Orchestra – Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* Piano – Avery Parrish (tracks: 19) Tenor Saxophone – Julian Dash (tracks: 1 to 21), Paul Bascomb (tracks: 15 to 21) A talented high-note trumpeter and a popular bandleader, Erskine Hawkins was nicknamed “The 20th Century Gabriel.” He learned drums and trombone before switching to trumpet when he was 13, and was one of five inaugural inductees into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame in 1978. (1), 3-Part Mixed Choir (1), Dreistimmig gemischter Chor (1), Schlagzeug ROCKIN ROLLERS JUBILEE (1938) was ahead of its time, but TUXEDO JUNCTION (1939) became the anthem of American GIs in Europe during the early years of WWII. They eventually became estranged and she worked in the Catskills.[4]. At Industrial High School, he played in the band directed by Fess Whatley, a teacher who trained numerous African-American musicians, many of whom populated the bands of famed band leaders such as Duke Ellington, Lucky Millinder, Louis Armstrong and Skitch Henderson (of the NBC Orchestra.). Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra ‎– Tippin' In / After Hours Label: RCA Victor ‎– 447-0169 Series: Gold Standard Series ... – Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra Featuring [Piano] Avery Parrish: After Hours Written-By – Avery Parrish: 2:20: Companies, etc. (6), Altsaxophon Erskine Hawkins III is a music director, producer, pianist, and a graduate of The University of North Texas with a degree in Jazz Piano. (1), Piano Adventures Learn more. Tracks 3 to 8 recorded in New York, October 20, 1938. Vocalists who were featured with Erskine's orchestra include Ida James, Delores Brown, and Della Reese. (1). He continued to record for many years. (2), Tenor Saxophone In 1989, he was inducted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Vocalists who were featured with Erskine's orchestra include Ida James, Delores Brown, and Della Reese. (2), Klavier Akkorde/Texte (2), Tenorsaxophon (1), Flute Solo (1), E-Z Play Today Erskine Ramsay Hawkins (July 26, 1914 – November 11, 1993) was an American trumpeter and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". (1), Klavier, Gesang & Gitarre (rechte Hand Melodie) Orchestra – Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) And His Orchestra* Piano – Avery Parrish (tracks: 19) Tenor Saxophone – Julian Dash (tracks: 1 to 21), Paul Bascomb (tracks: 15 to 21) In 2011, the story of Erskine Hawkins and the Bama State Collegians was the subject of a Florida State University Film School MFA Thesis Film "The Collegians", written and directed by Bryan Lewis. Hawkins generally works as a “mains player,” which means he performs the foreground keyboard parts while an “auxiliary player” covers the secondary ones. (2), Clarinet (2), Schlagzeug (1), Jazz Explore thousands of interactive sheet music titles with pro-quality backing tracks, plus powerful tools for learning, playing, recording, sharing and performing. Hawkins, whose biggest influences were Louis Armstrong records, skipped out on a 'Bama State Collegians band trip to New Jersey so he could play some gigs in New York. (6), Alto Saxophone erskine-hawkins erhältlich auf Sheet Music Direct – Ihre Adresse für erstklassige Noten. Erskine Ramsay Hawkins was an American trumpeter and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama, dubbed "The 20th Century Gabriel". (1), Klavier, leicht Entdecken Sie tausende Titel als interaktive Noten mit professionellen Begleit-Tracks und effektiven Lern-Tools – zum Abspielen, Teilen und Spielen. 7 nationally (version by the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra) and to No. 1 nationally (version by the Glenn Miller Orchestra). (2), Klarinette He is most remembered for composing the jazz standard "Tuxedo Junction" (1939) with saxophonist and arranger Bill Johnson.The song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. (1), Klavier Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar. Membership has its privileges. (1), Digital Sheet Music (1), Ukulele The song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. (2), Tenorsaxophon (26), Clarinet Solo (2), Klarinette Enjoy an unrivalled sheet music experience for iPad—sheet music viewer, score library and music store all in one app. (1), Easy Piano He got his start playing gospel music in church at age 13, leading bands at age 14, and he hasn't looked back since. (1), Ukulele (2), Drums (1), Real Book – Melody & Chords Inspired by his father -- gospel and jazz pianist Erskine Hawkins Jr. -- Hawkins started playing the piano at age 13 and was leading bands by age 14! (1), Drums However, the inception of the band had occurred two years earlier when it was known as The 'Bama State Collegians. (1), Flute (2), Chormusik (1), Querflöte During 1936 through 1938, he recorded for Vocalion Records as "Erskine Hawkins and his 'Bama State Collegians". At Industrial High School, he played in the band directed by Fess Whatley, a teacher who trained numerous African-American musicians, many of whom populated the bands of famed band leaders such as Duke Ellington, Lucky Millinder, Louis Armstrong and Skitch Henderson (of the NBC Orchestra.). (1), Real Book – Melody, Lyrics & Chords Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. (1), Piano Solo In 1938, he signed with RCA Victor Records and began recording on their Bluebird label as, simply, "Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra". They went to New York in 1934, became the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, started making records in 1936 and by 1938 were quite successful. The song became a popular hit during World War II, rising to No. [5][6], Induction into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Last edited on 7 September 2020, at 12:55, https://books.google.com/books?id=p78DAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA63&dq=flo+hawkins&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjLr6jAitfrAhUywVkKHbr7DokQ6AEwBHoECAEQAQ#v=onepage&q=flo%20hawkins&f=false, Interview with Brownie McGhee [Tapes #010 & 011, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Erskine_Hawkins&oldid=977193498, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, "Fifteen Years (And I'm Still Serving Time)", This page was last edited on 7 September 2020, at 12:55.