Jan Garber began his career on America’s bandstands as a modest quartet (including his own violin) following World War I. It later emerged as a ‘hot band’ in the 1920s; a ‘sweet’ band in the early 1930s through the early 1940s; a ‘swing’ band during World War II; and back to the ‘sweet’ style permanently in late 1945.
The conoisseurs of the “hot dance music” consider Jan Garber’s 1920s style as belonging to the very best achievements of the dance music of the era. Andy Razaf’s “Louisiana” is a perfect example of the possibilities of that band.
Recorded for Columbia, 1928
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