"Strike Up the Band" by Terry Myers
"Strike Up the Band" by Myers
An audio recording of "Strike Up the Band," composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937) and Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), 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. Brothers George and Ira Gershwin composed "Strike Up the Band" in 1927 for a musical of the same name. Although the musical was unsuccessful, the song became popular.
Original 5-minute and 44-second audio recording: Gershwin, George and Ira Gershwin. "Strike Up the Band," by Terry Myers: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, August 14, 2006.
Is Part Of
Jazz Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida
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5-minute and 44-second audio recording
WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Originally created by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, performed by Terry Myers, and published by WUCF-FM.
Copyright to this resource is held by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"Meet Terry Myers." BuddyMorrowProductions.com. http://www.buddymorrowproductions.com/terry-meyers.html (accessed March 10, 2015).