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I tell them if I was made by a bunch of morons, that’s just too bad. Then a band came on the TV; I didn’t know who it was, but they fitted in with the scene that was going on in my head. You don’t have to audition – the job’s yours if you want it – and I’ve got a place where you can live. I just *highly* doubt he’d play a written out/pre-conceived solo. When I told June about it she didn’t quite know how to react, because she didn’t know how long I’d be away. Keith Moon’s 1960’s blue/black pearl finish Premier drum kit, used in many of the music scenes in the David Essex movie “Stardust” (1974), starring Keith Moon as J.D. After he rang off, I stared at the TV. More telling, perhaps, is that one week after he recorded the 1940 arrangement for Victor, he performed the same arrangement on the NBC Burns and Allen radio show. ‘Look here, Artie,’ they say, ‘you can’t do that! The texture of "Stardust" is: homophonic. I wanted to know what he could do, musically, because I’d come a long way and I needed him to be good. Hoagy Carmichael. The TV was on but I wasn’t paying attention to what was on it. Records.. In addition, he had to keep his sensibilities as a jazz musician, intact and healthy. Jam Blues (excerpt) (4:47) 02. Shaw’s last appearance on the weekly NBC Old Gold Melody and Madness  radio show was on October 3. State of Shock (1126 words) by David P. Press. That relationship soon became fraught with difficulty. drummer Clark is playing fully matured bop drums." Lawsuits flew, and the press had a field day. Newborn stars peek out from beneath their natal blanket of dust in this dynamic image of the Rho Ophiuchi dark cloud from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. He was also selected to appear on the weekly George Burns and Gracie Allen NBC network radio show. The (for the time) extraordinary octave leap to high F was admired far and wide by musicians and sophisticated audiences, not only for the ease with which Jenney’s managed the deed, but for his elegance and sensitivity of phrasing. I called Bowie on Sunday morning and said, “I’m in. It wasn’t obvious what his songs were about, but that didn’t matter to me; the important thing, as I saw it, was that I had a story written in my head by the time he finished playing one of his compositions. I sat there and tried to picture what my life would be like in either scenario. It was obvious that the singer Anthony Newley was an influence, and although I wasn’t the biggest Newley fan I liked Bowie’s voice because it was pure. Marshall Stearns, in mentioning the Newman sides in his Story of Jazz, said, ". Lana had never seen New York, but Artie was a denizen of Manhattan. But this should not be confused with the notion that Hayton wrote out the solo, and Shaw read it while he played it. I was an ordinary guy from a country town in a conservative part of the world, with parents who wanted me to get a proper job, at a time when rock music definitely wasn’t seen as a viable career option. He also had to deal with the musicians in his band, all of whom were talented and some of whom were temperamental. Some of the charts in the UofAZ Shaw collection are later versions/revisions/adaptations (re-arranging or simply adding 4th bone and 4th tpt parts) of the originals and it wouldn’t surprise me if one of the later adaptations had Artie’s original studio solo written out. Shaw pulled his band off the bandstand before the scheduled ending time of the gig, and there was a near-riot in the ballroom. His first return to full-time bandleading happened in the summer of 1940. 272 likes. During the time all of this was happening, Shaw also had to maintain his clarinet playing at virtuoso levels, which was easy enough when he was working with his band, because he was then playing the instrument six to eight hours every day. Chicago-based drummer/producer Makaya McCraven shares new track ‘Beat Science’ and ‘Do It Live’ video excerpt, taken ... International Anthem announce new single ‘Mak Attack’ taken from the new album by Chicago-based drummer/producer Makaya McCraven, an addendum to his critically-acclaimed 2018 . I’d just had my annual holiday. He left his band in early July, and immediately the following Goodman sidemen transferred to Shaw: lead alto saxophonist Les Robinson (Shaw’s lead alto player from 1937 through 1939, who had been Artie’s contact in the Goodman band); tenor saxists Jerry Jerome and Bus Bassey; trombonist Vernon Brown; pianist Johnny Guarnieri; and drummer Nick Fatool. I want to make an impact, and I need to move on from where I was before.”