"Strike Up the Band" by Terry Myers

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Title

"Strike Up the Band" by Terry Myers

Alternative Title

"Strike Up the Band" by Myers

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Gershwin, George
Gershwin, Ira

Source

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.

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

5.25 MB

Medium

5-minute and 44-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 George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, performed by Terry Myers, and published by WUCF-FM.

Rights Holder

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.

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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