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Bangor Daily News
Music program to aims to increase quality of life for Maine seniorsto music reminded her of going to dances, that she tried to go to weekly in her
Music program to aims to increase quality of life for Maine seniors
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
to music reminded her of going to dances, that she tried to go to weekly in her younger years. She recalled seeing Tommy Dorsey play at Old Orchard Beach. She didn’t go to see the music, she said. She went to dance. Emery, who grew up in... Read more
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The Sault Star
Hilscher is big fan of big bandIt's always fun, but having dancers presents an element of joy for me.” He dis
Hilscher is big fan of big band
The Sault Star / Posted 4 days ago
It's always fun, but having dancers presents an element of joy for me.” He discovered other big band legends, including Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown and Harry James, as he grew older. But for Hilscher, Miller, who went missing when flying to France... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Music, dances brought crowdsname was changed to the Town and Country Club. "We had some of the most famous
Music, dances brought crowds
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 13 days ago
name was changed to the Town and Country Club. "We had some of the most famous bands come to town, like Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey and Duke Ellington," Pappas told the newspaper in 1989. "People would come from miles and miles," Mrs. Kerasias... Read more
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KECI Missoula
June 12had 11 No. 1 hits with his orchestra in the 1930s and the 1940s. He also had tw
June 12
KECI Missoula / Posted 13 days ago
had 11 No. 1 hits with his orchestra in the 1930s and the 1940s. He also had two more No. 1 hits in 1935 with his brother Tommy Dorsey as the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, "Lullaby of Broadway" and "Chasing Shadows." 1957: Actor Timothy Busfield,... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Best casino and poker moviesThe most frequently played single number in roulette is 17. Why? Because that's
Best casino and poker movies
Rolling Good Times / Posted 17 days ago
The most frequently played single number in roulette is 17. Why? Because that's the number James Bond played in his movies. • The first movie Frank Sinatra performed in was “Las Vegas Nights” in 1941, which featured Tommy Dorsey and his orch... Read more
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Casino City Times
Best casino and poker moviesThe most frequently played single number in roulette is 17. Why? Because that's
Best casino and poker movies
Casino City Times / Posted 17 days ago
The most frequently played single number in roulette is 17. Why? Because that's the number James Bond played in his movies. • The first movie Frank Sinatra performed in was “Las Vegas Nights” in 1941, which featured Tommy Dorsey and his orch... Read more
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The State News
The Coral Gables: the legacy behind East Lansing's oldest restaurantin the early ‘30s and ‘40s. During this time, Gables’ roadhouse was filled with
The Coral Gables: the legacy behind East Lansing's oldest restaurant
The State News / Posted 19 days ago
in the early ‘30s and ‘40s. During this time, Gables’ roadhouse was filled with some of America’s greatest bands including Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, The Four Freshman and the Ink Spots, to name a... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Band shell opening on Grand Bend beachdance hall that opened in the community in 1917 and hosted performances by Loui
Band shell opening on Grand Bend beach
Sarnia Observer / Posted 19 days ago
dance hall that opened in the community in 1917 and hosted performances by Louis Armstrong, Rudy Vallee, Guy Lombardo, Tommy Dorsey, Gordi Tapp and others for more than half a century. A fire destroyed the dance hall building in the early... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Taber Museum to host John Hunsinger to talk about the Brownlee SistersLater appearances included Arthur Godfrey's "Talent Scouts" and the Kate Smith
Taber Museum to host John Hunsinger to talk about the Brownlee Sisters
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
Later appearances included Arthur Godfrey's "Talent Scouts" and the Kate Smith Show and an extended engagement with the Tommy Dorsey Band. Audience members will learn many more interesting details about the sisters and several recordings will be... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Celebrating George Gershwin in songs and storiesand an event that changed Glazier's life. "That was the first time I heard Ger
Celebrating George Gershwin in songs and stories
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
and an event that changed Glazier's life. "That was the first time I heard Gershwin's music. I heard the big band sound of Tommy Dorsey — I guess I was an old soul even as a 9-year-old." Knocked out by the music, Glazier — with the help of an aunt... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
The Ken Peplowski Interview - By Lee Mergner — Jazz Articlesmy own. I got a call to play at the short-lived Cleveland Jazz Festival, and it
The Ken Peplowski Interview - By Lee Mergner — Jazz Articles
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
my own. I got a call to play at the short-lived Cleveland Jazz Festival, and it was going to be Teddy Wilson’s trio and the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra under the direction of Buddy Morrow, and my quartet. I played that gig and I got to sit in with Teddy... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Still dancing: Juneau resident turns 100 years old, honored at birthday party by governorborn in 1938. Reiswig remembers growing up and hearing stories of her parents
Still dancing: Juneau resident turns 100 years old, honored at birthday party by governor
Juneau Empire / Posted 27 days ago
born in 1938. Reiswig remembers growing up and hearing stories of her parents dancing to the Glenn Miller Orchestra and Tommy Dorsey. “They loved dancing and sometimes they danced in the house,” Reiswig said. Unfortunately, the dancing didn’t... Read more
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New York Post
Meet the 92-old still making music on Broadwaystationed in Newport News, Va., he played in the Army band. Three years later P
Meet the 92-old still making music on Broadway
New York Post / Posted 30 days ago
stationed in Newport News, Va., he played in the Army band. Three years later Press was on the road with Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey. “They were both difficult,” Red remembers of the legends. “But their bands were sensational.” He spent the... Read more

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