All About Jazz

Home » News » Video / DVD

Dear All About Jazz Readers,

If you're familiar with All About Jazz, you know that we've dedicated over two decades to supporting jazz as an art form, and more importantly, the creative musicians who make it. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz one of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month. However, to expand our offerings and develop new means to foster jazz discovery we need your help.

You can become a sustaining member for a modest $20 and in return, we'll immediately hide those pesky Google ads PLUS deliver exclusive content and provide access to future articles for a full year! This combination will not only improve your AAJ experience, it will allow us to continue to rigorously build on the great work we first started in 1995. Read on to view our project ideas...

1

Duke Ellington: Making Records

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
Following my post on Monday detailing films made by RCA and Capitol in the 1940s and '50s to tout the miracle of records and the recording process, Carl Woideck of the University of Oregon sent along a link to a short film produced in June 1937 by Paramount Pictures. Here, Duke Ellington is shown recording Oh Babe, Maybe Someday, with the vocal by Ivy Anderson. Ellington recorded for the Variety label at the time...

Continue Reading...

This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
Copyright © 2018. All rights reserved.

Tags

News

Sponsored announcements from the industry.