Artie Shaw

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Artie Shaw: Benny Goodman
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Artie Shaw - United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)Artie Shaw - United States clarinetist and leader of a swing band (1910-2004)
References in periodicals archive ?
Clarinetists ever since have been measured against him, although there certainly were others who were rivals during that time, like Artie Shaw and Woody Herman.
Also on hand: ``Mad TV's'' Artie Shaw, funny as a Chris Farley-like sidekick.
Abate has a background of Woody Herman, Ray Charles and Artie Shaw and his style leans towards bop, so the combination looks fascinating.
He was the stand-in for Goodman and Artie Shaw in the Time-Life ``Swing Era'' recordings.
The repertoire covers the Dorsey brothers bands, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and dozens of others who penned and arranged songs such as ``Moonlight Serenade'' and ``Begin the Beguine.
Hit-record artists such as Bessie Smith and Artie Shaw were given parts in films, and movie actors such as Kirk Douglas and Jack Webb portrayed jazzmen.
Greg played lead alto saxophone with the Ray Charles Orchestra and tenor with the Artie Shaw Band.
Which actress was married to Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra?
Presented in rough chronology, the package moves from his early 1940s submersion in the MelTones harmony group - backing up Bing Crosby on ``Day by Day'' - and then crooning with the Artie Shaw Orchestra.
She does praise white band leader Artie Shaw, however, for defending his black performers in the Jim Crow south.
He performs professionally with some of New York's top musicians including Gregory Hutchinson, Hassan JJ Shakur, Marco Panascia, Jim Cammack, Jerome Jennings, Dayna Stephens, Tony Middleton, Christine Ebersole, Aaron Weinstein and The Artie Shaw Orchestra.
These recordings pair Holiday with top Swing Era horn players, both white and black, including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Buck Clayton, Ben Webster and notably her musical soulmate, tenor saxophonist Lester Young.