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Beyond the Ballroom

Jeffrey Magee

in The Uncrowned King of Swing: Fletcher Henderson and Big Band Jazz

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195090222
eISBN:
9780199871469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195090222.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

Although famous for its performances at the Roseland Ballroom and on recordings, Fletcher Henderson's band spent a good deal of time playing in other kinds of venues, such as theaters and on the ... More


Zaz Zuh Zaz 1933–1934

Alyn Shipton

in Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the career of Cabell Calloway after he transferred to a new record company, Victor. Victor was the leading jazz record company of 1933. Calloway's arrival on the label is an ... More


On the Road Again 1934–1937

Alyn Shipton

in Hi-de-ho: The Life of Cab Calloway

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195141535
eISBN:
9780190268398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195141535.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter describes the Paramount movie Cabell Calloway made soon after his return to New York, which was called Jitterbug Party. This film showed Cab's extrovert dancing and singing and included ... More


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