"Stella by Starlight" by the John Whitney Trio
"Stella by Starlight" by John Whitney Trio
An audio recording of "Stella by Starlight," composed by Victor Young (1900-1956) and performed by the John Whitney Trio live on-air on WUCF-FM on January 4, 2000. John Whitney served as director of both orchestral studies and the University of Central Florida Jazz Lab band during his 20 years with the university. Whitney also led the UCF Jazz Lab band in invited performances at Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and North Sea Jazz Festival in Holland. He established himself as a conductor, performer, composer, arranger, and teacher in both classical and jazz arenas, founding and directing the Southern Tier Symphony in Allegany, New York, in 2003, until his death in 2014. "Stella by Starlight" is a popular jazz standard first featured in the 1944 film, The Uninvited. It has since been recorded by numerous artists, including Frank Sinatra (1915-1998), Charlie Parker (1920-1955), Nat King Cole (1919-1965), Miles Davis (1926-1991), Larry Coryell (b. 1943), Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996), and Ray Charles (1930-2004).
Original 5-minute and 50-second audio recording: Young, Victor. "Stella by Starlight," by the John Whitney Trio: WUCF-FM, Orlando, Florida, January 4, 2000.
John Whitney Trio
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Jazz Collection, Central Florida Music History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida
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5-minute and 50-second audio recording
WUCF-FM, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Southern Tier Symphony, Allegany, New York
Originally created by Victor Young, performed by the John Whitney Trio, and published by WUCF-FM.
Copyright to this resource is held by Victor Young and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
"John Whitney - Music Director." Southern Tier Symphony. http://www.southerntiersymphony.org/John_Whitney_Biography.htm (accessed March 17, 2015).