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Popular Recording Artists
To Occupy Dance Spotlight

* * *

Returning to campus for the
second time this year, Tommy
Dorsey will combine his talents1
with those of Ralph Marterie to
provide the musical setting for
the '53 J-Hop.
The annual dance is scheduled
to take place from 9:30 p.m. to 2a
a.m. Friday, Feb. 6.
MARTERIE, sometimes known
as "The Caruiso of the Trumpet,"
has become one of the most pop-
ular recording names in the dance
band field, as determined by disc;
jockeys everywhere.
Dorsey, who was the first
bandleader in the country to1
use the trombone as a solo in-
strument, is a well-known musi-
cian and a great influence in
determining the song favorites
of the nation, according t re-
cent polls.
Both bands toured the country
during war years to play for the
boys in camps, and have since
made many personal appearances
and are rated as top record sellers.
. . *
FOR MANY YEARS, although
well-known as an instrumentalist
by others of his trade, Marterie
never acquired public recognition.
"The musician's musician,"
however, was helped on his way
to musical fame by none other
than a fellow-trumpeter, Harry
Disc jockeys of America finally
rated the trumpet player as "one
of the mot promising and popular
bandleaders of 1951," based pri-
rily on his success with popular
* . *
BESIDES BEING an instru-
mentalist and "lead" trumpet
player for such outstanding band
leaders as Paul Whiteman, Percy
Faith, and John Scott Trotter, the
bandleader has gained fame for
his band especially through radio
shows and recordings.
An unusual recording, call-
ed "Trumpeter's Lullaby," was
made by Marterie by the pro-
cess of playing back successive
recordings of himself playing
four different parts.
This received acclaim through-
out the nation and further aided
him on his way to stardom.
* * *
the Marterie band is made up of
four trombones, five trumpets, five
reeds, three rhythm, and both a
male and female singer.
Appearing with Marterie, who
has also been dubbed "The Man,
Born for the Horn," will be none
other than "The Sentimental
Tommy Dorsey, observing his
fifteenth anniversary as a top
bandleader of the nation accord-
.. h
WAA Notices
BASKETBALL - The schedule
for this week in the all-campus
women's basketball tournament is
as follows:
Today at 5:10 p.m.-Jordan III
vs. Kleinsteuck I; Angell II vs.
Delta Zeta I; at 7:10 p.m.-Cou-
zens II vs. Stockwell III; Palmer
II vs. Newberry I; at 8 p.m.-
Stockwell VI vs. Pi Beta Phi I;
Vaughan I vs. Alpha Omicron Pi I.
Tomorrow at 5:10 p.m.-Stock-
well IV vs. Ann Arbor Girls I:
Cheever I vs. Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma III; at 7:10 p.m.no games;
at 8 p.m-Stockwell II vs. Alpha
Delta P II; Couzens III vs. Jor-
dan IV.
Thursday at 5:10 p.m.-Kappa
Kappa Ganima II vs. Alpha Epsi-
lon Phi I; at 7:10 p.m.-Stockwell
I vs. Kappa Kappa Gamma I; Pi
Beta Phi II vs. Ann Arbor Girls
II; at 8 p.m.-no games.

Team captains may sign up for
practice sessions when there are
no games scheduled.
of the Women's Athletic Associa-
tion Board will meet as usual at
5 p.m. today in WAB. This will be
the last scheduled meeting for the
semester. .
will be a meeting of the co-rec-
reational Badminton Club from 7
to 9 p.m. tomorrow in Waterman
Gym. Rackets will be furnished,
while members are asked to pro-
vide their own birds.

ing to polls everywhere will make.
a return engagement at the IM
building this year.
strengthened year after year by
his many personal appearances
and recordings, of which he has
made over 300.
The most famous disc of TD
is naturally his theme, "I'm Get-
ting Sentimental Over 'You."
Dorsey, with his "Slush-Pump,"
as his horn has been dubbed by
fellow musicians, is known for
mixing the "sweet with the swing,"
to provide a special variety of
dance music for music lovers
tion, as determined by record
polls, have been such recordings#
as "Once in a While," "There Are
Such Things," "Yes, Indeed," and
the ever-famous theme song.
Rated as the greatest Tommy
Dorsey record success by disc
,jockeys, was a number written
by a young girl and published by
his own music firm, "I'll Never
Smile Again."
"The Doctor of Swingology"
will appear for J-Hop with his 14
piece orchestra, containing "Stars-
to-be" in the vocal and instru-
mental field, according to Dorsey.
THE MUSICAL aggregation is
made up of 4 trumpets, 2 trom-
bones, 5 saxophones, drummer, a
bass and piano.
According to custom, the two
bandleaders and their musical
following will alternate to pro-
vide J-Hop dancers with some
of the best music in the land.
Ticket sales will begin tomor-
row for the annual dance and
continue through Saturday, Jan.
From tomorrow through Satur-
day, reservation holders will be
able to purchase their tickets after
which time the reservations will
be invalid.
Juniors, seniors and graduate
students may, purchase tickets on
Monday and Tuesday of next
week, and from Wednesday, Jan.
14 through Saturday, Jan. 17,
anyone may secure tickets until
the limit of 1,800 is reached.
With J-Hop returning this year
to a one night dance, the com-
mittee has decided to limit the
number of students purchasing
tickets in order that the I-M
building will not be filled to over
Four o'clock permission will be
granted for the dance on Friday
night, while women are required
to be in their houses at 2:30 a.m.
on Saturday night.



