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Alexanders Ragtime Band - Various - The Best Of Big Bands Volume 1 (CD)

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  1. "Alexander's Ragtime Band," published in , was one of the earliest hits for composer Irving Berlin, though in spite of its title, the song has absolutely no elements of ragtime within that hardly mattered to the public, as sheet-music sales were phenomenal, as were the sales of recordings by later artists who covered the tune, helping boost Berlin's career considerably as a songwriter.
  2. Alexander's Ragtime Band was the first major hit from Irving Berlin - the infamous composer and lyricist that is considered to be the greatest songwriter in history. It is believed that the song was written about a popular New Orleans band known as Alexander's Ragtime Band, lead by bandleader Alexander .
  3. Alexander's Ragtime Band - The great songwriter Irving Berlin is just one of the incredible talents featured on Alexander's Ragtime Band, a complete recording of the original radio broadcast.
  4. Sep 16,  · About the Song: This has been called the first ragtime song DS and is the best-known song about ragtime, JA-6 but “strictly speaking, it’s a march.” DS Ragtime served as a precursor to jazz at the turn of the century and, in its earliest forms, was the work of black composers. “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” was, like the later compositions which were labeled ragtime, written by a white.
  5. One of Irving Berlin's most popular songs is given the big band treatment by Jerry Nowak. It starts out with an up tempo swing, dense with harmony, and leads to a jazz ballad in the middle of the piece. This is then followed by a swing roll-off and a catchy Dixieland treatment of the tune by a brass quintet. It finishes up with the full band swingin’ at the end. Great for pops concerts and.
  6. Alexander's Ragtime Band is a musical film released by 20th Century Fox that takes its name from the Irving Berlin song "Alexander's Ragtime Band".
  7. Alexander's ragtime band, Come on and hear, Come on and hear, It's the best band in the land, They can play a bugle call like you never heard before, Berlin, Irving, "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (). - Historic Sheet Music Collection Addeddate Identifier.
  8. Alexander ragtime band Irving Berlin, Scored for Dixieland Band, ragtime sheet music by Jazz Sheet Music. TCM Best Picture 4of4 Alexander's Ragtime Band (Intro).

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