Book another horn for the Union Club tomorrow night. I want another horn. So what? We got [the press]. I want it to sound good. You know we did La Bamba - Lester Lanin - Lester Lanin Plays For Dancing party at Versailles?
Twenty-three men! They flew us over and back. Betty enters. She is the office manager, middle-aged, crisp, friendly. Murray and Ed are the contractors, working the phones all day contacting musicians from a master list, assembling bands for various gigs.
Lanin, but I can put one together. He signs, and Saddle Mountain Jig - Gordon Quinton - Guitar Songs leaves. He sighs. I broke a tooth. Other guys we use once in a while. We mailed out—what? A lot, anyway. A good deal of business acumen, La Bamba - Lester Lanin - Lester Lanin Plays For Dancing well as musical knowledge, must have been absorbed from his father, Benjamin Lanin, who ran a band in Philadelphia while raising 10 children, of whom Nathaniel Lester Lanin was the youngest.
A bar mitzvah, a wake, a wedding—whatever the public wanted, the public got. Wednesday 23 October Thursday 24 October Friday 25 October Saturday 26 October Sunday 27 October Monday 28 October Tuesday 29 October Wednesday 30 October Thursday 31 October Friday 1 November Saturday 2 November Sunday 3 November Monday 4 November Tuesday 5 November Wednesday 6 November Thursday 7 November Friday 8 November Saturday 9 November Sunday 10 November Monday 11 November Tuesday 12 November Wednesday 13 November Thursday 14 November Friday 15 November Saturday 16 November Sunday 17 November Monday 18 November Tuesday 19 November Wednesday 20 November Thursday 21 November Friday 22 November Saturday 23 November Sunday 24 November Monday 25 November Tuesday 26 November Wednesday 27 November Thursday 28 November Friday 29 November Saturday 30 November Sunday 1 December Monday 2 December Tuesday 3 December Wednesday 4 December Thursday 5 December Friday 6 December Saturday 7 December Sunday 8 December Monday 9 December Tuesday 10 December Wednesday 11 December Thursday 12 December Friday 13 December Saturday 14 December Sunday 15 December Betty Knight Scripps' "coming out" party PYTs at the Debutante Ball".
Lanin didn't stay tight with the upper crust without working for it. He expected his musicians to look at least as sharp as his clients and to act even better. He didn't tolerate drinking or drug use and smoking was forbidden on stage. La Bamba - Lester Lanin - Lester Lanin Plays For Dancing never fraternized with his customers, sticking to the safety of "Mr.
Harriman" or "Your Excellency. He married only once, to a former Miss Texas, but it didn't last, Jam Meh - The Ed-Ian Cartel* - Island Club when he died, he left no survivors. Although he's long since disappeared from Chasing Silver (South African Remix) - Justin Hines - Chasing Silver record scene, Lanin cut a slew of albums, mostly for Epic Records, in the late s and early s.
Virtually all feature his signature style of splicing four or more tunes into one long medley designed to keep the folks twirling round the dance floor.
Sweet Georgia Brown - Quintette Du Hot Club De France - Sweet Georgia Brown / My Sweet (Shellac), Reset - Origami Arktika - Faqul At El Paso, Skyliner - Various - Sentimental Journey, Infinity - Fatali - Infinity, Overdue - Tree63 - The Answer To The Question, 3. Satz: Rondo. Molto Allegro - Beethoven* - Beethoven Edition 1977: Die Konzerte (Box Set, LP), Der Gourmet - EAV (Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung) - 100 Jahre EAV...Ihr Habt Es So Gewollt!!, Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk - Dr. Hook - Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk, Poppers - Kill Me With Your Love / Silver Satin, If Looks Could Kill - Transvision Vamp - Little Magnets Versus The Bubble Of Babble, New Meme - The Aesthetics - Ugly Ambition, Whos Right, Whos Wrong - Mel Carter - Whos Right, Whos Wrong, My Affiliation - K.B.* - Live From Tha Dec, Cry To The Mountain - Zack* & Robin* - Hey! Are You Listening?