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  Savoy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Savoy (French: Savoie, pronounced /savwa/; Franco-Provençal: Savouè; Italian: Savoia) is a region of western Europe that emerged, along with the free communes of Switzerland, following the collapse of the Frankish Kingdom of Burgundy.
Savoy was largely absorbed into France in 1860, as part of the political agreement with Napoleon III that brought about the unification of Italy.
Savoy was annexed by France on March 24, 1860 according to the provisions of the Treaty of Turin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Savoy   (680 words)

 Welcome to the Savoy Ballroom Website www.savoyballroom.com
Harlem's Savoy Ballroom was a major music and dance powerhouse of the SWING ERA that lasted from the early 1930's to the mid 1940's.
The sad truth is that the Savoy records were destroyed and thus in order to understand its history we are obliged to undertake the laborious task of collecting surviving fragments of information and gathering oral recollections in order to piece together the main facets of the story.
In a way they could all be right in that the Savoy represented something special to each generation that was fortunate enough to swing out on its superlative floor, although of course each individual claim does not cancel out the validity of the competing versions of the other generations.
www.savoyballroom.com /exp/introduction/welcome.htm   (948 words)

 Savoy Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Savoy Records is the name of a US jazz record label.
Savoy Records is a United States record label founded in 1942 by Herman Lubinsky and Ozzie Cadena (father of punk rock musician Dez Cadena).
Malaco Records acquired Savoy's gospel titles and contracts in the 1986.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Savoy_Records   (356 words)

 Charlie Parker :The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
Recorded in February 1947, after Parker’s breakdown and subsequent recovery at the Camarillo mental facility, it includes “Relaxin’ at Camarillo” and three McGhee compositions, “Cheers”, “Carvin’ the Bird”, and “Stupendous”.
As a Musicians Union recording ban approached, Dial owner Ross Russell was accelerating his recording of Parker, so there is another Dial session done on December 17 of ’47, with Russell’s wife, Dorothy, supervising the session because Ross was apparently ill yet unwilling to cancel the session.
In any case, once the recording ban was over, only Savoy returned to recording him, with two September ’48 sessions, on the 18th and 24th proving to be the label’s swan song with Parker.
www.jazzitude.com /parker_savoy.htm   (1268 words)

 esther   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Herman Lubinsky, the owner and guiding force behind Savoy Records of Newark, New Jersey, knew in his heart that he had the chance to sign on to his label a unique talent that night in 1949.
By the time 1954 rolls around, Little Esther was a five year veteran of the touring and recording studio of the early fifties R and B world, and she was still a teenager, although by now she was a seasoned performer and had seen and heard just about everything.
She was a true original and one of the landmark practitioners of the musical form we call R and B which is the basis for just about all of the music that dominates the scene today as well as for the last half century.
home.earthlink.net /~jaymar41/Lesther.html   (2494 words)

 Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band
Ann Savoy from The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band was recognized for her collaboration with ten-time Grammy winner Linda Ronstadt in the Best Traditional Folk Album category for Adieu False Heart.
Ann Savoy of The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band appears twice in both the Customer's Top 100 list and #3 in the Folk category for her CD Adieu False Heart with Linda Ronstadt.
Savoy and Ronstadt's first collaboration, grammy-nominated Evangeline Made, was produced by Savoy and featured Cajun songs performed by Ronstadt, Richard and Linda Thompson, John Fogerty, Patty Griffin and others.
www.rosebudus.com /savoy   (1475 words)

 Ralph Bass - Biography - AOL Music
While there he recorded sessions for artists such as Jack McVea and Roosevelt Sykes and learned how to, and how not to, run a record company (B&W's owner Paul Reiner released so many records he ran the label into the ground).
Lubinsky, a famously shrewd and scrooge-esque record man, was on the verge of turning Savoy into a major player in the R&B and jazz market, he just needed a solid producer.
Bass became that producer, recording the droves of budding jazz and soul men that were gigging in New York City, among them Charlie Parker and Billy Eckstine.
music.aol.com /artist/ralph-bass/54818/biography   (513 words)

