Here are 10 things you should know about Benny Goodman, born 114 years ago today. Folks are still inspired to cut a rug when they hear one of his recordings. We’re featuring his music all day so tune in now!
Here are 10 things you should know about the legendary Billie Holiday, born 108 years ago today. She crafted a singing style that sounded like no one else, before or since.
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Here are 10 things you should know about Paul Whiteman, born 133 years ago today. Known as the King of Jazz during his heyday, Whiteman isn’t afforded that level of respect by many today, but his influence is undeniable. His music may have leaned to the pop side, but in that era, jazz was dance music, so it was pop, in a sense, and Whiteman helped to bring the new sounds to a wider audience.
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Here are 10 things you should know about the great Mildred Bailey, born 123 years ago today. She was an important link between early jazz performers such as Ethel Waters and Bessie Smith and iconic singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
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The legendary Billie Holiday was born Eleanora Fagan 107 years ago today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We’re featuring her music all day on Cladrite Radio, so tune in now!