This was the real beginning of the Raeburn legend. The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L. The orchestra only secured one residency at the Club Morocco in Hollywood and here it reached its peak in the Summer of 1946. Boyd Raeburn eventually remarried and moved to Lafayette, Louisiana, where Bruce and Susan visited him during Christmas 1965. During 1945-1947, led one of the most adventurous jazz big bands around. Hit the play button and sit back. The new orchestra boasted soloists such as Pete Candoli and Buddy De Franco and opened at Vanity Fair, a plush new venue in mid-town New York.
Genres Occupation s Musician Instruments Saxophone Boyd Albert Raeburn October 27, 1913 — August 2, 1966 was an American bandleader and. Matrix number: G-549-A1 Catalog number: 111A Sheet music courtesy of Notes The recording on the other side of this disc:. Such players as Lucky Thompson, Dodo Marmarosa, Ray Linn, and Buddy DeFranco were among the many who passed through the band. The band broadcast from New York but was unable to secure a worthwhile recording deal and the leader decided to try the west coast where he opened at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco in July of 1945. Wenn du deinen Besuch fortsetzt, stimmst du der Verwendung solcher Cookies zu. Based on that experience, Bruce decided to relocate to Lafayette to join his father in the summer of 1966.
Four stylii were used to transfer this record. Boyd died of complications resulting from a car accident in August 1966, with Bruce remaining in Louisiana and Susan returning to Los Angeles. He engaged arranger Johnny Richards, who had replaced the increasingly difficult George Handy, to write a new library. His son, Bruce Boyd Raeburn of New Orleans, is the curator of the William Ransom Hogan Archive of New Orleans Jazz at the in. The music press was enthusiastic about the music but the major companies still backed off, regarding it as too advanced.
June 1946 Photograph by Background information Birth name Boyd Albert Raeburn Born 1913-10-27 October 27, 1913 , U. The compositions arranged by were the most contemporary, utilizing dissonance somewhat in the manner of. In the mid 50s after his innovative fervour had gone, Raeburn was invited by Columbia Records to make three albums with an orchestra of top New York session players. S5850-4 Billie's Bounce new-take 4 - 6. After the group failed there was a final short-lived effort during 1948-1949 , was off records altogether until 1956. .
Initially there was a Basie and Ellington influence and even his main soloist, Johnny Bothwell on alto, was called the white Johnny Hodges. That year, he had a forward-looking swing band that included at various times such players as Benny Harris, the -influenced , , , , and on piano, playing arrangements from , , and. The following year Raeburn organised another band which was somewhat tamer but again he disbanded after a few months. Died 2 August 1966 1966-08-02 aged 52 , U. Boyd Raeburn — An early and somewhat overlooked proponent of Bop — except for those in the know. S5851-2 Now's The Time short-take 2 - 9. For the next three months the band recorded most of the new Handy originals and his unusual treatment of standards.
In 1991 he completed the doctorate, with the dissertation published as New Orleans Style and the Writing of American Jazz History by the University of Michigan Press in 2009. By early 1944 he had reorganised radically and with a band largely composed of bop players in the making like Earl Swope, Sonny Berman, Don Lamond, and arrangers George Williams and Ed Finckel he played a series of New York Hotels. Vocalists and Ginnie Powell Raeburn's wife cheerfully sang while all types of dissonant events occurred behind them. He was previously married to Lorraine Anderson, with whom he had one child; that union ended in divorce. Bare Foot Boy With Cheek — 3. Even though it was a constant struggle to keep the orchestra together, Raeburn's band actually grew in size during 1946, with reed players doubling on woodwinds and the addition of French horns and a harp. Then two recording contracts came to the rescue - one with the Jewel Recording Company and the other with the Standard Transcription Library Service.
Raeburn actually started out leading commercial orchestras in the 1930s, and it was not until 1944 that his music became relevant to jazz. S5850-3 Billie's Bounce new-take 3 - 5. S5852-3 Thriving On A Riff orig. By 1945, Raeburn's music became much more radical with 's charts which were sometimes influenced by modern classical music dominating the repertoire. The band worked its way down to Los Angeles where in October it ran out of bookings and had to temporarily disband.
He left music and died August 2, 1966. The couple had two children. Unlike with his earlier outfit, his new band mostly performed swing standards that were arranged in very safe and danceable charts. At that time he put together a new big band, one that included quite a few ringers in the three albums that it recorded during 1956-1957. S5851-4 Now's The Time orig.
This was true as Raeburn and Handy had decided to present concert jazz - a concept whose time had not yet come. His , which was active ca. Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. During his Lafayette years, Bruce also began playing drums with various rock bands, which eventually led to 45 years as a professional drummer in New Orleans. Raeburn actually started out leading commercial orchestras in the 1930s, and it was not until 1944 that his music became relevant to jazz.
It's living history and it's timeless. Bitte besuche unsere um mehr zu erfahren, auch dazu, wie du Cookies deaktivieren und der Bildung von Nutzungsprofilen widersprechen kannst. Carroll, a professor of Italian at Tulane specializing in early 16th century theater and popular culture in the Veneto. He attended the , where he led a campus band but eventually left the music industry to pursue business interests in New York and the Bahamas. Diese Website verwendet eigene Cookies und Cookies von Dritten um die Nutzung unseres Angebotes zu analysieren, dein Surferlebnis zu personalisieren und dir interessante Informationen zu präsentieren Erstellung von Nutzungsprofilen. In January 1945 the band appeared for a week at the Apollo in Harlem, a rarity for a white group, and featured guest Dizzy Gillespie in the trumpet section.