The Bunny Hop: The Harvey Sheldon Story and the Bandstand Years
by Jon Sutherland (9781425910310)

The Bunny Hop: The Harvey Sheldon Story and the Bandstand Years
 
Jon Sutherland
Release Date: 01 December 2005
Format: Paperback
Pages: 164
Category: Entertainment & Performing Arts
ISBN: 9781425910310
ISBN-10: 1425910319



Entertainment industry veteran Harvey Sheldon has assembled a series of highly entertaining and educational series of lectures with video illustration detailing the important but little-appreciated story. How the founding fathers of American music, most of them immigrants of Russian-Jewish extraction, created the American songbook, jazz, the Broadway musical, as well as the radio, recording and the movie industries. Sheldon, a born entertainer and story-teller, has studied this era of Americana closely. His series of presentations draw upon the video libraries of Jewish-American music he has donated to the University of Pennsylvania and University of Southern California. These shows captivate audiences, hold them spellbound, teach important lessons about American Jewish culture, and capture the immigrant experience. His question-and-answer sessions always go overtime because the audiences do not want to leave. Multimedia footage includes seldom-seen performances by Al Jolson, Alice Faye, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Eddie Cantor, Cab Calloway, Doris Day, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Harry James and many, many more, performing the timeless music of Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Rodgers and Hart, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Harold Arlen, and others inspired by them. Audiences are spellbound, educated and are entertained by the most creative period in American music history. Harvey Sheldon's timeless presentation is a must see for anyone interested in 'emmis' (the truth) behind the growth of America's greatest export: music and the roles of the Jews who helped create this fantastic art form. For further information about Harvey Sheldon's video lecture series please contact: THE EMMIS FOUNDATIONPreserving the Jewish-American Music History 7855 East Horizon View Drive Anaheim Hills, CA 92808 T/F-714-281-5929 e-mail: [email protected] website: www.harveysheldontv.com

AUD $20.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.


View other Jon Sutherland titles like "The Bunny Hop: The Harvey Sheldon Story and the Bandstand Years"



Write a customer review of The Bunny Hop: The Harvey Sheldon Story and the Bandstand Years.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide