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October 06, 1939 - Image 5

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Stevens And Sawyer To Play
For Dances At League, Union
By MARGARET WALSH !TK--A Beach, and for the last three'
With two new bands playing at the summers, they have been at Johnson's

Congregational Student Scc
Group Will Hold Party F
The Congregational Student Fel- the
lowship is holding a party from 9 p.m. spon
to 1 a.m., today. A phonograph will gr~ou



.J League and the Union, life should be
anything but dull this year. Earl
Stevens, '41SM, is holding forth at
the weekly dances at the League,t
and Bill Sawyer's band is providingr
a r> . ithe dance-musc at the Union.
Steven's band, which has been- or-
y gaized since February of last year,1
is a 10-piece outfit. Seven of the
I members are now in the University,
f ix 'Of whom are in the School of Mu-
m sic. c
Plays Clarinet
i Steveng himself is a member of the
University band, in which he plays
solo clarinet. For two years before
coming to the University, he playedl
solo clarinet in the Hobart High
fschool concert band, under the direc-t
tion of William D. Revelli, now con-
ductor of the University band.
In addition to the clarinet, Stev-
ens plays alto saxophone, and he has
played previously with two other
dance bands on campus. Other mem-
bers of the band are Al Burt, '42M,
vocalist, arranger, and hot trumpet
player; Johnny Howard, alto saxo-
phone; Charles Bush, '42E, second
.*.:E t', trumpet; Paul Bryan, trombone;
Louis Hurd, '41M, pianist; Fran
oCoats, bass player; Alex Sczazs, drum-
mer; Don Cassel, '39M, tenor saxo-
phone; and Tom Snyder, '42, tenorJ
.*.,. ,Make Own Arrangements
Most of the arrangements played by
. the band are planned especially for
these dances, Stevens said, and he'
rC usually fronts it with the clarinet. Un-
like many bands previously heard
arbud capusthis one is ntex
clusvely a sweet"band; emphasis
is put on the "dance-ability" of the
Smusic ratherthan on too many
'Var t* f .~o n irc Cstu es. novelty numbers.
Favorites with Stevns and other
Comi Com f rt . t4 S y members of his band are Glen Miller,
CemWy Artie Shaw, and Bob Crosby, and their
arrangements tend toward the style
In the current age of specialization, costumes. One popular manufacur- of those leaders.:
even studying, bull-sessioning, and ing house created a bustle version, the Sawyer's Band A 12-Piece Outfit
Sunday morning paper-reading have front of which gives an inkling of the Sawyer's orchestra has been or-
bheir own special costumes to add to J startling effect of the back interest. ganized longer, and includes 12 pieces.
the freedom of action that college girl The protruding part of the fin- Offered as an additional regular fea-
mnostly demands of her lounging at- ished article, by the way, is non- ture s Ann Dahl, vocalist.
ire. Far from their fluff and lacey crushable. Another plaid has been Two members of the band are
negligee predecessors, the very mod- made to resemble a tailored evening working on 'their master's degrees in
rn housecoat is at the same time coat, with huge frog fastenings down music this yer, including Sawyer.
comfortable and practical, and smart the front to create the illusion. Its Having started with a six-piece out-
nd wearable. long sleeves are finished in narrow' it when he was a junior in high
Those made of heavy taffeta come braiding, tight at the wrists. school in 'raverse City, he has two
either in the -wrap-around or zippered Of a more frivolous nature are the men working with him now who
style. One particularly flattering va- double duty maribou capes and jack- have been with him for six years.
riety is of monotone blue with pushed ets that have made appearanes both Most of the numbers played at the
up sleeves, a huge middie-blouse col- on the dance floor and at 3 a.m. dances at the Union are arranged by
lar, and a sash anchored by nautical dorm discussion groups. Of beauti- Sawyer himself, and Dick Buller does
fixings. ful colors and pastel shades, they, the copying. Their music comes
The season's youthful plaids are blend or contrast with the current straight from the publisher, and in
also manifested in these after-hour black formals or blue pajamas. . that Way they are able to present
-_songs as soonasthey are released. As
+ a sslt, Sawyer as often played
they achieved na-
tion-wide popularity. Among such
songs are "To You," "My Reverie,
and "Easy To Love."
Reqests Are Encouraged
Requests make an evening of danc-
,, ."., -;,ing a success, Sawyer said, and. he'
would encourage students to request
numbers they would like to. have
Among the places at which the
band has played are the Park place
Hotel, in Traverse City, Ob -A-
? \ E lect io L14
,Student HQUSe

Rustic Tavern.f
Band To Travel'.
For the first time, the band willt
travel next summer, although its
itinerary is not yet settled., Membersf
of the band are Louis Van Manen,
BAd., first ; cornetist; Al Bohns, a
senior at Michigan State Normal;
Harry Hansen and Frank Tinker, pro-
fessionals who have returned to play
with Sawyer; John Rohrer, '41SM,
drummer; and Lucien Dick, '41, see-
ond coronet.
John Houdek, who plays the bass,
is now working on his master's de-
gree in music. Other members are
George Rumney, '39, third coronet;
Howard Campbell; Gary Hamilton,
who is working on his master's in his-
tory, pianist; and Dick Buller, copyist.
Hillel To Hold
Annual Mixer
Tea Dancing Will Climax
DriveFor Membership
Hillel Foundation will hold its an-
nual membership mixer from 4 p.m.
till 6 p.m. today in the Union, Jean
Tenofsky, '41, publicity chairman, an-
nounced yesterday.
The mixer will climax the member-
ship drive which has been held under
the direction of Sydney Steinhart,
'41, and Ruth Pollack, '40. Bill Saw-
yer and his Rhythm Session will pro-
vide music for dancing, and admis-
sion will be free to all whobring.
Hillel membership cards. The fee for
non-members will be 50 cents, and
affiliate memberships will be sold at
the door.
Chaperons for the mixer will be
Prof. and Mrs. Samuel Goudsmit, and
Dr. Isaac Rabinowitz, director of the
Foundation. Phyllis Melnick, '40, is
general chairman.
Hostesses for the affair will be Mar-
jorie Oillman, '41; Marcia Burke, '41;
Rosamund Meyers, '43; Judith Frank,'
'40; Shirley Silver, '42; Betty Stein-
hart, '40; Ruth Pollack, '40; Norma
Ginsberg, '41; Jane Klein, '41; Laura;
Katzenel, '41; Hortense Tiger, '40;
Miriam Rubin, '41; Virginia Golden,
'41; Shirley Fischman, '40; and Doris~
Goldberg, '43..
tQ get your
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the decorations, original ganes, and Ref reshn
"mixers," according to Margaret Hof- }close of the
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Arleen Schumann, '40, was elected
president of the Girls' Cooperative
House, 1511 Washtenaw Ave., at a
house meeting Wednesday night.
Other officers elected were: June
Harris, '40, vice-president, Virginia
Francis, '41, recording secretary, Ruth
Clement, '40, treasurer, Dorothy
Leake, '42M, house manager, Judy
Schaftsmann, Grad., menu planner,
Hilda Otis, '40, purchaser, Betty
Guntley, '42, accountant, Jean Hen-
drian, '40, Ethel Winai, '41 and Miss
Francis, housekeepers.
The house' which was formerly lo-
cated at 517 E. Ann St., was opened
in 1937 to enable girls of limited
means to live econonically and co-
operatively. A second girls' coopera-
tive house was opened this semester
at 328 E. Williams St., and houses 15
girls. Any girls who are interested in
living in a cooperative house are urged
to fill out an application blank at
the office of the Dean of Women or
call by telephone or in person at
either of the two houses.
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