Tag Archives: Mahalia Jackson

October 2016
Tiomkin honors Mahalia Jackson, March 1961

Last month’s post concluded with a letter from music director Johnny Green to Tiomkin thanking him for bringing Mahalia Jackson to the cast for the incomparable concert “Music from Hollywood” at the Hollywood Bowl in 1963. And for hosting a … Read More…

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March 2007
Fascinating Rhythms: Dimitri Tiomkin, African American Music, and Early Jazz

by Warren M. Sherk When one considers the music of Dimitri Tiomkin, jazz probably is not the first thing that springs to mind. The fact remains, however obscured by the passage of time, that jazz had a significant influence on … Read More…

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