Battles of Music..

by Albert Haim

In 1926, the Jean Goldkette and Fletcher Henderson orchestras had a battle of the bands/battle of music.

https://www.allaboutjazz.com/media/large/c/c/2/5bb32097aeb04341bafcb4c9e85e2.jpg

Twenty two years later, Fletcher was still in battle mode, this time "Battle of Swing." From the Indiana University vs. Iowa football program dated November 12, 1948.

http://fedora.dlib.indiana.edu/fedora/get/iudl:1683078/LARGE

I will tell you about Rita Rio tomorrow.

Albert



Posted on Mar 11, 2017, 6:14 PM

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