Music: Friday on His Own

If Robinson Crusoe's Man Friday had left him, gone adventuring on his own, it would have upset 18th Century literature no more than jazzdom was upset last week when Ferde Grofe stepped forth in Manhattan as a conductor. For 13 years Ferde Grofe was Paul Whiteman's right-hand man. He made all the symphonicky arrangements which earned the Whiteman orchestra its serious regard. Expensive radio stars had a hand in last week's concert : enormous Vaughn De Leath, announced as the first voice to go on the air; fat Morton Downey who looked...

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