His tunes continue to feature in the repertoire of most traditional accordionists and dance bands
Now 83, Sylvia can produce a fascinating collection of photograph albums, newspaper clippings and postcards from the days when she played her trumpet with orchestras and dance bands
XI HIGH FEST brought together 25 theatrical companies and dance bands
from 18 countries of the world.
AMMAN (Star)Au The Embassy of the Republic of Korea hosted a welcoming dinner on Friday to introduce the Korean traditional music and dance bands
in addition to Korean cuisine chefs.
Born in the tiny coastal town of East Wemyss in 1908 as the sixth child of an accomplished melodeon player, Sir Jimmy had a natural talent for music, and in his early 20s played in small dance bands
during his time off-duty from his role in the fire service.
Hot British dance bands
from 1925 to 1935 is the subject of David Lakin's talk on November 15.
It' s because the dance bands
were only being showcased in clubs"But club culture has movedon.
IN the 1920s American dance bands
were actually banned from touring Britain.
The latest volume in the "Music in American Life" series, That Toddlin' Town: Chicago's White Dance Bands
and Orchestras, 1900-1950 is an economic history the band business of Chicago prior to World War II.
Brown also mentions Stagolee musical recordings, some of which sound truly appealing (here a selective discography would help)--but why in the world would Stagolee attract genteel white dance bands
like those of Fred Waring and Frank Westphal who made the first Stagolee recordings in the 1920s?
I grew up with a father" who was in dance bands
and we had a radio on in every room.