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Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 28th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey was a leap year baby, so really its Feb 29th. Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311, Gentry 4011, … Continue reading

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October 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “One Night In Havana”

October 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “One Night In Havana” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6311, Champion 15420 (as Malcolm Webb and His Gang), and Sentry 4011. It featured Hoagy Carmichael (p), … Continue reading

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Happy 111th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 111th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey was a leap year baby, so really its Feb 29th. Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311, Gentry 4011, … Continue reading

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Oct. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Recorded “One Night In Havana”

Oct. 28th in Gennett History, 1927: Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals recorded “One Night In Havana” in Richmond. The recording appeared on Gennett 6311, Champion 15420 (as Malcolm Webb and His Gang), and Sentry 4011. The recording featured Hoagy Carmichael … Continue reading

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July 14th in Gennett History, 1930: Lanin’s University Orchestra Recorded “Here Comes The Sun”

July 14th in Gennett History, 1930: Lanin’s University Orchestra recorded “Here Comes The Sun” in NYC. The recording was released on Ge. 7234, Ch, 16039, Spr. 2550, & Spt. 9747. The band consisted of Claude Reese (v), Manny Klein (c), … Continue reading

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Happy 110th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904)

Happy 110th Birthday, Jimmy Dorsey! (2/29/1904). Dorsey recorded alto sax on “One Night in Havana” with Hoagy Carmichael on 10/28/127 in Richmond. It appeared on Gennett 6311, Gentry 4011, & Champion 15420. The Champion release sold 700 copies in 1928.

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