. This follow-up to the popular Your First Fake Book (00240112) includes over 100 more great songs that even beginning-level musicians can enjoy playing! Clover, drummer with Essex’s band the Stray Cats. I mentioned in the post that Shaw had a different arrangement of “Star Dust” that he played in 1938-1939. I was surprisingly nervous as I knocked on the door. Episode seventy-seven of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at "Brand New Cadillac" by Vince Taylor and the Playboys, and the sad career of rock music's first acid casualty. My informed speculation is that he and Shaw most probably collaborated on the arrangement. It was different from what I was used to – very clear and very English. People who are not religious often use poetry for readings at a funeral, interment, memorial or ash scattering where a hymn or prayer was once common. Shaw did not need Hayton’s guidance with the harmonic structure of “Star Dust.” He undoubtedly was quite familiar with that by 1940. He continues to play with his band Holy Holy and lives in London. (Betty Grable and Shaw are shown at right in the autumn of 1939. To hell with them!” And: “My friends and advisors tell me that I’m a damned fool. Those people MADE you.’ Want to know my answer? He had no idea what Bowie had in mind either. It felt as if only he could have written them. Rate this: Search for: LATEST REVIEWS. The instrumentation of this band was that of a standard swing band (three trumpets; two [sometimes three] trombones; four saxophones; and four rhythm) plus six violins, two violas, and one cello.The string section was gathered for Shaw by violinist Alex Beller, who acted as concertmaster for the strings. Jenney’s solo on the broadcast version of “Star Dust” is also a totally different improvisation from the Victor recording. Neverwhere Click to read the first chapter of Neverwhere. Showing the band at the beginning with Drummer John Rutsey, and through the whole time with "The New Guy", The Professor Neil Peart on Drums. David Bowie's drummer has revealed how he was sacked over the phone on his wedding day. shifts unexpectedly to the upper register. Although he had been compelled by his contract with Victor Records to enter the recording studios in Hollywood (where he was by then living) on two occasions in the first half of 1940 (a major hit, “Frenesi” was among the recordings he made then), Shaw had no standing band until June of 1940. American Gods Click to read the first chapter of American Gods. In this free excerpt I’d like to share with you 36 cool licks, so that you can start improving immediately and have lots of fun while doing so. I particularly liked “Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud,” which had been the B-side of “Space Oddity.” Perhaps I’d been wrong about him. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Shaw meanwhile continued to reside in his house on Summit Ridge Drive with M-G-M starlet Lana Turner, whom he had met while filming Dancing Co-ed the previous summer. Good songs are supposed to do that and that, to me, was the sign of a good songwriter. My mates didn’t really want me to go to London either, because we were a close bunch. Armstrong joined Henderson in the fall of 1924 and stayed for a little over a year. Nowadays you can live in Manchester, for example, and still be in a big band, but it just wasn’t possible to do that back then. Let us just repeat that, THE MOUNTAINS. I said, “Sounds good to me, David – but I just need to look at a few things.”. Major Tom has left the planet, and I can think of no better tribute to music legend David Bowie than an excerpt from producer Ken Scott’s memoir Abbey Road To Ziggy Stardust … You don’t worship your own creature, do you?” The waves of bad publicity that were caused by that interview continued. He now had no choice but to form his own standing band, which he did in late June. His drummer Ronnie Tutt. In 1944 when AS resumed activity as a civilian bandleader, approx. I never once heard him hit a bum note in all the years we played together. As both a former personal manager, record company scout and tour manager for rock and pop bands it is amazing how many of the intrigues, personal problems etc. The next day, Shaw contacted Butterfield, and revealed that he was soon going to be doing some high-profile work in Hollywood, that would involve a movie and a network radio show, and that when he put together a band to do this work, he wanted Billy to be his first and solo trumpet. Always (8:02) 03. I sat on the sofa on Friday and Saturday, going backwards and forwards, getting nowhere. background riffs. Shaw had a good arrangement in his 1939 band library on “Star Dust.” Basically, it was a straightforward dance chart that showcased his solo clarinet. 