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Tommy Dorsey

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  • 100 Years Ago: Searching for a farm hand

    100 Years Ago Hiring a farm guy In the classified section of the Times: "Wanted; To hire by the year a young and industrious Farm Hand, with small family. Good opening for permanent place and future. W.S. Powell, Times Office Ellicott City." Seems...
  • Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive

     Perry Hall musician keeps Zim Zemarel's Big Band sound alive
    It takes a Big Band sound to battle the disco, punk, thrash rock, heavy metal and country-pop now dominating national soundtracks. But that's exactly what the Zim Zemarel Band has done in the greater Baltimore area for the better part of 50 years. And...
  • On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford

    On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford
    While some had no choice but to stand due to a sell-out, standing-room-only house, even those with seats at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre took to their feet in a standing ovation following the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre’s “Dance in the...
  • PASSINGS: Audrey Young, Mary Perry

    PASSINGS: Audrey Young, Mary Perry
    Audrey Young, 89, who was a singer-actress in the 1940s and donated $5 million to the UCLA Hammer Museum in Westwood to create the Billy Wilder Theater in memory of her late husband, died June 1 in Los Angeles. A cause was not given. Her death was...
  • Willie Nelson, Josh Turner among acts for Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld

     
    The musical lineups have been announced for the Bands, Brew & BBQ concerts at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens in Tampa. The events take place on Saturdays in Orlando and Sundays in Tampa, beginning Feb. 12. The SeaWorld performers will be Huey Lewis &#...
  • Universal Music Group's vintage recordings head to Library of Congress

     
    There's good news, more good news and some nebulous news for anyone interested in the nation's musical heritage in Monday's announcement that Universal Music Group is donating a cache of some 200,000 vintage master recordings to the Library of Congress......
  • Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild annual dinner is Sunday

     
    The Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild will recognize two members for their inspirational dedication to their craft at this Sunday's fourth annual Benefit Dinner. This year the Guild will honor Yolanda Triplett for her dedication to writing, and Dr....
  • The Hollywood Palladium is for sale

     
    The historic, Live Nation-leased concert venue was built by L.A. Times publisher Norman Chandler in 1940 and is now for sale, and could fetch a price as high as $60 million....
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • 10 fun facts about Dorney Park

    10 fun facts about Dorney Park
    Looking back at 125 years of family entertainment... 1) THE SAGA OF HERCULES In 1988, Dorney Park announced it was building the world's largest wooden roller coaster. The record-breaking coaster to be named "Hercules" would make good use of the park's...
  • A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept.: Your Movie Columnist

     
    Dec. 30, 1941: “Jackie Cooper is studying the finer points of drumming with Buddy Rich of Tommy Dorsey's band these days and doing so well that he sits in with the band at the Mocambo now and then just to get used to playing before an audience.”...