A study of the life and music of noble sissle

After vaudeville, the pair began work on the jazz musical revue Shuffle Along, which incorporated many songs they had written, and had a book written by F.

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Sissle began recording for the Pathe label in earlyand sang several vocals on Pathe discs recorded by Europe's th Infantry Band in earlyafter it had become a civilian band. James Reese Europe, became particularly popular in France.

Sissle was pastor of the city's Simpson M.

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Sissle remained in Europe where he encountered various musicians and songwriters including Cole Porter and Fred Waring. Inthe four men pooled their resources to write, direct, manage, and star in Shuffle Along, the first all-black musical to become a box office hit. During training in North Carolina, a white man attacked Sissle.

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After Lt. When it premiered in , Shuffle Along became the first hit musical on Broadway written by and about African Americans. Unexpectedly, the song was well received and the longstanding theater taboo was finally broken. Sissle remained in Europe where he encountered various musicians and songwriters including Cole Porter and Fred Waring. It was also the first all-black show on Broadway and included a young Josephine Baker among the performers. Army and were assigned to the th Infantry Regiment The Harlem Hellfighters and formed a military band. In , the family moved to Cleveland where young Sissle sang on a vaudeville circuit. George A. Repeated muggings caused him to retire to Florida. Sissle once performed with the Prince of Wales who was guest drummer at a London concert.

Sissle once performed with the Prince of Wales who was guest drummer at a London concert.

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