Artie Shaw Orchestra

Artie Shaw Orchestra

Top Songs

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Oh, Lady Be Good!
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Jungle Drums
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Say It With a Kiss
4
A Room With a View
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Copenhagen

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Biography

One of jazz's finest clarinetists, Artie Shaw never seemed fully satisfied with his musical life, constantly breaking up successful bands and running away from success. While Count Basie and Duke Ellington were satisfied to lead just one orchestra during the swing era, and Benny Goodman (due to illness) had two, Shaw led five, all of them distinctive and memorable. After growing up in New Haven, CT, and playing clarinet and alto locally, Shaw spent part of 1925 with Johnny Cava... Read more

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