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Chick Webb And His Orchestra - I Got A Guy / Harlem Congo (Shellac)

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  1. So there's the King of swing. see there's Benny Goodman. Was close from the get-go those musicians put fever to the room. They had me sweating the sheen of my fur and scuffing my wingtip shoes when chicks band played har Harlem Congo the crowd got hotter than bootleg Tabasco. That's Ella set Harlem Congo on fire.
  2. Jun 12,  · Chick Webb, black American jazz drummer who led one of the dominant big bands of the swing era. Its swing, precision, and popularity made it the standard of excellence to which other big bands aspired. Sources vary on Webb’s birth year; appears on his .
  3. Chick Webb represented the triumph of the human spirit in jazz and life. Hunchbacked, small in stature, almost a dwarf with a large face and broad shoulders, Webb fought off congenital tuberculosis of the spine in order to become one of the most competitive drummers and bandleaders of the big band era.
  4. William Henry Webb, usually known as Chick Webb (February 10, – June 16, ) was a jazz and swing music drummer as well as a band leader. Chick Webb was born in Baltimore, Maryland to William H. and Marie Johnson Webb. Since childhood, he suffered from tuberculosis of the spine, leaving him with short stature and a badly deformed spine.
  5. Apr 26,  · Hallelujah! Chick Webb and his Orchestra featuring Ella Fitzgerald and The Little Chicks Decca B (A) Chick Webb(d,dir) Mario Bauza, Bobby Stark.
  6. Chick Webb, - Taft Jordan, - Louis Bacon, - In , after settling in Harlem, Webb launched his career as a bandleader. Within a year he and his orchestra were performing at the Savoy Ballroom, where they would vanquish formidable rivals such as Benny Goodman in the Savoy’s storied battles of.
  7. 78_i-got-a-guy_chick-webb-and-his-orchestra-ella-fitzgerald-marion-sunshine_gbiaa Location USA Run time Scanner Internet Archive Python library Scanningcenter George Blood, L.P. Size Source 78 User_cleaned Eduardo Nuestro User_metadataentered Eric Morante User_transferred Eric Morante.
  8. Radio broadcasts of are the source of this extraordinary collection of tunes played by the Chick Webb Orchestra. One of the most respected bandleaders and drummers of swing, Webb is credited with an undefeated record in his Battles of the Bands at the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem (including a victory over Benny Goodman in ) and with having discovered Ella Fitzgerald, who positively.
  9. Chick Webb and his orchestra was the vehicle that took Ella Fitzgerald from talent show obscurity to international stardom. I Got A Guy Strictly Jive Holiday In Harlem Sweet Sue, Just You Rock It For Me Squeeze Me Harlem Congo I Want To Be Happy The Dipsy Doodle If Dreams Come True Hallelujah 21 /5(29).

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