"I Thought About You" by Terry Myers

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Title

"I Thought About You" by Terry Myers

Alternative Title

"I Thought About You" by Myers

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Music--United States
Jazz--United States

Description

An audio recording of "I Thought About You," composed by Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-1990) with lyrics by Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), and performed by Terry Myers live on-air on WUCF-FM on August 14, 2006. Myers is a reed player from Iowa who developed a successful career in Nashville, Tennessee, and New York before moving to Central Florida, where he became a band leader at Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park and the band leader at Rosie O'Grady's Good Time Jazz Emporium at Church Street Station in Orlando. Myers has played at jazz festivals across the United States, Europe, and Asia, and is currently the director of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. The jazz standard, "I Thought About You," was written by Van Heusen and Mercer in 1939 and has been performed and recorded by numerous jazz artists, including Miles Davis (1926-1991), Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), Billie Holiday (1915-1959), Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), Mal Waldron (1925-2002), and Dinah Washington (1924-1963).

Creator

Van Heusen, Jimmy
Mercer, Johnny

Source

Original 7-minute and 31-second audio recording: Van Heusen, Jimmy and Johnny Mercer. "I Thought About You," by Terry Myers: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, August 14, 2006.

Publisher

Date Created

2006-08-14

Date Copyrighted

2006-08-14

Date Issued

2006-08-14

Contributor

Myers, Terry

Is Part Of

Jazz Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida

Requires

Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

6.89 MB

Medium

7-minute and 31-second audio recording

Type

Sound

Coverage

WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Humanities Teacher
Music Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Herndon Mercer, performed by Terry Myers, and published by WUCF-FM.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Jimmy Van Heusen and John "Johnny" Herndon Mercer and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cravero, Geoffrey

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Meet Terry Myers." BuddyMorrowProductions.com. http://www.buddymorrowproductions.com/terry-meyers.html (accessed March 10, 2015).

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