Daily Archive: August 14, 2016

Bernard Herrmann

Bernard Herrmann And The CBS Concert Orchestra Play Music Of Charles Tomlinson Griffes – 1949 – Past Daily Weekend Gramphone

Griffes: Two Indian Sketches For Strings – CBS Concert Orchestra – Bernard Herrmann – March 22, 1949 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bernard Herrmann, known primarily for his landmark film scores was also a vigorous supporter of new music as well as Music Director for CBS. Beginning in the...

Harry James

Harry James And His Orchestra – Live At El Patio Playhouse, Hollywood – 1946 – Past Daily Downbeat

Harry James and His Orchestra – Spotlight Bands – April 13, 1946 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Harry James – Trumpeter and leader of one of the pivotal groups of the Big Band era. This program, part of the Coca-Cola Spotlight Bands series, was a weekly 3-day-a-week program which...

Benny Carter

Nat Hentoff Chats With Benny Carter And Maria Muldaur – 1975 – Past Daily Weekend Gallimaufry

Benny Carter – Maria Muldaur – in conversation with Nat Hentoff – August 26, 1975 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Maria Muldaur, who had scored a huge hit in the early 1970s with Midnight At The Oasis, had been well established in the New York Folk Scene since the...