247 likes. His bassist Jerry Scheff. He could reach high notes, and hold them, and he never, ever sang out of tune. Clarke worked with Charlie Christian, Thelonious Monk, and Dizzy Gillespie in developing unusual chord changes. He and arranger Lennie Hayton, who had been a successful radio conductor in New York in the mid-1930s (whom Shaw had worked with then), was in 1940 trying to break into film work in Hollywood, collaborated on the rest of the minimalistic chart during the summer of 1940. My parents’ reaction was twice as bad. Michael, I haven’t seen the original Hayton score to Stardust, but I *seriously* doubt Artie’s solo was written out by Lenny. I agree it’s possible that Lenny wrote out a “sketch” for Artie to play during the solo section, but for it to be written out verbatim, well…..until I’d see it with my own eyes….. I thought, “Whoa – he definitely looks the part.”. I had no idea if it would work out for me in Bowie’s band. That story was true for me, and it took me on a journey that I enjoyed. Show some humanity people. We were doing all right for money, and we had a nice house and everything was fine. The backgrounds for the soloists were to be subtle and shifting, employing the reeds, strings and brass. “The music might be a bit different this time,” he went on, perhaps sensing what I was thinking. Best to both of you! I don’t know whether this true, but I thought I would pass it on for discussion purposes. Mary Lou Williams. To my surprise, I found myself thinking, “Fuck, these songs are good,” even though I’d previously dismissed them as being too lightweight for me. Artie was now so stressed that he was having constant headaches. In the 1944 revised version of “Star Dust” in which the strings were done away with, at some unknown point AS transcribed his clarinet solo from the 1940 record in pencil and he wrote it on the back side of his own clarinet part. Like The pianist and arranger in this recording of "Walkin' and Swingin'" is. Drumeo invited Styx drummer Todd Sucherman to play his band’s 2017 song “Gone Gone Gone” and well, let’s just say it’s on a pretty unique location. For more on Bowie and Woody, purchase the drummer’s book here. Incidentally, it was typical during the 1930s for Shaw’s parts to have stacked chords spelled out on the staff where a solo was indicated (chord symbols weren’t indicated). ), By the time the Shaw band opened at the Cafe’ Rouge (on October 19), Artie discovered that the hot water he had jumped out of just before he took his vacation had gotten hotter while he was away. I told him I hadn’t, trying not to make it obvious that I didn’t think much of his work to date. So, sort of. UNO ED YOUNG MONDA Y thru FRIDAY 11 am to 3 pm: SLEEPY STEIN MONDA Y thru SATURDAY 7 to 11 pm: VERN STEVENSON EVERYDAY 12 midnite to 2 am: CHARLES M. (Easy Fake Book). I want to add my thoughts to this wonderful discussion. At least I tried.”, And that was it. The four musicians had made a bit of progress, but not much: they’d played a John Peel Show on 5 February, and done some gigs around London. The sound he got on trumpet was big, yet velvety, and he had a great high register, plenty of power and tons of technique. On “Metropolis,” for example, there’s complexity in a 5/4 groove, diversity in African guitar patterns, and rapture in Ward’s bright saxophone—all energized by the drummer’s funky beat. Finally, he had a meeting with his band on November 18, when he told them he was leaving, and then got into his car and began driving. LP CBS S 80418 (& cassette), Excerpt reissued 2007 on CD "Mars einfach - 1. The door to rock & roll success was slightly open if you wanted to go through it, but you couldn’t go through it from Hull, and the Rats were never going to be big in any case. It was a lot of blind faith on my part. He collaborated extensively on the arrangements that he recorded with studio musicians on two recording dates in the first half of 1940, and he conceived the overall structure of the arrangement we hear of “Star Dust” then also. That was not the way he worked. A lengthy interview he had given to Michael Mok of the New York Post shortly before it appeared in that newspaper on September 26, proved to be damaging. Michael “Woody” Woodmansey was the drummer for David Bowie’s The Spiders from Mars from 1969-1973 on the hit albums The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory, and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars.Born in Driffield, Yorkshire, in 1951, he is the last surviving member of The Spiders from Mars.He continues to play with his band Holy Holy and lives in London. First, I appreciate that all who have commented have done so. “I’m writing songs for a new record,” he told me. Redhotjazz.com was a pioneering website during the "Information wants to be Free" era of the 1990s. He said the “Stardust” solo was one of the very few written out solos by Artie Shaw. It was one of Ellington's many collaborations in the early 1960s with musicians such as Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach, and Charles Mingus, and placed him with a quartet (in this case, saxophone, … Recorded by Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra