The Reader’s Notebook: Paul Whiteman

Mar 28, 2019

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March 28, 2019 -- Paul Samuel Whiteman was an American bandleader, composer, orchestral director, and violist. As the leader of one of the most popular dance bands in the United States during the 1920s and early 1930s, Whiteman produced recordings that were immensely successful, and press notices often referred to him as the "King of Jazz".