WorldCat Identities

Oliver, Sy

Overview
Works: 1,357 works in 2,207 publications in 2 languages and 6,880 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Live sound recordings  Popular music  Songs  Dance orchestra music  Big band music  Trombone music (Jazz)  Jazz vocals  Swing (Music)  Juvenile works 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Arranger, Composer, Author, Singer, Instrumentalist, Director, Vocalist, Adapter, Other, Lyricist
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 )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 768 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 286 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 252 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 207 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."
Yes, indeed! by Tommy Dorsey( Recording )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy Dorsey by Tommy Dorsey( Recording )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A one hour program recorded from the original radio broadcast starring Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra
Hey, Mr. Spaceman( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 12 songs about extraterrestrials
Satchmo serenades by Louis Armstrong( )

14 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mills Brothers by Mills Brothers( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lunceford special by Jimmie Lunceford( Recording )

5 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hey there! : his 27 finest : 1949-1957 by Sammy Davis( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream band by Terry Gibbs( Recording )

1 edition published in 1986 and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I remember Tommy by Frank Sinatra( Recording )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black legends of jazz( )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 79 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 75 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

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 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin, Shavers and strings by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 1955 and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torme by Mel Tormé( Recording )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Melvin "Sy" Oliver

Oliver, Melvin 1910-1988

Oliver, Melvin J. 1910-1988

Oliver, Melvin James

Oliver, Melvin James 1910-1988

Sy Oliver Amerikaans orkestleider (1910-1988)

Sy Oliver músic estatunidenc

Sy Oliver musicien américain

Sy Oliver músico estadounidense

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

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Languages
English (75)

German (2)