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Shep Fields
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Shep Fields et Tex Beneke en 1946

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Shep Fields (né le à Brooklyn, de son vrai nom Saul Feldman, mort le )[1] est un musicien américain, chef du big band Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm dans les années 1930[2]. Il était également saxophoniste et clarinettiste.

Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Shep Fields en 1957

Composition du Big band[modifier | modifier le code]

Enregistrements[modifier | modifier le code]

  • That Old Feeling
  • The Jersey Bounce
  • I've Got You Under My Skin
  • September In The Rain
  • Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm, 1940, Volumes 1 and 2

Diffusion radio[modifier | modifier le code]

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  1. Big-band leader Shep Fields dies, archives du Chicago Tribune
  2. Shep Fields dies sur The Telegraph
  3. a, b, c et d (en) « Shep Fields Makes Decided Hit Here With New Rhythm », Ottawa Citizen,‎ (lire en ligne)
  4. (en) Brian Arthur Lovell Rust, The American Dance Band Discography 1917-1942, (ISBN 0-87000-248-1)
  5. (en) « Musician, arranger Lou Halmy dies at 93 », The Register-Guard,‎ (lire en ligne) :

    « Halmy was born in Budapest, Hungary, and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 2. He made his mark as a trumpet player with East Coast outfits including Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra, a society band that played on The Woodbury Hour With Bob Hope and in The Big Broadcast of 1938, a film starring Hope, W.C. Fields and Dorothy Lamour. »

  6. (en) « Great Depression a gold mine for musicians », The Register-Guard,‎ (lire en ligne) :

    « When trumpet star and jazz arranger Lou Halmy looks back on the Great Depression of the 1930s, it doesn't seem depressing at all. 'I was lucky,' the 91-year-old Eugene musician says. 'I was playing with a band and working all the time. We had a steady job, which was the rarest thing in music.' While many people were standing in bread lines and living in shanty camps, Halmy was inside New York's posh Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, cheering people up by playing his horn in one of the most popular dance bands of the era: Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm ... »

  7. (en) « Sid Caesar », Museum of Broadcast Communications (consulté le 19 mai 2010) : « He studied saxophone at Juilliard, and later played with nationally famous bands (Charlie Spivak, Claude Thornhill, Shep Fields, Art Mooney). »
  8. (en) Patricia Brennan, « Sid Caesar, whose name is s ... », Washington Post,‎ (lire en ligne) :

    « Sid Caesar ... He went on to play in a series of big bands, including those of Claude Thornhill, Charlie Spivak, Shep Fields, Art Mooney and Benny Goodman. ... »

  9. (en)The American Dance Band Discography 1917-1942 Volume 1. Rust, Brian. Arlington House Publishers, New Rochelle, New York, USA, 1975, P. 516-517 ISBN 0-87000-248-1
  10. The Los Angeles Examiner, October 9, 1938, pg. 1
  11. (en) Stanley Green and Elaine Schmidt, Hollywood musicals year by year, (ISBN 0-634-00765-3, lire en ligne) :

    « To justify the movie's title — and the inclusion in the cast of such diverse talents as Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm, ... »


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