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Joseph Matthews Mannone, much better known as Wingy Manone (13 February 19009 July 1982) was an American jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader. February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... July 9 is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 175 days remaining. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jazz is a style of music which originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States at around the start of the 20th century. ... The trumpet is the highest brass instrument in register, above the horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... A bandleader is the director of a band of musicians. ...

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Biography

Manone was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He lost an arm in a streetcar accident, which resulted in his nickname of "Wingy". After playing professionally with various bands in his home town, he began to travel widely in the 1920s, working in Chicago, New York City, Texas, Mobile, Alabama, California, St. Louis, Missouri and other locations through the decade; he continued to travel widely around the United States for decades. He and his band did regular recording and radio work through the 1930s, and appeared with Bing Crosby in the movie Rhythm on the River in 1940. Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ... a historic postcard showing electric trolley-powered streetcars in Richmond, Virginia, where Frank J. Sprague successfully demonstrated his new system on the hills in 1888 A streetcar is a railway vehicle designed to carry passengers on tracks, usually laid in city streets. ... // A nickname is a short, clever, cute, derogatory, or otherwise substitute name for a person or things real name (for example, Bob, Rob, Robby, Robbie, Robi, Robin, Bobby, Rab, Rabbie, Bert, Bertie, Butch, Bobbers, Bobert, Beto, Bobadito, and Robban (in Sweden), are all nicknames for Robert). ... The 1920s is a decade sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works. Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government... New York, NY redirects here. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: The Azalea City Coordinates: Country US State Alabama County Mobile Founded 1702 Incorporated 1814 Government  - Mayor Sam Jones Area  - City 412. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ... Harry Lillis Bing Crosby (May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor whose career lasted from 1926 until his death in 1977. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ...


His autobiography "Trumpet On The Wing" was published in 1948. 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ...


From the 1950s on he was based mostly in California and Las Vegas, Nevada, although he also toured through the United States, Canada, and parts of Europe to appear at jazz festivals. For other uses around the city, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ...


He is survived by his son, Joseph Matthew Manone II and his grandson, Jimmy Manone who are both musicians as well, as well as Joseph Matthew Manone III and Jon Scott (Manone)Harris. Jimmy Manone is the grandson of Wingy Manone. ...


Style

Wingy Manone played a hot jazz lead horn, and was a master of humorous use of slang and jive talk. Slang is the use of highly informal words and expressions that are not considered standard in the speakers dialect or language. ... Look up Jive in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Jive is Swing music, or a type of quick-paced and energetic jazz. ...


Records

His hit records included "Tar Paper Stomp" (an original riff composition that was later used as the basis for Glenn Miller's "In the Mood") in 1929, and a 1934 hot jazzed up version of a sweet ballad of the time "The Isle of Capri", which was said to have annoyed the songwriters despite the royalties revenue it earned them. The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour as a 33 ⅓ LP vinyl record A gramophone record (also phonograph record, or simply record) is an analogue sound recording medium consisting of a flat disc with an inscribed modulated spiral groove starting near the periphery and ending near the center of the disc. ... Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 — presumably December 15, 1944), was an American jazz musician and bandleader in the swing era. ... This article is about the big band-era song popularized by Glenn Miller. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


External links

  • Joseph "Wingy" Manone on RedHotJazz.com short biography and .ram files of some of Wingy's vintage recordings

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Wingy Manone: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com (420 words)
Wingy Manone [+] was an excellent Dixieland trumpeter whose jivey vocals were popular and somewhat reminiscent of his contemporary, Louis Prima [+].
In 1940, Manone appeared in the Bing Crosby [+] movie Rhythm on the River, he soon wrote his humorous memoirs Trumpet on the Wing (1948), and he would later appear on many of Crosby's radio shows.
Wingy Manone [+] lived in Las Vegas from 1954 up until his death and he stayed active until near the end, although he only recorded one full album (for Storyville in 1966) after 1960.
Wingy Manone | Z95-3 (320 words)
Wingy Manone was an excellent Dixieland trumpeter whose jivey vocals were popular and somewhat reminiscent of his contemporary, Louis Prima.
In 1940, Manone appeared in the Bing Crosby movie Rhythm on the River, he soon wrote his humorous memoirs Trumpet on the Wing (1948), and he would later appear on many of Crosby's radio shows.
Wingy Manone lived in Las Vegas from 1954 up until his death and he stayed active until near the end, although he only recorded one full album (for Storyville in 1966) after 1960.
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