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A new book about the production, release and restoration of the 1930 musical film "King of Jazz" starring Paul Whiteman.
A new book about the production, release and restoration of the 1930 musical film "King of Jazz" starring Paul Whiteman.
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Michael Feinstein writing foreword

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We are delighted to announce that singer, historian, and music revivalist Michael Feinstein has come on board to write a foreword to King of Jazz: Paul Whiteman's Technicolor Revue

Mr. Feinstein is well-known for his concert performances and efforts to recognize the Great American Songbook -- the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards of the early 20th century. Mr. Feinstein is the author of the book The Gershwins and Me: A Personal History in Twelve Songs (2012), and he also produced and appeared in the celebrated television series Michael Feinstein's American Songbook on PBS.

Mr. Feinstein has long been a fan of the film King of Jazz.

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    1. Eric Costello on

      Another favourable omen.