Savoy Ballroom

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  • This group had been an opening act at the Savoy Ballroom and began to gain quite a following.
  • The band, consisting of six members, performed at the Savoy Ballroom.
  • In 1931, his band became the house band at the Savoy Ballroom.
  • He played mostly in Chicago, though the band did hold a residency at the Savoy Ballroom in New York City as well.
  • He led his own band from the 1930s into the late 1940s, holding a residency at the Savoy Ballroom for a period.
  • She began singing regularly with his orchestra throughout 1935 at Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.
  • Dehn's familiarity with the Savoy Ballroom gave her the perfect setting to observe and record social dancing in its natural environment.
  • Hill again put together his own group in 1935, but after playing at the Savoy Ballroom, he disbanded the ensemble due to his tuberculosis.
  • In the late 1930s Hawkins and his Orchestra were one of the house bands at the Savoy Ballroom.
  • For a time, he worked with Tiny Parham at the Savoy Ballroom in Chicago.
  • He established a residency at New York's Savoy Ballroom, and won a contract with Decca Records.
  • Hill's band played at the Savoy Ballroom regularly, and toured England and France in the summer of 1937.
  • The Savoy Ballroom was the end of the line for an ascending network of clubs, church socials, in New York and beyond.
  • Developed in the Savoy Ballroom, it was set to stride piano ragtime jazz.
  • Williams played with Claude Williams early in the 1930s and worked with his own band at the Savoy Ballroom in the middle of the decade.
  • A succession of managers stole money from him, and he tried to negotiate more money for his band than the Savoy Ballroom was willing to pay -- losing the job.
  • In 1934 he moved to New York City, where he played with Charlie Alexander before joining the house band at the Savoy Ballroom.
  • Tucker frequented Harlem music clubs and was a regular at the Savoy Ballroom.
  • When the Great Depression happened in 1929, Norma and her family moved to a new apartment that faced the Savoy Ballroom.
  • When the Savoy Ballroom closed its doors for the last time in 1958, Dehn choose to depart Harlem as she continued her work.
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