for ... “Swanee River” (1935) Jimmie Lunceford and Sy Oliver, and (1940) Tommy Dorsey and Sy Oliver, Happy Days Are Here Again (1962) Barbra Streisand, Nina Never Knew (1952) Sauter-Finegan Orchestra with Joe Mooney; and (1968) Frankie Carle with Georgie Auld and Dick Nash, St. James Infirmary (1941) Artie Shaw with Hot Lips Page, Green Goon Jive (1941) Jan Savitt/Billy Moore, 'T'Aint So Honey, 'T'Aint So (1938) Bunny Berigan - with Georgie Auld, Joe Dixon and Buddy Rich, “Happy Days Are Here Again” (1962) Barbra Streisand, “Nina Never Knew” (1952) Sauter-Finegan Orchestra with Joe Mooney; and (1968) Frankie Carle with Georgie Auld and Dick Nash, “St. James Infirmary” (1941) Artie Shaw with Hot Lips Page, “Green Goon Jive” (1941) Jan Savitt/Billy Moore, “‘T’Aint So Honey, ‘T’Aint So” (1938) Bunny Berigan – with Georgie Auld, Joe Dixon and Buddy Rich. Book This book does not require a rating on the project's quality scale. “We’ll be sleeping on mattresses at the top of the stairs, but you don’t mind that, do you?”. Michael "Woody" Woodmansey was the drummer for David Bowie's The Spiders from Mars from 1969-1973 on the hit albums The Man Who Sold the World, Hunky Dory, and The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars. Jack Jenney’s solo on Artie Shaw’s recording of “Star Dust” was in many ways the beginning of a new school of velvet-toned and elegant but technically demanding trombone performance in jazz and American popular music. Soft Winds (6:14) 04. He joined the band in time for its first Victor recording session, which was on September 7, 1940. All my mates worked there, and I really liked it. The de facto leader and music director of the Crosby crew was dance band veteran Gil Rodin. The Little Drummer Boy (originally known as Carol of the Drum) is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941. He then reportedly took a vacation to Palm Springs, California from October 4 – 18, when he returned to New York. He, like everyone else except Harry, picked Boneyard Shuffle as the best number. Some of the songs were a bit too “novelty” for my liking, but there was depth in some of the others. The recordings span many genres, including classical, pop, rock, jazz, and opera – from … They constantly besieged him, seeking quotes, interviews, pictures, feature stories. Shaw’s blueprint included a soaring open trumpet solo that he wrote out for Billy Butterfield to start the piece, and then space for him to play a rhapsodic, improvised clarinet solo, and lastly, an eight-bar spot for trombone virtuoso Jack Jenney to improvise. But behind the scenes, Shaw and his managers were actively pursuing opportunities that would feature him and a band on a sponsored network radio show, and in another feature film. Trombonist Jack Jenney (1910-1945) was well-known within the music business as a virtuoso performer who had uncommon skill as an improviser on ballads. The "song about a song about love", played in an idiosyncratic melody in medium tempo, became an American standard and is one of the most recorded songs of the 20th century with over 1,500 recordings. Some time later, he reached Acapulco, Mexico, where he sequestered himself. Chico was the drummer and Chet was the trumpeter. [ii] Jack Jenney had to complete commitments with his own band before he could join Shaw. “Johnny” Guarnieri, piano; Alton Reynolds “Al” Hendrickson, guitar; Jud De Naut, bass; Nicholas “Nick” Fatool, drums; Truman Boardman, Ted Klages, Bill Brower, Bob Morrow, Alex Beller, Eugene Lamas, violins; Allen Harshman and Keith Collins, violas; Fred Goerner, cello. Jalousie and Other Favorites in the Latin Flavor/Star Dust: Boston Pops Orchestra: Conductor, Primary Artist : 1999 : Country Christmas to Remember, Vol. P.O. In the end, who really knows? Hi Michael (x2!) it wasn't long into my second year when our regiment fought at the siege of corinth. The following music excerpt features: 18:46. Order now your exceptional DVD in full version with subtitles in all languages. The media loved it. We’d tried to do our own songs up in Yorkshire with the Rats, but we’d failed miserably, because we just didn’t have those skills even though we were good musicians. Artie Shaw, clarinet, directing: Charles William “Billy” Butterfield, George “Jumbo” Wendt, Jimmy (Jack) Cathcart, trumpets; Truman Eliot “Jack” Jenney and Vernon “Red” Brown, trombones; Les Robinson and Neely Plumb, alto saxophones; Clarence “Bus” Bassey and Jerry Jerome, tenor saxophones; John A. On November 15, Shaw walked off the bandstand at the Cafe’ Rouge in the middle of the evening, and didn’t return. Dun Horse, The (2233 words) “It’s nice of you to come down.”