 Listen to Bad Dog Blues
On his first new record since 1998's exceptional "Takin' Chances", Harman is back in the groove on "Lonesome Moon Trance" blowing up a storm, putting across some of his best songwriting to date and as always backed by an incredible cast of top flight players.
The Savoy label was one of the countless independent labels that emerged around or shortly after World War II but one that had more success than most.
Savoy has been doing a stellar job with their blues catalogue in recent years with fine collections by Big Joe Turner, John Lee Hooker, Big Maybelle, Johnny Otis and Nappy Brown.
www.baddogblues.com /archives/11.03/reviews.htm   (1815 words)

 CD Review of Various Artists - Stompin' At The Savoy: The Original Indie-Label 1944-1961 on Savoy Jazz @ jazzreview.com
The 4 CD set Stompin' At The Savoy: The Original Indie-Label 1944-1961 is one of the most significant reissues in recent memory, presenting a unique window into the genesis of early Rhythm & Blues and Rock-n-Roll that has too long been closed.
Savoy Records was the imprimatur of Lithuanian immigrant Herman Lubinsky during the lean years of World War Two into the heady days of the Cold war.
Though several of the performances reissued here attained top ten status, Savoy's continued independence through the years from major label ownership has probably insured that they have since lingered in obscurity, known only to collectors and those who were around the first time.
www.jazzreview.com /cdreview.cfm?ID=8499   (348 words)

 Savoy Shuffle
If you’re looking for real legends, dig the Savoy record label’s reissue rollout — a collection of double- and triple-CD sets from the likes of Johnny Otis,Milt Jackson, The Adderley Brothers and more.
Savoy’s first owner, New Jersey’s own Herman Lubinsky, was a cigar-chomping entrepreneur who operated his own Newark radio station (WNJ), had a radio parts shop so you could hear his station and sold old and new records at another store.
The diverse three-CD The Savoy Story: Volume One slowly percolates with swingers from Charlie Parker, bellowing blues from Joe Turner and Herbie Field’s mix of boogie piano striding, brass and dirty guitarriffs.
www.citypaper.net /articles/010600/mus.savoy.shtml   (443 words)

 The Band
Born in Wales in 1947 and playing the pubs of London with Savoy Brown at the very tender age of eighteen Kim Simmonds recorded albums that helped start the 60's blues boom.
While others have strayed from their roots, Simmonds has stayed the course; a true journeyman and road warrior, who's comfortably settled into an elder statesman role at the same time he's burning up the fretboard on the concert stage at the top of his game.
He has recorded over a dozen commercially released albums and is a first call session drummer in the NY area.
www.savoybrown.com /bandmembers.htm   (465 words)

 Untitled Document
Soon Williams put Wright in touch with R and B record producer Herman Lubinsky at Savoy Records of Newark, New Jersey.
In early February of 1950 Billy Wright records "Back Biting Woman" and "Thinkin' Blues" which was recorded at the same September 1949 session for Savoy Records on # 733.
From a recording session in Atlanta in December of 1950 Savoy releases "Stacked Deck" and "Mercy Mercy" by Billy Wright on # 781 in May. The record takes off immediately in New Orleans for Wright.
home.earthlink.net /~v1tiger/bwright.html   (899 words)

 Savoy at Sixty
But there are also less often heard gems like Stan Getz’s 1946 recording “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” that shows Getz already in possession of his singular trademark sound, or Lennie Tristano’s “Supersonic”, recorded in 1947.
High resolution 20-bit digital transfer completes the process that makes many of these recordings sound like they were just committed to tape yesterday.
Even more exciting is the news that Savoy, which was sold to Arista Records after founder Herman Lubinsky’s death and has since changed hands numerous times, is reviving the Savoy Jazz banner and will be distributed by one of the largest independent U.S. distribution companies, Red Distribution.
www.jazzitude.com /savoy_sixty.htm   (587 words)

 Jimmy Scott - Music Downloads - Online
An appearance with Paul Gayten's band at Rip's Playhouse in New Orleans that year was recorded by Regal Records, but went unissued for 40 years until Specialty Records released it in 1991 as Regal Records Live in New Orleans From 1951 to 1955, Scott recorded singles for Royal Roost, Coral, and Roost Records.
In 1962, he signed to Ray Charles' Tangerine label and recorded his third album, Falling in Love Is Wonderful, but it had to be withdrawn shortly after its release when Savoy claimed he was still under contract there.
In 1993, Rhino Records delved into the Atlantic Records archives to assemble Lost and Found, containing some unreleased material from sessions in 1972; the album reached number 14 in the jazz charts.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/952/Jimmy-Scott/1019787.html   (740 words)