Jazz Combo Wins Honors
On Godfrey's Talent Show

"Stomping"'to the top of the
applause meter on the Arthur
Godfrey Talent show recently, the
"Intercollegiate Stompers" jazz
combo copped the honors for the
evening that won them a spot on
Godfrey's daily show the week be-
fore Christmas.
Bill Andrews, '55, and Bob Shan-
ahan, '54, members of the local'
Ann Arbor Alleycats, are mem-
bers of the "Stompers" combo
that appeared on the nationwide
show at Christmas time.
S * *
A SUMMER job on Cape Cod
IM Open House
Offers Students
Co-rec Program
For a final relaxation before
exams, students may 'attend the
weekly co-recreational program
from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Friday at
the Intramural Building.
This IM open house is sponsored
by the IM staff and the Women's
Athletic Association.
Dates or "stags" are welcome to
use all the facilities of the build-
ing, the only ticket of admission
needed being an ID card.
Students are provided the op-
portunity to engage in team
sports, such as volleyball, while
badminton, paddleball and hand-
ball are on tap for individual com-
The IM Pool is open to all of
Neptune's sons and daughters.
Women swimming in the pool are
asked to wear bathing caps.
One of the most popular gath-
ering places in recent weeks, for
both men and women, has been
the trampoline.
Tentative plans are being made
to open the building on Friday,
Jan. 16, for co-rec competition
and relaxation. Further plans will
be announced in The Daily.

resulted in the winning of a spot
on the television talent show for
the five man dixieland combo.
Chance was the prime factor
in the formation of the jazz
combo that tooted past the
audition eliminations to gain a
spot on Godfrey's show.
The combo was started by Bill
Andrews and a friend, Sam Ells-
worth, when the pair heard of a
summer job openingfor a jazz
combo at a night club in Sal-
mouth, Mass.
The TWO MEN recruited four
other jazz players. including
Shanahan, to form the six man
combo and obtained the job on
the Cape.
During their engagement in
Salmouth, Ellsworth took "lady
chance by the horns" when he
succeeded in booking five of the
group for a Godfrey talent audi-
tion with Ellsworth acting as
talent scout.
The "Intercollegiate Stompers"
proved that jazz has a popular
following as they jumped from the
first hearing to the final audition
skipping the intermediate steps
with their jive musicin the course
of one day.
* * *
THE USUAL procedure for
would-be stars aspiring a place on
Godfrey's show is a series of three
auditions with the final hearing
presented before the producers.
During the auditions in New
York Andrews said, "The only
disappointment of the whole
venture was the fact that we
didn't get a chance to see God-
The group had the opportunity
to see and talk with the radio and
TV star however, as they bid for
first place on the talent show with
their own arrangement of "Musk-
rat Ramble in B Flat."
The appreciation of the aud-
ience for jazz music won the com-
bo a three-day spot on Godfrey's
daily radio broadcast.

Union Plans
Last Parties
Of Semester
Events Will Entertain
February Graduates,
Exam-weary Students
February graduates will be hon-
ored at the Union all-campus
dance from 9 p.m. to midnight
Saturday in the Union Ballroom.
To liven up the after-holiday
lag, the Union has slated the
dance as a farewell party for the
graduating seniors as well as a
last fling for students beginning
to study for finals.
Momentos will be presented to
all seniors who sign the register
at the door. The identity of the
gifts will be kept secret until Sat-
urday night, however..
Emceeing the intermission en-
tertainment will be Bernie Kahn,
Grad., and Jay Mills, '53. Mills
recently appeared in the Union
Opera extravaganza, "No Cover
Including in the half time acts
will be Al Wall, Grad., singing to
his own guitar accompaniment.
Other acts are also on the pro-
Clare Shepard and his orches-
tra will provide the music for at-
tending couples.
This dance will be open to all
students and is not one of the
regular membership dances that
is sponsored by the Union social
committee on Saturday nights.
Plans for the dance are under
the direction of the Union Social
Committee in cooperation with the
Senior Board.
Tickets are $1 a couple and may
be purchased at the main desk in
the Union Lobby in advance or
the night of th dance.
The following week students will
be able to take a one last fling in
the social world for this semester
at the Union's Bluebook Ball from
9 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Jan.
This annual dance, also spon-
sored by the Union, is designed to
help students forget their study-
ing worries before the big study
The academic theme of the
dance has become a tradition at
the Union and is sponsored at the
end of each semester. ,
Picture Sales
Pictures taken at the annual
Union Christmas formal, San-
ta's Fantasy, will be on sale
from 1 to 3 p.m. today and to-
morrow in the Administration
Building. Students are urged to
pick up these pictures as soon
as possible.

