In The Studio

by Andy V.

Interesting footage of Jack Hylton & Co. in the recording studio at 1:18 and at 3:00 in this Pathe short.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPHwVG8FhJw

Unlike the stagey newsreel of Whiteman's "My Ohio Home," this one really looks like an actual, daily-grind recording session for a pre-swing big band. You get a sense of how they had to maneuver around and communicate for the session. Real pros. It's not hard to imagine Whiteman and Goldkette sessions looking something like this.

Posted on Dec 25, 2017, 5:47 PM

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