homework Tips If you are assigned a project on Swing Music during the Great Depression, there are some excellent resources on the Library of Congress-American Memory Page. First-timer 's performance on Girl Crazy stole the limelight from leading lady Ginger Rogers. Sophisticated Lady - Duke Ellington Orchestra 1950 version 175. Saxophonist recorded it several times during his career. My Parents had a lot of 78s of some of the bands listed.
Introduced on stage by and first recorded by and His Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra, it was not until 1947 that the song became a hit with Jo Stafford's and Frank Sinatra's recordings. It was introduced on the radio by performer who also performed the song on stage in Detroit's Fisher Theatre, reportedly breaking into tears in mid-performance. Two recordings made the charts in 1935, one by Ellington and one by the. Tea For Two - Art Tatum 26. Despite such idiocies, swing music brought both white and black audiences and musicians together in new ways. Stormy Weather - Ethel Waters 1933 115. Billie Holiday's 1944 recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2005.
Do a set of 10, 20 or 50 reps then rest 90 seconds between sets, until you complete the required number of swings for the day. Night and Day - Fred Astaire 1933 123. Snowfall - Claude Thornhill Orchestra 1941 228. Between the Wars: The Swing Era Tap your Knowledge Box The Swing Era The music Americans call jazz has many origins and many forms. Sidney Bechet's 1939 hit record helped establish the record label. He was one of a number of musicians who led the wave in the 50s. Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? Johnson and but took his music beyond the conventions of jazz at the time.
The first recording was by and His Orchestra in December 1933. The song was composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Lorenz Hart. St James Infirmary featuring Paul Furniss soprano sax 3. King Porter Stomp - Benny Goodman 69. I only hope there is a big band heaven.
He led one of the most popular bands in New York in the 1920s and 30s. Caravan - Duke Ellington 59. Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday 8. The Glory Of Love - Benny Goodman 97. Mack The Knife - Louis Armstrong 1955 10. Hart disliked the final version, which nonetheless became his most popular song.
Summertime - Sidney Bechet I 1937 171. With the election of Franklin D. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 12. A 1940 hit version recorded by Artie Shaw with an arrangement by was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000. Jumpin' At The Woodside - Count Basie Orchestra 1938 16. Celery Stalks At Midnight - Will Bradley Orchestra 1940 75.