. He would return to music and then leave again and again over the next fifteen years. The vibe was relaxed, and Bowie was confident and intelligent. Then Bowie played me his two albums. Of course, I’d have to move to London, which didn’t immediately appeal. I couldn’t do it. Klasse" (Migros Kulturprozent) Le Ranz des Vaches : LP CBS S 80418 (& cassette) Stägeli uf Stägeli ab : LP CBS S 80418 (& cassette) D'Aeschlemer : LP CBS S 80418 (& cassette) Dr Rhythmus-Jodel (für d'Bea) (comp. Polyphonic texture. London was where you had to go if you wanted to make it as a rock musician, just like the Beatles had a few years before. CHECK OUT THIS REUNION: COMMERCIALS HAVE ALWAYS BEEN A PART OF TV. He was aided greatly in this process by the coincidental disbanding of Benny Goodman’s band, which had been playing in southern California. David Essex was a number 1 Billboard pop artist at the time. *** John, here are the comments from the Clarinet Bulletin Board on this subject: “Well I emailed a professor at the University where the Artie Shaw library is housed. David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie (/ ˈ b oʊ i /, UK also / ˈ b ə ʊ i / BOH-ee), was an English singer-songwriter and actor. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Je Ne Sais Pas (6:33) 06. One of these was unusual because they’d dressed up as superheroes. Increasingly, his time was also spent in discussions with his personal manager, his booking agency, his band manager, advertising executives, network radio executives, publicists, venue owners, music publishers and, alas, the media. “For fans, it is something of a Holy Grail,” says Whately. Of course, he thought I was an idiot. So I can think of no better tribute than an excerpt from Ken’s fascinating memoir Abbey Road To Ziggy Stardust ... As well as any colleague could, I suppose. Butterfield played some lead and some jazz solos. I think it would have been anathema for Shaw, who was a great improviser, to have played a written-out solo on any tune in any performance. On the other hand, Bowie’s band – who were now called the Hype – were obviously talented, which appealed to me. As for me, I had curly hair halfway down my back, a denim shirt, a pink tie-dyed vest, frayed jeans and moccasins. The most memorable moment of the performance has always been Jack Jenney’s magnificent trombone solo, considered in its day for all its romantic cast, a major breakthrough statement, both in technical and expressive terms. Mick knew that Bowie had called me and rang to see what I thought of the offer to go down to London – but it didn’t help. Then we sat in his lounge and immediately started talking about music. Click on a photo to view full size image. Similarly, drummer Doc Cenardo was a very good Dixieland player, but his tap-a-long style and rushed tags were not the right fit for this particular band. He’s got a big place down in London. Consequently, he did not appear in the film Second Chorus. Tucson, AZ 85721. I can’t blame him for that, but I was adamant that, win or lose, this was what I was going to do. were similar to my own experiences. Correct answers: 2 question: Read the excerpt from drummer man. He certainly remedied that in the first half of 1940. His friend Charlie Hodge and the entire orchestra of Joe Guercio, conductor. However, he was little-known to the public in 1940. Here is the explanation he sent to me. (This does not of course apply to his playing of “classical” music.). Astronomers know how to tell what sort of stuff those stars are made of—and how one bright speck up there in the sky lacks something other stars have. The sight of John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, the bell of his upswept trumpet pointing skyward, his cheeks distended into hamster-like pouches, and his ubiquitous beret, goatee, horn-rimmed spectacles, and pinstripe suit, became the … One addition – Jenny had recorded STAR DUST with his own band in late 1939 for Okeh. I have gone back to the Shaw aircheck recordings of “Star Dust” from December 6 and 23 of 1938. So it was rather unusual for Hayton to give some “guidance” to Shaw on his part – even if Shaw only loosely followed what was written. Johnny St. Cyr, Ory’s musical associate from the Hot Five and Red Hot Peppers, played guitar. Wish that I knew more about music composition. I have gone back to the Shaw aircheck recordings of “Star Dust” from December 6 and 23 of 1938. I say that for many reasons. I had been nervous about his reaction, of course, but I was expecting it because, as I’ve already said, I’d only ever had negativity from my parents when it came to music. 25 arrangements from the period of 1940-42, all of which were written for the three big bands based in Hollywood (Jul 1940-Dec 1940) and New York (Jan-Mar 1941 and Sep 1941 – Jan 1942) and included strings, were completely re-orchestrated for the postwar band without strings. Also, on all other recordings Shaw made of “Star Dust,” he played different solos. 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