Harry James And His Orchestra: The Radio Years


Verisign secured

 Not Available Online
Other Buying Options click and collect This item is currently not available for Click and Collect

Reserve product at Store

Close






Please complete the form and click the submit button. This will notify our store that you wish to reserve this product.

Our store will contact you to confirm the reservation.

Please do not travel until the store has contacted you.


Please double check your phone number, if it is incorrect we will be unable to contact you.


We aim to get back to you within the hour, during shop hours (please see store details), to confirm your reservation. If you do not hear from us then please resend the request.

Our Price: £8.99    Change Currency
Media: CD
Artist: Harry James
Series: Storyville Jazz Unlimited
Catalogue #: STVJUCD2023
This Item Earns 16 Musicroom Points

Description

Two excellent broadcasts capturing the sound and style of the Harry James Orchestra within the first two years of the big band career that was to last over 40 years. Listening to these airchecks helps one to understand how James established and then developed his big band sound in the early years. Some may regret the reduction in jazz influenced arrangements between the 1940 and 1941 broadcasts but I feel the material shows that Harry's aim to present quality swing music that people could dance to was achieved. A short time after the May 22nd broadcast the amazing success of the recording of You Made Me Love You rocketed Harry James to stardom as a bandleader and he was to remain at the top of his profession for the rest of his career, truly the music maker supreme.



Click on a song below to find all titles, including compilations, that contain it.
Andalucia
Carnival Of Venice
Cherokee
Cherry
Ciribiribin
Do I Worry
For Want Of A Star
Girl Of My Dreams
How High The Moon
It's A Wonderful World
Jeffri's Blues
No 10 Lullaby Lane
Relaxin'
Taboo
The Things I Love
Tuxedo Junction
With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
You've Got Me Out On A Limb

Sorry we don't have any reviews available right now

More Product Details

Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 23/04/2013
Format: Recorded Performance
Length: Not specified
Language: English
Publisher: Storyville Records

Share this product with your friends using the icons below.