Category: Sleepers

“Prelude in C Sharp Major” (1940) Artie Shaw

  “Prelude in C Sharp Major” Composed and Arranged by Ray Conniff and Artie Shaw Recorded by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra for Victor Records December 4, 1940 in Hollywood. Artie Shaw, clarinet, directing: Billy Butterfield, first trumpet; George “Jumbo” Wendt, Jack Cathcart, trumpets; Jack Jenney, first trombone; Vernon Brown, trombone; Les Robinson, first alto […]

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“Loose Lid Special” (1941) Tommy Dorsey

  “Loose Lid Special” Composed and Arranged by Sy Oliver Recorded by Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra for Victor Records July 15, 1941 in New York Personnel: Tommy Dorsey, lead and solo trombone, directing: Chuck Peterson, lead; Ziggy Elman, Jimmy Blake, Al Sterns, trumpets; Trombones:  George Arus, Dave Jacobs, Lowell Martin, trombones;  Freddie Stulce, lead alto […]

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