"My Shining Hour" by The Jazz Professors
"My Shining Hour" by Jazz Professors
An audio recording of "My Shining Hour," composed by Harold Arlen (1905-1986), with lyrics by Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), and performed by The Jazz Professors live on-air on WUCF-FM on December 10, 2007. The Jazz Professors are a sextet of professors from the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando, Florida, who play professionally and have released two albums with Flying Horse Records, a professional jazz record label operated by the university. They have recorded and toured with a number of prominent guest musicians "My Shining Hour" was written by Arlen and Mercer for the 1943 film, The Sky's the Limit, for which it was nominated for and Academy Award for Best Song.
Original 4-minute and 55-second audio recording: Arlen, Harold. "My Shining Hour," by the Jazz Professors: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, December 10, 2007.
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4-minute and 55-second audio recording
WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Originally created by Harold Arlen, performed by The Jazz Professors, and published by WUCF-FM.
Copyright to this resource is held by Harold Arlen and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
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