Ziggy Elman

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    BublitchkiZiggy Elman
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    Zaggin' With ZigZiggy Elman
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    And The Angels SingZiggy Elman
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    Fralich in Swing (And the Angels Sing)Ziggy Elman
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    Irresistible YouZiggy Elman

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        Ziggy Elman (born Harry Finkelman) had an influence on both big band, swing, jazz, and klezmer music. His interpretation of the klezmer tune "Fralich in Swing," recorded in 1939 with vocalist Martha Tilton as "And the Angels Sing," became a major hit and still remains a classic of the swing era. Although he recorded more than two dozen tunes as a bandleader, Elman is best-remembered for his work with the Benny Goodman & His Orchestra in the 1930s and the Tommy Dorsey & His Orche... Read more

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