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The three tracks allow listeners an intimate peek behind the yellow-hued, bubbly effervescence we associate the artist to see the man behind the sponge for whom he really is. Decca:   . Vocalion : . London Records :. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Royal Canadian disambiguation. Music portal Canada portal. Retrieved 4 August The New York Times.
Retrieved 4 July California, Van Nuys. Valley News. October 7, Auld Acquaintance. University of California Press Online. Louis Armstrong often referred to Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians as his favorite band, but this fact is rarely cited and almost never pursued.
Critics and historians who celebrate African American music tend to dismiss Lombardo's music as boring, mainstream pap, unworthy to be treated alongside the masterpieces of Armstrong or Duke Ellington.
Thus, while celebrating Armstrong, they ignore his musical opinion—and that of the public, which made Lombardo's orchestra the most popular dance band not only of white America, but also at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom. How have such prejudices affected our views of the past? How has our understanding of black musicians been limited by an insistence that they fit modern definitions of hipness or authenticity?
Acknowledging the smoother roots of jazz". Jazz Research Journal. Though Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians were always considered the sweetest of American dance bands and the antithesis of what is usually called jazz, Louis Armstrong regularly named them as his favorite orchestra. This judgment is usually dismissed as an odd quirk, but by exploring it we can learn something about what made Armstrong unique.
Likewise, it is worth examining Armstrong's admiration for classical virtuosos like Herbert Clarke of the Sousa band. In broader terms, we cannot understand the evolution of jazz if we do not explore the deep African-American classical tradition and the extent to which artists like Armstrong and Lombardo shared a single world, and appealed to a broadly overlapping audience.
Sweet orchestras and classical concert music, rather than being the opposite of jazz, were among the many inspirations for Armstrong and his peers, and our understanding and appreciation of these musicians is increased when we realize the breadth of their interests. Rewind with Michael Enright.
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Besides the Lombardo brothers, three other early members passed the year mark: Gowans, Kreitzer, and the saxophonist Fred 'Derf' Higman who had replaced Cunningham in His Album), who had worked as a tailor, was an amateur singer with a baritone voice and had four of his five sons learn to play instruments so they could accompany him. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. Retrieved December 31, None of them are musicians, but Liz Ann is the band's librarian. Music portal Canada portal. They then signed to Victor in later LP stayed until the middle of when again they signed to Decca. Bruce Swanson, a tenor saxophonist who has been with the band for four years, is just a year older than Mr.
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