Jack Brymer in South Shields - mid , month unknown, the 1920's

from Beginnings and Endings, pages 22-23:

There are dozens of these 'beginnings and endings' in my memories - things which had their roots in early tussles with the clarinet and had important later repercussions. Many of these are associated not only with the particular instrument used, but with a specific work.... One such work, for me, is Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue'. It was on one of these sleepy afternoon cinĂ©-sessions that Gershwin first flow into the ken of several of us young and intensely interested clarinettists. The band in the film was that of Paul Whiteman, and the opening of the 'Rhapsody in Blue' was played by a …   more >>
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Jack Brymer, Beginnings and Endings (1979), p. 22-23. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1422045635571 accessed: 14 June, 2024

location of experience: South Shields


Jack Brymer
Schoolteacher, Clarinetist, Musician

Listening to

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Rhapsody in Blue
written by George Gershwin
performed by Paul Whiteman and his band

Experience Information

Date/Time mid , month unknown, the 1920's
Medium playback
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by iepearson on Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:40:36 +0000
Approved on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 12:04:49 +0000