Essays Tagged: "Cab Calloway"

Vulgar rap lyrics, thier causes, effects, etc.

record label talent-scouts.The trend of "pushing the envelope" is not a new one. Jazz singers like Cab Calloway sang frequently about the squalid lifestyles of many of the unsavory folk who frequente ...

(2 pages) 212 4 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Transition from swing to bebop in jazz.

t, swing and big band music became inseparable from the world of show business. Such bandleaders as Cab Calloway (see picture) became known for their ability to wow a crowd and their snazzy dress. Man ... ent world. However, musicians during this period were not purely musicians. They were entertainers. Cab Calloway's rambunctious stage performances were just that, performances. The audience as well as ...

(9 pages) 114 0 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

A Short essay on the Harlem Renaissance.

This did happen to be a good thing for Arthur because he got the opportunity to see artists such as Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Josephine Baker, and Florence Mills perform.Even though this of course ...

(3 pages) 62 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dizzy gillespie, his life.

ol was a trumpet player named Roy Eldridge.John was thrilled to meet and finally replace him in the Cab Calloway band.He played 3rd trumpet,but was mainly an arranger for the band.Back then ,arrangers ... s at the drummer.This continued for the whole show,until one of the spitballs flew righ in front of Cab's face.He immediately turned and pointed at Dizzy and said"YOU,THROWING THE SPITBALLS!".He was s ...

(4 pages) 819 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Ahmet Ertegun

had not suffered a crushing defeat. In 1932, when Ahmet was nine, his older brother took him to see Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington at the London Palladium. Two years later, Ahmet learned his father h ...

(6 pages) 1246 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


sexy Betty Boop (still with dog ears) falling in love with a seemingly magical Bimbo, who dances to Cab Calloway music but turns out to be an automaton; Bimbo's mysterious charm stems partly from his ... and scoffing at the authorities as they begin their antics over again. The spook is rotoscoped from Cab Calloway's live-action performance that we see at the beginning of the film, which emphasizes th ...

(25 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science