Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - B. 8959 - (Condition 85-90%)

Artie Shaw (born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky; May 23, 1910 – December 30, 2004) was an American clarinetist, composer, and bandleader. Also an author, Shaw wrote both fiction and non-fiction.Widely regarded as "one of jazz's finest clarinetists,"[1] Shaw led one of the United States' most popular big bands in the late 1930s through the early 1940s. Their signature song, a 1938 version of Cole Porter's "Begin the Beguine", was a wildly successful single and one of the era's defining recordings. Musically restless, Shaw was also an early proponent of Third Stream, which blended classical and jazz, and recorded some small-group sessions that flirted with be-bop before retiring from music in 1954.Shaw was born Arthur Jacob Arshawsky in New York City, the son of Sarah (née Strauss) and Harry Arshawsky, who worked as a dressmaker and photographer. His family was Jewish; his father was from Russia and his mother was from Austria.[2] Shaw grew up in New Haven, Connecticut, where, according to his autobiography,[3] his natural introversion was deepened by local antisemitism. Shaw began learning the saxophone when he was 13 years old, and by the age of 16, he switched to the clarinet and left home to tour with a band. Returning to New York, he became a session musician through the early 1930s. From 1925 until 1936, Shaw performed with many bands and orchestras; from 1926 to 1929, he worked in Cleveland and established a lasting reputation as music director and arranger for an orchestra led by the violinist Austin Wylie. In 1929 and 1930 he played with Irving Aaronson's Commanders, where he was exposed to symphonic music, which he would later incorporate in his arrangements.

Record Detailsa
Title Artie Shaw And His Orchestra -  B. 8959 - (Condition 85-90%)
Artist Artie Shaw
Lyrics Harbach, Kern & Cole Porter
Genre Instrumental Music
Instrument Orchestra
Language English
Label HMV
Made In India
Manufacture The Gramophone Co. Limited
Serial No B. 8959
Side One
  • What Is This Thing Called Love? - Fox Trot (From The Musical Show : " Wake Up And Dream")
 
Side Two
  • Yesterday - Fox Trot (From The Musical Show : "Roberta")
 
Specification
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Record Condition 85-90%
Cover Condition Excellent
Artist
Artist - 1 Artie Shaw
Instruments
Instrument - 1 Orchestra
Lyrics
Lyrics - 1 Harbach
Lyrics - 2 Kern
Lyrics - 3 Cole Porter
Record Details
Genre Private Songs
Label HMV
Language English
Size 10 Inches
Speed 78 RPM
Songs
Side1 - Song1 What Is The Thing Called Love? - Fox Trot (From The Musical Show : " Wake Up And Dream")
Side2 - Song1 Yesterday - Fox Trot (From The Musical Show : "Roberta")

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Artie Shaw And His Orchestra - B. 8959 - (Condition 85-90%)- 78 RPM

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