Jazz Singer

Some articles on jazz singer, singer, jazz singers, jazz:

Al Jolson - Legacy and Influence
... in conservative Hollywood." He had his earliest piece of luck in the first sound picture, The Jazz Singer, where Jolson performed his song "Blue Skies", the first time a ... say that Jolson was my earliest influence as a singer ... family roared with laughter." Neil Diamond Journalist David Wild writes that the 1927 movie The Jazz Singer, would mirror Diamond's own life, "the story of a Jewish kid from New York who leaves ...
Carola Standertskjöld - Artistry - Jazz Singer
... Partially, the style was inspired by American jazz singers of the 1950s ... Simultaneously, it was in the spirit of the modal jazz scene going down in Europe in the 1960s ... Mostly, Carola's jazz repertoire consisted in idiosyncratic versions of American songs ...
The Jazz Singer - Plot Summary
... beer garden, thirteen-year-old Jakie Rabinowitz is performing popular, so-called jazz, tunes ... "There are lots of jazz singers, but you have a tear in your voice," she says, offering to help with his budding career ... point of view, but the appalled cantor banishes him "I never want to see you again — you jazz singer!" As he leaves, Jack makes a prediction "I came home with a heart full of love, but you don't ...
Anita O'Day: The Life Of A Jazz Singer
... Anita O'Day The Life of a Jazz Singer is a 2007 American documentary film about the jazz singer Anita O'Day ...
Warner Bros. - History - 1925–35: Sound, Color, Style
... took the next step and released The Jazz Singer starring Al Jolson ... Thanks to the success of The Jazz Singer, the studio was cash-rich ... With the success of these first talkies (The Jazz Singer, Lights of New York, The Singing Fool, and The Terror), Warner Bros ...

Famous quotes containing the words singer and/or jazz:

    The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role, for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
    Maria Jeritza (1887–1982)

    The basic difference between classical music and jazz is that in the former the music is always greater than its performance—Beethoven’s Violin Concerto, for instance, is always greater than its performance—whereas the way jazz is performed is always more important than what is being performed.
    André Previn (b. 1929)