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American Federation of Musicians
The American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM/AFofM) is a 501(c)(5) labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada.
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American Forces Network
The American Forces Network (AFN) is the broadcast service operated by the United States Armed Forces' American Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS, commonly pronounced "A-farts") for its entertainment and command internal information networks worldwide.
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Arthur Tatum Jr. (October 13, 1909 – November 5, 1956) was an American jazz pianist.
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Artists and repertoire
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
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A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section.
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William Clarence Eckstine (July 8, 1914 – March 8, 1993) was an American jazz and pop singer, and a bandleader of the swing era.
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Coleman Randolph Hawkins (November 21, 1904 – May 19, 1969), nicknamed "Hawk" and sometimes "Bean", was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.
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Columbia Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
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Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
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Electrical transcriptions are special phonograph recordings made exclusively for radio broadcastingBrowne, Ray B. and Browne, Pat, Eds.
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George Robert Vincent
George Robert ("Bob") Vincent (July 17, 1898 - November 13, 1985) was a pioneer in the field of sound recording and archiving.
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International Sweethearts of Rhythm
The International Sweethearts of Rhythm was the first integrated all women's band in the United States.
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James Caesar Petrillo (March 16, 1892 – October 23, 1984) was the leader of the American Federation of Musicians, a trade union of professional musicians in the United States and Canada.
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Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
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Library of Congress
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
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Louis Daniel Armstrong (August 4, 1901 – July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo, Satch, and Pops, was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz.
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Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
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A provost marshal is a title given to a person in charge of a group of military police (MP).
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RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
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A record press is a machine for manufacturing vinyl records.
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Special Services (entertainment)
Special Services was the entertainment branch of the American military.
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Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.
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The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs
The Columbia Years 1943–1952: The V-Discs is a 1994 compilation album by the American singer Frank Sinatra.
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The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs
The Real Complete Columbia Years V-Discs is a 2003 compilation album by the American singer Frank Sinatra.
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V-Disc Recordings, Jo Stafford
The V-Disc Recordings is a compilation album by Jo Stafford released in 1998.
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World War II
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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1942–44 musicians' strike
On August 1, 1942, the American Federation of Musicians, at the instigation of union president James Petrillo, began a strike against the major American recording companies because of disagreements over royalty payments.
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