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Definitions

  1. Red Nichols is a name which comes to us from the jazz of the 1920s, a time when Nichols was a fecund recording artist. (Web site)
  2. Red Nichols (Kaye) is a small-town cornet player who moves to New York City in the 1920s and finds work in a band led by Wil Paradise (Crosby). (Web site)
  3. Red Nichols was part of the Syncopating Seven when they performed at the Ambassador Hotel in Atlantic City under the name of the Royal Palm Orchestra.
  4. Red Nichols was one of the most recorded white jazz bandleaders of the late 1920’s. (Web site)
  5. Cornetist Red Nichols was a follower of Bix Beiderbecke and had something of Bix's bell-like sound. (Web site)

Bandleader Red Nichols

  1. The Five Pennies was a semi-biographical 1959 film starring Danny Kaye as cornet player and bandleader Red Nichols. (Web site)

Working

  1. When that job fell through they ended up working for Red Nichols in his various pit bands. (Web site)
  2. After working with many other groups, including Charlie Randall and the Abe Lyman Orchestra he began a long association with cornetist Red Nichols in 1925. (Web site)

Name

  1. They played for Red Nichols on the 'Kellogg College Prom' radio show, and subsequently recorded under the name of their singer Clark Randall. (Web site)

Variety

  1. He earned a reputation as an excellent section player and worked for a variety of bands, including Red Nichols and Ben Pollock.
  2. There are 19 tracks of which 5 feature Red Nichols with various bands, & the remaining 14 feature Phil Napoleon again with a variety of bands.

Armstrong

  1. Jazz musicians Don Redman, Cliff Edwards, and Red Nichols all recorded examples of scat earlier than Armstrong.

Time

  1. For a time, during this period, the band featured guitarist Herb Ellis, trumpeter Bobby Hackett, pianist Nick Denucci and cornetist Red Nichols. (Web site)

York

  1. Gene moved to New York in 1929 and was recruited by Red Nichols.

Clarinet

  1. Murphy studied clarinet and saxophone when young and took trumpet lessons from Red Nichols 's father. (Web site)

Jimmy

  1. The two hit it off, and Jimmy joined Red's recording unit, Red Nichols and his Five Pennies. (Web site)

Year

  1. He was substantial enough a musician to tour with the musically demanding cornet player and bandleader Red Nichols (whose centennial also is this year). (Web site)

Playing

  1. Jimmy left Whiteman's group and freelanced around playing with Red Nichols. (Web site)
  2. In 1925, playing in the pit band for Earl Carroll's Vanities, Mole met the cornetist Red Nichols, with whom he would make hundreds of records.

Bunny Berigan

  1. Beiderbecke was a true original whose influence can be heard in the sound of many of his contemporaries, including Red Nichols and Bunny Berigan.

Goodman

  1. Goodman spent the late 1920s and early 1930s traveling the country playing in bands led by Red Nichols, Ben Selvin, and many others. (Web site)

Trumpet

  1. Just a year later Eddie recorded it again, but here with Red Nichols on trumpet and Pee Wee Russell on clarinet.
  2. Phil Harris played drums and Red Nichols played trumpet as they were members of Henry Halstead's band in the 1920's.

Day

  1. Those plans quickly changed when one day he heard a jazz band called Red Nichols & His Five Pennies playing "Washboard Blues" in a local store. (Web site)

Tour Bus

  1. He was only in the second or third grade, and while on his way to school one day he saw the tour bus of Tucker, and Red Nichols parked in front of a hotel.

Don Redman

  1. At the same time, he started transcribing, from the recordings, the music of such great jazz arrangers as Red Nichols, Duke Ellington, and Don Redman. (Web site)

Jazz

  1. Credit should be given to Red Nichols for recognizing that the jazz was greatly improved by adding the earthier Chicagoans to his bands.

