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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 I can't get the one I want Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-06-11
Leader Thaïs : Meditation Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-06-11
Leader By the waters of Minnetonka Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-06-11
Leader A suite of serenades Orchestra Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra 1924-06-12
Leader A suite of serenades Orchestra Paul Whiteman Concert Orchestra 1924-06-12
Leader My twilight rose Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-09-12
Leader All alone waltz Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-09-12
Leader Mandy, make up your mind Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-09-15
Leader Lazy Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-03-18
Leader The song of songs Jazz/dance band Paul Whiteman Orchestra 1924-06-13