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...While his “sweet” interpretation of American jazz music was panned by critics throughout Guy Lombardo’s fifty-year career, it proved to be popular among record-buying and concert-attending audiences. Lombardo was born in Ontario in 1902....

—Brunswick Records (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The Brunswick label was founded in 1916 by the Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company, manufacturers of player pianos and billiard balls. Shortly after its inception, the label began issuing vertical-cut discs in Canada, as opposed...

Sweet Music

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...‘Sweet music’ is a term given to a type of music played and recorded by dance bands popular from the 1920s to the 1940s, whose sound was dominated by smooth-sounding saxophones (emphasizing the melody with plentiful vibrato), supported...

English Canada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Canada, which is divided into ten provinces, is located at the northern end of the North American continent, bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north and, to the south...

Canada

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 31,156,393 (2001) Canada, the second-largest country in the world and one of its most prosperous, has a unique history and geography. Located in the upper portion of the North American continent, the country is blessed...

Cleveland, OH

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David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IV : Locations: North America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: city – 478,403 (2000); metropolitan area – 1,393,978 (2000) The city of Cleveland, Ohio, located on the southern shores of Lake Erie, serves as a cultural and social center between New York City, 400 miles (640 km...