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Paul Whiteman

Paul Whiteman (1890–1967), billed as "The King of Jazz" by a clever press agent, was perhaps the most visible and easily recognized celebrity of the 1920s. The cherubic, mustachioed maestro was certainly the decade's most famous dance orchestra leader, and his Victor records were always big sellers. His first issued record, "Whispering" and "Japanese Sandman," ushered in a new style of dance music, slimmed down from a comparatively bulky, jerky style previously in vogue. Today he is remembered for having commissioned and premiered George Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue as part of his 1924 "Experiment in Modern Music" at New York's Aeolian Hall. He is also known for discovering and promoting talent such as Bing Crosby and Bix Beiderbecke, among many others.

The following recordings featuring Paul Whiteman are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Leader My wonder girl Jazz/dance band Ambassador Orchestra; Paul Whiteman 1920-10-28
Leader Just snap your fingers at care Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1920-11-26
Leader Song of India Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-05-31
Leader Learn to smile Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-06-02
Leader Underneath Hawaiian skies Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-03-04
Leader All for you Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-03-16
Leader Down around the 'Sip 'sip 'sippy shore Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-03-16
Leader Moonlight Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-04-04
Leader My man Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-04-04
Leader In a boat Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1921-06-16