WorldCat Identities

Oliver, Sy

Overview
Works: 1,546 works in 2,587 publications in 2 languages and 7,547 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Popular music  Songs  Swing (Music)  Music  Big band music  Live sound recordings  Excerpts  Jazz vocals  Dance orchestra music 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Composer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Director, Vocalist, Adapter, Other, Lyricist, Musician
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sy Oliver
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Ella Fitzgerald : Ken Burns jazz by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Duke Ellington centennial edition : the complete RCA Victor recordings, 1927-1973 by Duke Ellington( )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last Decca years, 1949-1954 by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final music Ella Fitzgerald recorded for the Decca label, featuring collaborations with Louis Armstrong and arranged by Sy Oliver, encompassed both jazz and popular music. Ranging from the light-hearted "Goody Goody" to the evocative "Angel Eyes", these sides display the incedible breadth of Ella's ability and illustrate why she would become widely known as the "Quintessenital jazz singer."
Tommy Dorsey by Tommy Dorsey( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one hour program recorded from the original radio broadcast starring Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra
Satchmo serenades by Louis Armstrong( )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mills Brothers by Mills Brothers( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mills Brothers served as the inspiration for the doo wop acts of the 1950 with their classy blend of three-part harmonies. This collection offers many of their biggest hits, including You Always Hurt the One You Love and Paper Doll
Hey, Mr. Spaceman( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 songs about extraterrestrials
Swing that music! by Louis Armstrong( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember Tommy by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

21 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream band by Terry Gibbs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lunceford special by Jimmie Lunceford( Recording )

4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black legends of jazz( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Decca years, Volume 2 : the composer by Louis Armstrong( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stomp it off by Jimmie Lunceford( Recording )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes indeed! by Tommy Dorsey( Recording )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yes, indeed! by Tommy Dorsey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin, Shavers and strings by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 1955 and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's no business like show business : the Ethel Merman collection by Ethel Merman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris by Chris Connor( Recording )

7 editions published between 1953 and 2000 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Melvin "Sy" Oliver

Oliver

Oliver, Melvin

Oliver, Melvin 1910-1988

Oliver, Melvin J. 1910-1988

Oliver Melvin James

Oliver, Melvin James 1910-1988

Oliver S.

Oliver, Si

Oliver, Si, 1910-1988

Oliver, Sid

Oliver, Sid, 1910-1988

Oliver, Sy, 1910-1988

Sy Oliver

Sy Oliver Amerikaans orkestleider (1910-1988)

Sy Oliver amerikansk musiker, låtskriver, sanger, bandleder

Sy Oliver ceoltóir Meiriceánach

Sy Oliver músic estatunidenc

Sy Oliver musicien américain

Sy Oliver músico estadounidense

Sy Oliver músicu estauxunidense

Sy Oliver muzician american

Sy Oliver muzikant amerikan

Sy Oliver US-amerikanischer Jazztrompeter, Arrangeur, Komponist, Sänger und Bandleader

Sy Oliver yhdysvaltalainen muusikko

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سي أوليفر موسيقي أمريكي

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Languages
English (69)

German (4)