 Mickey And Sylvia Record Label Shots
Savoy didn't change their label or logo all that much, so this looks like a typical release for that period.
This disc was originally released on Savoy in 1951 (pictured back at the start of the page), and was then re-released in 1960 on Sharp #103.
The flip of this record is by the Ray O Vacs.
www.colorradio.com /mickey_sylvia.htm   (2354 words)

 Yusef Lateef - Impulse! Records   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Yusef first began recording under his own name in 1956 for Savoy Records, and has since made more than 100 recordings as a leader for the Savoy, Prestige, Contemporary, Impulse, Atlantic and YAL labels.
In 1992 Yusef Lateef formed his own label, YAL Records, to record and distribute his works and those of other artists including the Eternal Wind Quintet.
One of his first recordings on the label, co-composed with percussionist Adam Rudolph, was "The World at Peace," an extended suite requiring 12 musicians including Eternal Wind, which has received repeated performances throughout the United States.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /impulse/artist.asp?aid=2796   (1034 words)

 About Savoy Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Savoy music is the largest manufacturer and distributor of modern Sequence, Ballroom and Old Time dance music in the U.K. Savoy records was the successor of the 'Dancetime Record Company' which was formed in 1959 and made primarily Old Time Sequence dance music.
Savoy music today has the largest collection of Old Time dance music in the world.
Savoy has recently produced a series of video's called "Teach yourself to dance" which are aimed at the beginner who wants to master the figuration and techniques of some of Britain's most popular Sequence dances.
www.savoymusic.com /About.htm   (208 words)

 Nappy Brown - Free Music Downloads, Videos, Lyrics, CDs, MP3s, Bio, Merchandise and Links
Exotically rolling his consonants with sing-song impunity (allegedly, Savoy Records boss Herman Lubinsky thought Brown was singing in Yiddish), bellowing the blues with gospel-inspired ferocity, Brown rode rock & roll's first wave for a few glorious years before his records stopped selling.
He was fronting a spiritual aggregation, the Heavenly Lights, who were signed to the roster of Newark, NJ's Savoy Records when Lubinsky convinced the leather-lunged shouter to cross the secular line in 1954.
Brown brought hellfire intensity to his blues-soaked Savoy debut, "Is It True," but it was "Don't Be Angry" the next year that caused his fortunes to skyrocket.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/music/artist/bio/0,,408894,00.html   (487 words)

 Savoy Jazz Reaches 60, But Looks Beyond
Savoy Jazz hopes to package the reissues in a way that appeals both top collectors and those wanting to know a bit more about their jazz heroes of an era gone by.
Savoy, once a well-known jazz label, is striving again to be a respected keeper of the flame and presenter of new music.
I thought I knew a fair amount about Savoy, but as you peel back and you look at some of the combinations on certain dates where guys — it's happenstance — where somebody would show up in the studio the night they were making a record.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article.php?id=1083   (2559 words)

 CD Review of Various Artists - Savoy at 60 - Deluxe Reissues Tap Early Years on Savoy Jazz @ jazzreview.com
I can first remember being aware of the Savoy Records label when I discovered a two-record set of Charlie Parker sides that were issued at the time by Arista Records.
Taken as a sampler, Savoy’s 60th Anniversary: Timeless is a two-disc set that covers a wide range of material spanning the years 1944 to 1957.
While the sum total of Parker’s Savoy and Dial sessions are already available as a hefty boxed set, in more manageable form for those with limited budgets or for neophytes are the master takes as assembled on Charlie Parker: The Complete Dial and Savoy Masters.
www.jazzreview.com /cdreview.cfm?ID=4398   (943 words)

 Vintage Vinyl - Columns & Reviews
Stacks and stacks of heavy plastic discs, all with the beautiful silver SAVOY logo on a Maroon or Black or Blue label poured into 40 gallon steel trash drums, bursting from cardboard boxes or just heaped on warehouse pallets, would appear in the alley waiting to be hauled away.
It’s latest owner is the Atlantic Records label, which is a subgroup of the Warner/Elektra/Atlantic group, which is a subsidiary of Time-Warner, which as you’ve no doubt heard, is about to become a department at America on Line.
The latest of these is a pair from the period after Savoy gave up on the 78 and started focusing on the long-playing record.
www.vintagevinyl.com /cs_i.asp?ArticleId=dumpster_diving.htm   (1690 words)