Gene Krupa

  1. In 1959, the movie biography The Gene Krupa Story was released, starring Sal Mineo as Gene Krupa with a cameo appearance by Red Nichols. (Web site)

Krupa

  1. In 1959, the movie biography The Gene Krupa Story was released, with Sal Mineo as Krupa and a cameo appearance by Red Nichols. (Web site)

Orchestra

  1. Venuti played briefly with Red Nichols, toured with Jean Goldkette and played in the orchestra of many Broadway shows.
  2. He then worked with Red Nichols (1931) and Roger Wolfe Kahn (1932) before doing an extended run in Paul Whiteman 's orchestra (1933-40).
  3. When George and Ira Gershwin mounted their 1930 Broadway musical Strike Up the Band, they turned to Red Nichols to put their orchestra together.

Pollack

  1. Matlock worked with Red Nichols and Pollack again and participated in the music for the film and the television series Pete Kelly's Blues. (Web site)

Five Pennies

  1. They perform as a duo on Stringing The Blues, are joined by a pianist for three other numbers and play Bugle Call Rag with Red Nichols and his Five Pennies.
  2. In the process, he recorded with leading bands of the day, such as Red Nichols and his Five Pennies, and masters, like pianist Fats Waller. (Web site)
  3. He often teamed up with trombonist Miff Mole during 1925-28, including on recordings by Red Nichols and his Five Pennies.

York City

  1. Red hit New York City to stay in 1923, started recording (mostly as Red Nichols and His Five Pennies), and had his first million-seller by 1927. (Web site)
  2. He moved to New York City in 1927, playing with Red Nichols and others, and Hilbert ably describes the bohemian milieu Russell found there. (Web site)
  3. After his stint with Pollack, Goodman relocated to New York City, where he did session work with cornetist Red Nichols and others. (Web site)

Benny Goodman

  1. After coming back home in May 1929, Tough worked with Benny Goodman, Red Nichols, played locally in Chicago and then took time off due to illness. (Web site)

Tommy Dorsey

  1. From 1926-29 and again in 1931 he played with Red Nichols; he also recorded with Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey's orchestra (1928-31), and Benny Goodman.
  2. After Gene tells Eddie that he plans to marry Ethel, they are invited to an informal gathering of jazz musicians, including Tommy Dorsey and Red Nichols.

Bands

  1. He played with the nationally known bands of Ben Selvin, Red Nichols, Isham Jones, and Ted Lewis before forming his own band in 1932.
  2. He played with the nationally known bands of Red Nichols, Isham Jones, and Ted Lewis before forming his own band in 1932.
  3. He played with the nationally known bands of Ben Selvin, Red Nichols, Isham Jones (although he is not on any of Jones's records), and Ted Lewis.

Nichols

  1. I think this tune, written by Harry Barris, was written for Red Nichols when both Barris and Nichols were members of Paul Whiteman's Orchestra in 1927.

Bix Beiderbecke

  1. His early influences were Red Nichols, Jabbo Smith and Bix Beiderbecke on trumpet and more importantly Coleman Hawkins and Benny Carter on saxophone. (Web site)
  2. He was initially a pianist in jazz groups led by Frankie Trumbauer, Bix Beiderbecke, Red Nichols, Joe Venuti and others.
  3. Progressive for their era, they helped move white jazz beyond its early roots and set the stage for such artists as Red Nichols and Bix Beiderbecke. (Web site)

Band

  1. In 1926 he joined Jean Goldkette 's band, and the following year left to New York City to join Red Nichols.
  2. Krupa moved to New York City in 1929 and worked with the band of Red Nichols. (Web site)
  3. In 1959 Hollywood made a highly fictionalized movie about the band called "The Five Pennies", starring Danny Kaye as Red Nichols. (Web site)

Jimmy Dorsey

  1. Miff Mole and his band, which included Eddie Lang, Jimmy Dorsey, Red Nichols, and Vic Berton, also backed her during her live performances. (Web site)
  2. The first recording in which Red Nichols and Jimmy Dorsey appear with Bing. (Web site)

Red Nichols

  1. La Rocca's playing and recordings were an important early influence on such later jazz trumpeters as Red Nichols, Bix Beiderbecke and Phil Napoleon.
  2. Three of the members of the band, Red Nichols, Jimmy Dorsey, and Tommy Dorsey, would go on to front big bands in later decades.
  3. Red Nichols, Miff Mole, and Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey also played in the band from time to time.

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