"Fascinating Rhythm" is a popular song written by George Gershwin in 1924 with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin (September 26 1898 &ndash July 11 1937 was an American Composer. Ira Gershwin ( 6 December 1896 &ndash 17 August 1983) was an American Lyricist who collaborated with his younger Events February 18 - First recordings by Bix Beiderbecke February 24 - An Experiment In Modern Music concert at English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Cliff Edwards ( 14 June, 1895 - 17 July, 1971) also known as "Ukelele Ike", was an American singer Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 &ndash June 22, 1987) was an American Academy Award Lady Charles Cavendish ( September 10, 1896 &ndash January 25, 1981) better known as Adele Astaire, was an American dancer Popular music is Music belonging to any of a number of musical styles that are accessible to the general public and are disseminated by one or more A song is a Musical composition. Songs contain vocal parts that are performed 'sung' and generally feature Words ( Lyrics) commonly followed George Gershwin (September 26 1898 &ndash July 11 1937 was an American Composer. Events February 18 - First recordings by Bix Beiderbecke February 24 - An Experiment In Modern Music concert at Ira Gershwin ( 6 December 1896 &ndash 17 August 1983) was an American Lyricist who collaborated with his younger
It was first introduced by Cliff Edwards, Fred Astaire and Adele Astaire in the Broadway musical Lady Be Good. Cliff Edwards ( 14 June, 1895 - 17 July, 1971) also known as "Ukelele Ike", was an American singer Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 &ndash June 22, 1987) was an American Academy Award Lady Charles Cavendish ( September 10, 1896 &ndash January 25, 1981) better known as Adele Astaire, was an American dancer Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located Musical theatre is a form of Theatre combining Music, Songs spoken Dialogue and Dance. Lady Be Good (title sometimes presented with an Exclamation point) is the title of a Broadway musical play that was written by Guy Bolton,  The Astaires also recorded the song on April 19, 1926 in London with George Gershwin on the piano (English Columbia 3968 or 8969). Events May 12 - Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No 1 premiere Leningrad 
A large number of recorded versions exist. One of the rarest recordings is one by Joe Bari (a pseudonym of Anthony Dominick Benedetto, later better known as Tony Bennett) for Leslie Records in 1949 and issued as catalog number 919 with "Vieni Qui" as the flip side. Tony Bennett (born Anthony Dominick Benedetto; August 3 1926) is an American Singer of popular music, standards Events December 29 - Les Paul and Mary Ford marry Mitch Miller begins his career as one of the 20th century's
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Petula Clark, CBE (born 15 November 1932 is an English singer actress and Composer best known for her upbeat popular international hits Rosemary Clooney ( May 23, 1928 &ndash June 29, 2002) was an American Singer and actress whose warm radiant Xavier Cugat, born Francisco d'Asís Javier Cugat Mingall de Bru y Deleufo ( 1 January 1900 &ndash 27 October 1990) was a Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English pop and jazz-pop Singer, Songwriter, Pianist, Guitarist Vic Damone (born June 12, 1928) is an Italian American Singer. 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Stéphane Grappelli ( January 26 1908 &ndash December 1 1997) was a French Jazz Violinist who founded the Vince Guaraldi ( July 17, 1928 – February 6, 1976) was an American Jazz Musician and Pianist Sir Edward Richard George Heath, KG, MBE (9 July 1916 &ndash 17 July 2005 often known as Ted Heath, was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom The Hi-Lo's were an a cappella quartet formed in 1953 They named themselves the "Hi-Lo's" to emphasize their collective vocal range Earl Kenneth Hines, universally known as Earl "Fatha" Hines, ( 28 December, 1903 Duquesne Pennsylvania &ndash 22 April Dick Hyman (born March 8, 1927, New York City) is an American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer best known for his versatility with jazz piano styles Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim ( January 25, 1927 in Rio de Janeiro &ndash December 8, 1994 in Brazil) also Salena Jones (born Joan Elizabeth Shaw January 29, 1944 in Newport News Virginia) is an American Jazz and Cabaret Stanley Newcomb Kenton ( December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist who led a highly innovative influential and often controversial Lee Konitz (b October 13, 1927) is an American Jazz Composer and alto saxophonist born in Chicago Illinois André Kostelanetz (Russian Андрей Костеланец December 22, 1901, St Dame Cleo Laine DBE, (born Clementina Dinah Campbell on 28 October 1927 in Southall, Middlesex, England) is a Jazz Enoch Light ( August 18, 1905 - July 31, 1978) was a classical Violinist Bandleader, and Recording engineer Herbert Jay Solomon ( April 16, 1930 – July 1, 2003) better known as Herbie Mann, was an American Jazz William E May, better known as Billy May ( 10 November, 1916 – 22 January, 2004) was an American Composer, Susannah McCorkle ( 4 January 1946 &ndash 19 May 2001) was an American Jazz singer much admired for her direct unadorned Maureen Therese McGovern (born July 27, 1949) is an American Singer and Broadway actress, widely known for her premier Jane Monheit (born November 3, 1977) is a Jazz and Adult contemporary vocalist for Concord Records. 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Virginia O'Brien (born April 18, 1919 in Los Angeles, died January 16, 2001) was a popular American singer and actress Art Pepper (b September 1 1925, Gardena California &ndash d June 15, 1982, Los Angeles California) born Arthur Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt ( 15 August 1925 – 23 December 2007) was a Canadian John Pizzarelli Jr (born April 6, 1960) is an Italian-American Jazz guitarist, Vocalist, Songwriter and Bandleader WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> André Previn ( Andreas Ludwig Priwin) KBE (b Bernard "Buddy" Rich ( September 30 1917 &ndash April 2 1987) was an American jazz drummer and Bandleader Sir George Shearing OBE (b August 13, 1919) is a British Jazz Pianist who during the 1950s "had one of the Hezekiah Leroy Gordon Smith ( August 14, 1909 - September 25, 1967) better known as Stuff Smith, was a Jazz Violinist Claude Thornhill (* August 10, 1909 at Terre Haute Indiana † July 1, 1965, New York City) was an American Melvin Howard Tormé ( September 13, 1925 &ndash June 5, 1999) nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician known as Caterina Valente (born January 14, 1931 in Paris) is a singer dancer and actress Sarah Lois Vaughan (nicknamed " Sassy " and " The Divine One ") ( March 27 1924, &ndash April Paul Whiteman ( March 28, 1890 &ndash December 29, 1967) was an American orchestral Fred Astaire - A Bio-bibliography. 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