Appearing with the University
Symphony Band, Leroy Anderson
will be guest conductor at a con-
cert at 4:15 p.m. Sunday in Hill
Numbers on the program will be
selected from classical and mod-
ern works with the second half of
Coeds Start
Newly chosen members on the
central committee for Assembly
Ball were announced shortly be-
fore vacation and will start plans
for the annual dance which will be
held March 7.
A committee of nine independ-
ent coeds was picked after peti-
tioning and interviewing by the
Assembly Board.
Laurie Glazer has been appoint-
ed as general chairman for the
dance. Her job will be to coordin-
ate the activities of the commit-
Working as head of the dec-
orations committee, will be co-
chairmen Ruth Langs and Rita
Publicity for the annual coed-
bid dance will be handled by
Cathy King and Roz Shlimovitz,
while Elvera Bamber will be in
charge of programs.
Nancy Karnischky will serve as
chairman of the patrons commit-
tee. Balancing the books will be
the job of Alice Robertson, fi-
nance chairman.
Heading the tickets committee
will be Joyce Lane.
Assembly Ball, an annual pro-
ject sponsored by the Assembly
Board, offers independent coeds
an opportunity to invite the man
of their choice to the formal
The showboat docked at the in-
dependent women's dance in 1951
and offered songs from the broad-
way musical and decorations be-
fitting a gala riverboat scene.
Music was provided by Phil
Brestoff and his orchestra and in-
cluded such selections as "Show
Boat," "Make Believe," "Old Man
River." "Why Do I Love You" and
"He's Just My Bill."
During intermission time Bob
Peopold and his orchestra played
appropriate Dixieland jazz and
Last year's Assembly Ball, be-
cause it was held on the extra day
of leap year, had the theme of
"Femmes Fatales" and depicted
famous ladies throughout the ages.
Johnny Harbard and his or-
chestra and Bob Leopold and his
combo provided the music for the
dance that year.

To Appear WithSymphony Band

Guest Conductor Leroy


the evening's pieces being those
from the pen of Anderson. An-
derson, a well-known American
composer, will conduct his own
* * ' *
music school will lead the band in
the opening piece, "Hail Miami"t
by J. J. Richards. The composer
of this number has carried throught
a career which has identified him
for more than a half century witht
bands and band music in America.
Bach will be the next compos-1
er on the program, with the
band playing his "Prelude and
Fuge" in B-flat minor. This is
one of the more-well known
parts of "The Well-Tempered
A composer of the operatic Ital-
ian school will be featured next
on the program with the playing
of G. Rossini's Overature to "Ital-
ian in Algiers."t
* * *f
mission from the Arts Council of
Great Britain for the Great Fes-
tival it held in 1951 will be played1
for the third number of the even-t
This work, "Music for a Fes-
tival," by Gordon Jacob consists
of eleven short movements, eight
of which are heard today. This
is divided between the full wind
band and an extra brass choir,
consisting of trumpet, trom-
bones, and tympani.
The premier performance of thef
piece was given in New York
City by the Goldman Band on1
July, 1952, under the direction of
Dr. Edwin Franko Goldman.
REASSEMBLING after inter-t
mission, the band will play "El-
sa's Procession to the Cathedral"<
from "Lohengrin" by Wagner. -

Lucien Cailliet, who arranged
this piece for-band, has manag-
ed to use this medium to achieve
effects formerly arrived at by
orchestra and chorus.
Leroy Anderson, whose music
will be played as the final part of
the entertainment, has been guest
conductor of the Boston "Pops"
HE BEGAN as a teacher and in-
terpreter of classical music and
suddenly found himself in the
popular field.
One of his most well-known
compositions, "Sleigh Ride," has
been described by the Christian
Science Monitor as a pictorial
piece. It was described as being
as "full of reminescence as a
Currier and Ives print."
Later he taught music at Rad-
cliffe College for two years and
was music director and arranger
for the Harvard Band. This band
still uses his arrangements.
IN THE FIRST of Anderson's
piece, "The Phantom Regiment,"
the composer pays tribute to all
those in uniform who have ever
fought gallantly for an ideal.
Next on the program will be
Anderson's first composition in
the Latin idiom, "Serenata." In
this work a theme in the minor
key leads into melody in the
major key.
Solo trumpet will then be fea-
tured over the rest of the ensemble
in the "Trumpeter's Lullaby." The
trumpet will be played as a bugle-
call melody over a lullaby.
"Belle of the Ball," a watz writ-
ten and conducted by Anderson,
will conclude the concert.
No admission price will be
charged. The public is invited to
attend the concert.


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