WorldCat Identities

Whiteman, Paul 1890-1967

Works: 2,331 works in 3,494 publications in 3 languages and 18,457 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Drama  Jazz vocals  Musical films  Jazz  Rhapsodies (Music)  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Performer, Conductor, Author, Actor, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Composer, Musician, Dedicatee, Singer, Speaker, Contributor, Adapter, Director, Editor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Whiteman
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Yes sir, that's my baby : the golden years of Tin Pan Alley, 1920-1929 by Count Basie( Recording )

11 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Golden years of Tin Pan Alley 1920-1929
Where have we met before : forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley( Recording )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follies, scandals and other diversions : from Ziegfeld to the Shuberts by Robert Hood Bowers( Recording )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz by Paul Whiteman( Book )

12 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhapsodies in black : music and words from the Harlem Renaissance( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only collection in existence documenting the music, art and literature of the new negro of the Harlem Renaissance featuring digitally restored original recordings as well as new readings of renaissance literature plus a book containing rare previously unpublished photos, artwork and writings."
Billie Holiday : Ken Burns jazz by Billie Holiday( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange fruit (3:13) -- Yesterdays (3:27) -- Fine and mellow (3:18) -- I gotta right to sing the blues (2:53) -- How am I to know? (2:50) -- My old flame (3:05) -- I'll get by (3:01) -- I cover the waterfront (3:33) -- I'll be seeing you (3:35) -- I'm yours (3:19) -- Embraceable you (3:18) -- As time goes by (3:15) -- He's funny that way (3:20) -- Lover, come back to me (3:21) -- Billie's blues (3:10) -- On the sunny side of the street (3:05)
Ferde Grofé & Gershwin : original Paul Whiteman Orchestra versions & premieres( )

2 editions published in 2006 and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gershwin remembered by Tony Thomas( )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the jazz band ball : early hot jazz, song and dance 1925-1933( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of early film clips (1925-1933), featuring song, dance, and instrumental performances of some of the giants of the Jazz Age, including Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Paul Whiteman, the Dorsey Brothers, and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. Features clips of Bessie Smith's only screen performance, Bix Beiderbecke's sole appearance in a sound film, and an early Lee DeForest sound film of Ben Bernie's orchestra in which Jack Pettis plays what is probably the first jazz solo on film
Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland collection( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strike up the band: Jimmy, a bandleader, and Mary, a singer, are talented high school students trying to climb the ladder of success. As a team, they sing and dance their way to the top, but not without difficulty
Rhapsody in blue the story of George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical film about George Gershwin his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
The birth of rhapsody in blue : Paul Whiteman's historic Aeolian Hall concert of 1924 by Maurice Peress( Recording )

13 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fabulous Dorseys by Alfred E Green( Visual )

22 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The rise and rise of the Fabulous Dorsey brothers is charted in this whymsical step down memory lane, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this vehicle for their excellent music. From being raised by their father who insists on them learning music, to the split that just saw their careers rise even further"--Internet Movie Database
Strike up the band( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way
Rhapsody in blue by George Gershwin( )

1 edition published in 1924 and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally for piano and orchestra; arr. for piano solo./ "Includes the addendum to the 2 piano/4 hands edition and the fully restored piano manuscript"--Cover./ Includes foreword and commentary on the manuscript by Alicia Zizzo (p. [2]-15), and biographical notes on the editor
Billboard pop memories, the 1920s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records for the millions by Paul Whiteman( Book )

6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Your Hit Parade : by Benny Goodman( Recording )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Whiteman and his orchestra by Paul Whiteman( Recording )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Paul Whiteman Amerikaans dirigent (1890-1967)

Paul Whiteman amerikanischer Orchesterchef und Bandleader

Paul Whiteman chef d'orchestre et musicien de jazz

Paul Whiteman direttore d'orchestra statunitense

Paulus Whiteman

Pops 1890-1967

Уайтман, Пол

פול וייטמן

پل وایتمن

폴 화이트먼




English (135)

German (2)

Japanese (2)

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