Paul Whiteman

  • Sobriquet: The King of Jazz
  • American

Paul Samuel Whiteman was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director and violinist. - AsNotedIn

Themes with Paul Whiteman


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1920/08/23 The Victor Talking Machine Company records "Whispering" by Paul Whiteman and his Ambassador Orchestra at the Victor Studios in Camden, New Jersey. Bandleader Building 17, RCA Victor Company, Camden Plant Camden, NJ
1920/09/00 "Whispering" by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra is released by Sherman, Clay and Co of San Francisco. It will sell over two million copies and spend 11 weeks at No 1 during 20 weeks on the US charts. Bandleader The Jazz Age
1924/02/12 "Rhapsody in Blue" premieres in the concert, An Experiment in Modern Music, at the Aeolian Hall (3rd floor, Aeolian Building) by Paul Whiteman's orchestra with George Gershwin at the piano. Performer Rhapsody in Blue Aeolian Building New York City The Jazz Age
1929/05/00 An all-star revue featuring the California Ramblers and Paul Whiteman's famous Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Al Rinker, and Harris Barris) play the Capitol stage. Bandleader Capitol Theater Rome
1930/04/19 Feature film "King of Jazz" is released, includes singing by "The Rhythm Boys" (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker). The movie was made with a mostly pre-recorded soundtrack. Bandleader King of Jazz
1934/01/00 Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra's version of "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" becomes the number one record in America. Performer Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (song)
1940/00/00 Paul Whiteman appears at the Capitol with his Chesterfield Orchestra. Bandleader Capitol Theater Rome
1954/05/30 Telecast live from the Steel Pier in Atlantic City, "On the Boardwalk with Paul Whiteman", airs on ABC. Hosted by Paul Whiteman, the talent show ran on Sunday nights until 1 August 1954. Performer (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock Steel Pier, Atlantic City Atlantic City, NJ
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