 The Austin Chronicle Music: Motherless Child: Jimmy Scott's Long-Lost Monument to Balladry
In the mid-Fifties, the singer signed a long-term contract with Savoy Records, the results of which can be heard on 1999's 3-CD collection, Little Jimmy Scott, The Savoy Years and More...
When Scott recorded Falling in Love Is Wonderful with and for Ray Charles' fledgling Tangerine imprint in 1963, the LP was heralded as the singer's breakthrough before being recalled by Lubinsky's lawyers.
Recording intermittently with King Records, he was, for all intents and purpose, retired.
www.austinchronicle.com /issues/dispatch/2001-07-06/music_feature4.html   (1384 words)

 Marc Savoy - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After years of playing the accordion and making records, Marc Savoy has finally released an album of solo accordion, backed only by a rhythm guitar,...
The musicians in the band, Marc and Ann Savoy and their sons Joel and Wilson,...
Marc Savoy-was born and raised in the small Cajun prairie town of Eunice,...
movies.aol.com /celebrity/marc-savoy/63372/main   (129 words)

 THE JOHNNY ACE WEB PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Peacock Records, which owns the Duke label, is rushing out an LP of Ace's sides to meet this demand.
The late Johnny Ace's recording of "Pledging My Love" for Duke Records, which has broken thru in the pop as well as the r&b field, has created a flurry of excitement in the pop field.
Cover records of the tune have been made by Tommy Mara on M-G-M, the Four Lads on Columbia and Teresa Brewer on Coral.
www.group-harmony.com /ACE/john-ace.htm   (513 words)

 Savoy Brown CDs, Savoy Brown Records, CD Singles, Rare Records, Vinyl, Albums, Discography
SAVOY BROWN Jack The Toad (Original 1973 US Parrot label 9-track vinyl LP, housed in a gatefood colour picture sleeve complete with illustrated catalogue inner.
SAVOY BROWN Lookin In (1970 US 9-track Parrot label vinyl LP album, houses in a gatefold picture sleeve with a deletion drill hole at the top left.
SAVOY BROWN...A Step Further (Original 1969 US Parrot label 6-track STEREO vinyl LP with one side of studio material and one recorded live in Edmonton, London on 12th May 1969.
eil.com /shop/artistlist.asp?artistname=savoy-brown   (845 words)

 Marc and Ann Savoy
The pictures of Marc and Ann Savoy were taken in 1999 during performances in Eunice and Mamou.
Savoy Music Center east of Eunice every Saturday morning from 9 to noon for jam sessions.
Ann Allen Savoy was born and raised in Richmond, Va. She learned French when she was a child, and she also majored in French in college.
www.lsue.edu /acadgate/music/savoy.htm   (767 words)

 Welcome to Savoy Jazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Over a 35 year career, he has performed and recorded with stars of jazz, pop, world music and new age.
In a song of serendipity, the historic Savoy Jazz label has been relaunched at the same time as the new Savoy magazine.
Many of our fine recordings are available through our international network of distributors.
www.savoyjazz.com /sites/savoy/home.asp   (528 words)

 Jump blues revisited: Savoy Records veterans featured in one-of-a-kind reunion: Features: Music: Creative Loafing ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Their names were never legendary, and are mostly footnotes today, but their music's roots have run deep through the history of rock and RandB ever since they all recorded sides for Savoy Records in the 1950s and early '60s.
African-American artists on Savoy were highly critical of their pay, but with little recourse or alternatives at the time.
He made several records for different labels throughout the '90s, and in 2000 Savoy released a 36-song double-disc of his early Savoy material.
charlotte.creativeloafing.com /gyrobase/Content?oid=oid:64151   (1287 words)

 Reverend James Moore
With the release of "Rev. James Moore, Live with the Mississippi Mass Choir", Malaco Records has revealed one of the best kept secrets in Gospel music.
That same year he recorded his first album, "I Thank You Master" with Savoy Records which garnered moderate success.
After three more recordings, "I'll Be Praying For You" on Luminar-Light Records; "God Can Do Anything" on Secret Records; and "Something Old, Something New" on Sound of Gospel Records, Rev. Moore returned to Malaco/Savoy to record "Rev.
afgen.com /james_moore.html   (583 words)

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