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Jan Garber 78's

Jan Garber (born Jacob Charles Garber,
November 5, 1894 October 5, 1977) was an American jazz bandleader.

Garber was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He had his own band by the time he was 21 (around 1917). He became known as "The Idol of the Airwaves" in his heyday of the 1920s and 1930s, playing jazz in the vein of contemporaries such as Guy Lombardo. Garber played violin with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra after World War I and formed the Garber-Davis Orchestra with pianist Milton Davis from 19211924. After parting with Davis, he formed his own orchestra, playing both "sweet" and "hot" 1920s dance music. He was hit hard by the Great Depression, and in the 1930s, he refashioned his ensemble into a big band and recorded a string of successful records for Victor. During World War II, Garber began playing swing jazz, a rather unexpected turn; his arranger during this time was Gray Rains and his vocalist was Liz Tilton. The recording restrictions in America during the war eventually made his ensemble unfeasible, and he returned to "sweet" music after the war, continuing to lead ensembles until 1971. His last show was in Houston. Garber died in Shreveport, Louisiana in 1977 after having been ill for a length of time


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USA Jan Garber - Blossoms on Broadway - Brunswick 7950 / E+++

Jan Garber - Blossoms on Broadway - Brunswick 7950 / E+++

# 8913 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7950 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - Blue Venetian Waters - Brunswick 7889 / E+++

Jan Garber - Blue Venetian Waters - Brunswick 7889 / E+++

# 8910 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7889 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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UK Jan Garber - Make a wish- Brunswick 7956 / E+++

Jan Garber - Make a wish- Brunswick 7956 / E+++

# 8911 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7956 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - Moonlight and Roses - Brunswick 7870 / E+++

Jan Garber - Moonlight and Roses - Brunswick 7870 / E+++

# 8915 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7870 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - My Swiss Hilly Billy - Brunswick 7966 / E+++

Jan Garber - My Swiss Hilly Billy - Brunswick 7966 / E+++

# 8907 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7966 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - Rosalie - Brunswick 7969 / E+++

Jan Garber - Rosalie - Brunswick 7969 / E+++

# 8916 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7969 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - Roses in September - Brunswick 7929 / E+++

Jan Garber - Roses in September - Brunswick 7929 / E+++

# 8908 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7929 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - September in the Rain - Brunswick 7850 / E+++

Jan Garber - September in the Rain - Brunswick 7850 / E+++

# 8912 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7850 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - When love is young - Brunswick 7861 / E+++

Jan Garber - When love is young - Brunswick 7861 / E+++

# 8914 10  Inch  -  78  RPM     Brunswick 7861 Rare USA  PRESSING   Jan Garber Side ...
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USA Jan Garber - Who's Excited - Capitol 2033 Promo / Demo

Jan Garber - Who's Excited - Capitol 2033 Promo / Demo

959 JAN  GARBER  A .  WHO'S  EXCITED    B.  TWO  LITTLE  KISSES   CAPITOL ...
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