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Mon Apr 20th 2015 6.00pm–7.00pm
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Gerard Hoffnung “Letter From A Bricklayer”
from Oxford Union 4 Dec 1958 MP3 Single (unknown 1958) —6:41, Gerard Hoffnung (22 March 1925 – 28 September 1959) was an artist and musician, best known for his humorous works. Born and raised first in Germany but sent to ENgland to escape the Nazis.Oxford Union, is a debating society in the city of Oxford
Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing Trio w/Jane Monheit “Fascinating Rhythm”
from Mark O'Connor's Hot Swing Trio - In Full Swing (Odyssey/Sony Classical 2003) —3:46, guitarist Frank Vignola, bassist Jon Burr, first introduced by Cliff Edwards, Fred Astaire and Adele Astaire in the Broadway musical Lady Be Good
Cliff Edwards “Fascinating Rhythm”
from I Got Rhythm: The Music of George Gershwin - Stage & Screen MP3 Album (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 1924) —also known as "Ukelele Ike" he was the voice for Jiminy Cricket in Walt Disney's Pinocchio (1940), George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Kate & Anna McGarrigle “What'll I Do”
from The McGarrigle Hour CD Album (hannibal 1998) —3:37, from Quebec, who performed as a duo until Kate McGarrigle's death on January 18, 2010. joined by Kate's son Rufus Wainwright. Rufus & his sister Martha Wainwright, also a singer, are the children of Kate and Loudon Wainwright III.
Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra (Bunny Berigan) “Blue Moon (ORIGINAL)” MP3 Single (unknown 1934) —Lorenz Hart (1895-1943), Richard Rodgers (1902-1979), 4th version of the song after 2 were cut from films or never used, 1 was used and was not a hit, so new lyrics added to teh melody and finally after 2 years a hit
Hoagy Carmichael “Georgia on My Mind”
from The Great 1920s & Gatsby Swing 20s Classics MP3 Album (A-51 Music Inc. 1930) —Hoagy (vocal); Bix Beiderbecke (cornet), Ray Lodwig (trumpet); Jack Teagarden; Boyce Cullen (trombone); Jimmy Dorsey (clarinet/alto sax); ‘Bud’ Freeman (tenor sax); ‘Pee Wee’ Russell (alto sax); Irving Brodsky (piano); Joe Venuti (violin); Eddie Lang (gui
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra “At Last”
from The Complete Glenn Miller and His Orchestra (1938-1942) MP3 Single (unknown 1942) —Harry Warren, lyrics by Mack Gordon, for the musical film Orchestra Wives. Written earlier as an instrumental piece but re-recorded with lyrics for film
The Eva Jessye lead Choir and Todd Duncan “It Ain't Necessarily So”
from Porgy and Bess (Original Broadway Cast) MP3 Album (Universal 1940) —John W. Bubbles (Sportin' Life) originated role in 1935 production. This recording made 5 years later and he was not used. Instead Todd Duncan as Porgy and Sportin' Life
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