[JPL] Sunday Jazz Trivia
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Sun Sep 21 13:58:45 EDT 2008
> Some jazz trivia for fun....
> 1. His seminal sessions in 1942 with Lester Young on tracks such as "Body
> and Soul," "Tea For Two" and "Indiana" proved he was a major jazz talent to
> the jazz world as an instrumentalist. He was also one of the first black
> jazz musicians to have his own "radio" show. Who was he?
> 2. He led the BBC Dance Orchestra from the mid to late 30's after he moved
> to Europe from the states. Upon his return he was responsible for getting
> black musicians work in Hollywood studios and as an integral part of the
> Musicians Union Locals. Who was he?
> Jae Sinnett
The first would be Nat King Cole (first to have his own TV show too although
as he said "Madison Avenue is afraid of the dark"), don't know the second
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