Double Duty

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Ken Double, President of the American Theatre Organ Society, presents a sampler of the popular-organ art.

Program details:

JULIUS FUčíK: Entry of the Gladiators -Ron Rhode (1929 Wurlitzer/Orpheum Theatre, Phoenix, AZ) Roxy Productions 116.

COLE PORTER: Just one of those things –Simon Gledhill (1928 Wurlitzer/Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI) Clue 436.

BROOK BOWMAN: East of the sun, west of the moon –Lew Williams (1938 Möller/Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, CA) Piping Hot 2001.

J. FRED COOTS: A precious little thing called love. PAT BALLARD: So beats my heart for you –Jesse Crawford (1926 Wurlitzer/Paramount Studio, NYC) Piping Hot 2008.

JIMMY DORSEY: Oodles of Noodles –George Wright (Wright Studio organ/Glendale, CA) Banda 438.

ALEX KRAMER: Far away places –George Wright (1929 Wurlitzer/Fox Theatre, San Francisco, CA) Banda 9211.

TRADITIONAL: Down by the riverside –John Seng (Mundelein Seminary, Chicago) Pipe Organ Presentation 113.

JACK STRACHEY: These foolish things –Bobby Hackett, cornet; John Seng (1928 Wurlitzer/Loderhose Studio, Long Island, NY) Sony Special Products 26656.

RICHARD RODGERS: Babes in Arms (medley) –Mark Herman (1928 Page/Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN) Mark Herman Productions 1001.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM: Send in the clowns –Tom Hazleton (1926 Wurlitzer/Nethercutt Collection, Sylmar, CA) Klavier 77006.