Although there may not be any earth shattering big band music news flashes in this article, many fans of big band jazz were as interested in personel changes in the great bands as baseball fans are of any changes in a teams roster.
Here, Columbia executives nix plans of raising Goodman discs to 50 cents. At this time was broadcasting from the Lincoln and Pennsylvania hotels in NYC. In November he quit the music business for a respit in Mexico, soon to return and form another big band. He was one of the few to edge Goodman in the category of Down Beat's yearly poll during the Big Band era. PR men called them, and , the latter a label Shaw detested.
Outspoken Essays On Music - Triepels Slagwerk
After getting dropped from his major record label, due to his outspoken views on religion and corporate greed, Maya spiraled out of control in a cycle of fear and excess.