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  Astonishing Artie Shaw, The - Artie Shaw : Lees reviews en vergelijk prijzen op Ciao
Deze vertelt hem dan dat er nog een troonopvolger is: Arthur, oftewel Artie.
Vergelijk Astonishing Artie Shaw, The - Artie Shaw met andere soortgelijke Jazz en Blues
Artie And The Singers - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
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  NPR : Artie Shaw, The Reluctant 'King of Swing'
Newlyweds Ava Gardner and Artie Shaw in 1945.
Shaw had persuaded Holiday to join his big band at a time when a fl singer in a white band was shocking.
Shaw insists that he doesn't wish to play the clarinet again, though he still describes the experience with awe.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/2002/mar/shaw   (658 words)

  Artie Shaw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shaw was known for being an innovator in the big band idiom, at the time using unusual instrumentation.
In 1946, Artie was present at a meeting of the Independent Citizens' Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions.
Shaw had long suffered from adult onset diabetes and finally died of complications of the disease at age 94.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Artie_Shaw   (975 words)

 Artie Shaw Biography from Who2.com
Artie Shaw was a leading jazz clarinetist and big band leader of the mid-20th century.
Shaw developed a reputation as a reluctant and somewhat grouchy genius; his big bands were roaring successes but he frequently broke them up, only to form new bands months or years later.
Artie Shaw and actor Mickey Rooney both were married to actress Ava Gardner.
www.who2.com /artieshaw.html   (232 words)

 Artie Shaw - Biography
Shaw, absolutely unknown by the public, did something very peculiar with his three minute interlude time slot; he composed a piece for a strange jazz octet: his clarinet, a rhythm section without piano, and a string quartet.
Shaw often could not deal with all of the fame and "success" that his music brought him; he retired on several occasions only to come back on almost all of these incidents.
Artie Shaw is now in his nineties, but is still thought of as one of the greatest of all jazz clarinet players, as well as one of the most bold and masterful of American musicians.
www.flexi.net.au /~dmulliss/ArtieShaw/bio.htm   (1480 words)

 Artie Shaw
Just got back from Artie Shaw's funeral, which was held indoors in the chapel of the Pierce Brothers Mortuary in Westlake Village because of the pouring rain outside.
One was a 1938 radio broadcast of Artie's hot big band playing a song that I believe was called "Everybody's Jumpin'." Artie wanted that played because it was five minutes long and gave the soloists a chance to spread out (Artie hated most of his studio sessions because of the restrictions in time).
Artie's admiration of Bix was not because of the notes Bix played or his technique, it was the sound he produced on his cornet.
www.jazzprofessional.com /report/ArtieShawFuneral.htm   (844 words)

 westcoastmusic: Artie Shaw dies, Artie Shaw passed away   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Artie Shaw (who was then completely unknown to the general public) did something totally unorthodox to fill one of the three minute interludes in front of the stage curtain while such then established headliners as Tommy Dorsey, the Bob Crosby Band, the Casa Loma Band, etc. were being set up.
Another of Artie Shaw's ventures during that period was his great 1949 band, which was virtually ignored by the general public until 1989, when an album of some of its work was released on compact discs by MusicMasters, and has since received remarkable worldwide reviews.
Artie Shaw had been a nationally ranked precision marksman, an expert fly-fisherman, and for the past two decades had been working on the first volume of a fictional trilogy, dealing with the life of a young jazz musician of the 1920's and 30's whose story he hopes to take on up into the 1960's.
noted.blogs.com /westcoastmusic/2004/12/artie_shaw_dies.html   (1898 words)

 Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw was born in New Haven, Connecticut, to parents of Jewish-Russian descent.
Shaw chose a variety of charts from his earlier bands, and the troops, he later recalled, were familiar with most of the material.
ARTIE SHAW: TIME IS ALL YOUV'E GOT is a painstakingly thorough examination of Shaw as he is today and includes appearances in two earlier motion pictures, DANCING CO-ED (1939) and SECOND CHORUS (1940), as well as the leader of some of his great bands.
theoscarsite.com /whoswho2/shaw_a.htm   (1714 words)

 In Remembrance- Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw, the swing era band leader and clarinetist whose biggest hit was a rendition of Cole Porter’s “Begin the Beguine”, has passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2004 in Thousand Oaks, California.
Shaw was also the first orchestra leader to have both white and fl musicians together in his orchestras, starting with the hiring of singer Billie Holiday in 1938.
Shaw was plagued by a perfectionist streak that only grew worse the better his playing and composing got.
www.filmbuffonline.com /InRemembrance/ArtieShaw.htm   (583 words)

 PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, where in the summer of 1925 he joined Johnny Cavallaro's dance band as an alto saxophonist.
This marked a breakthrough to public fame and established Shaw as a rival to Benny Goodman.
Shaw was a leading musician of the swing period and a public figure whose handsome features and eight marriages made him a darling of gossip columnists.
www.pbs.org /jazz/biography/artist_id_shaw_artie.htm   (829 words)

 Bluebird Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Shaw’s restlessness led him to take a small group from his commercially successful orchestra and produce more adventurous music.
While, in 1949, Shaw put together both a unit with strings, for a nightclub appearance, and a classical program, which he premiered at Carnegie Hall, the decade from the mid-Forties to the mid-Fifties was one of only intermittent performing.
Shaw has refused to allow himself to be shaped by the world of popular culture in which his primary talent placed him.
www.bluebirdjazz.com /artists/artist.jsp?id=2020   (948 words)

 Solid! -- Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw was one of the most enigmatic, daring and adventurous bandleaders of the swing-era.
Shaw returned to the U.S. two months later and formed a 32-piece studio orchestra which recorded several songs, including his famous version of ''Frenesi.'' Later in the year, he formed a new band of his own that included the now famous Gramercy Five.
*Artie Shaw's middle name is often given as Jacob, a fact he said was inaccurate.
www.parabrisas.com /d_shawa.php   (857 words)

 VH1.com : Artie Shaw : Biography - Urge Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After moving to New York, Shaw became a close associate of Willie "The Lion" Smith at jam sessions, and by 1931 was a busy studio musician.
Shaw found the pressure of the band business difficult to deal with and in November 1939 suddenly left the bandstand and moved to Mexico for two months.
But, with the end of the swing era, Shaw again broke up his band in early 1946 and was semi-retired for several years, playing classical music as much as jazz.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/shaw_artie/bio.jhtml   (715 words)

 Big Band Music Biography - Artie Shaw
Another of Shaw's ventures during that period was his great 1949 band, which was virtually ignored by the general public until 1989, when an album of some of its work was released on compact discs by MusicMasters, and has since received remarkable worldwide reviews.
A volatile and superbly intelligent man, Shaw hated the loss of privacy that stardom brought, had little use for signing autographs and once caused an uproar by calling jitterbugging fans “morons.” He later said he was just referring to the rowdy ones.
On first meeting Artie Shaw, young Wynton Marsalis remarked, "This man's got some history." Shaw was regarded by many as the finest and most innovative of all jazz clarinetists, a leader of several of the greatest musical aggregations ever assembled, and one of the most adventurous and accomplished figures in American music.
www.swingmusic.net /Shaw_Artie.html   (2624 words)

 Amazon.com: Self Portrait: Music: Artie Shaw   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There was no one like Artie Shaw and, throughout the Swing Era and beyond, there were no sounds like those that emanated from the succession of orchestras and small groups he led.
The 95 selections were personally chosen by Shaw and assembled as "a summing-up, a retrospective of what I consider my best work regardless of label, an overview of my entire career an clarinetist-bandleader." In every way, they amount to a collection that is as unusual, eccentric and irreplaceable as Shaw himself.
Of course the set includes Shaw's timeless signature recordings: "Beguine the Beguine," "Frenesi," "Stardust," "Summit Ridge Drive" and others, which are by all standards models not only of the band he was leading at the moment, but of the musical genre of their type.
www.amazon.com /Self-Portrait-Artie-Shaw/dp/B00005PJBJ   (2838 words)

 2005 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships: Artie Shaw
Immensely popular and startlingly innovative, Artie Shaw rose to prominence in the 1930s as a Swing band leader, master clarinetist, and boundary-crossing artist, who infused jazz with the influences of modern European composers.
Over the next 10 years, Artie Shaw worked in Hollywood, toured extensively (including appearances at Carnegie Hall and a performance of the Mozart Clarinet Concerto with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic), and continued to record, both with his big bands and with a small group named Gramercy Five.
Although he quit the music business in 1954, Artie Shaw continued to enjoy popularity, through his recordings and also through a big band bearing his name that was formed in 1983.
www.nea.gov /national/jazz/jazz05/shaw.html   (460 words)

 Artie Shaw OTR MP3 List   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Artie rivaled swing bandleaders Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller in the 1930s and 40s.
Artie fell in love with the music he heard on “race” records (then only sold in "colored" neighborhoods) in 1927.
Artie settled in New York at the age of 21, and quickly became the best lead alto sax and clarinet player in the big apple, with many performances on the radio and visits to the recording studios.
www.otrcat.com /artieshaw.htm   (696 words)

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