Art Kahn

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Art Kahn was an American musician and composer. He is best known as the bandleader for Art Kahn and His Orchestra, a Chicago-based Jazz Age band which was among the early recording groups for jazz during the Roaring Twenties. In later years, Kahn became a piano single entertaining at The Torch Club in Chicago.[1]

Kahn's band recorded with many others including singer Ruth Etting, including their 1926 version of "Hello, Baby".[2] Art Kahn & His Orchestra had popular recordings of "Shanghai Lullaby" (1924) and "When Day Is Done"( 1927) [3] and they also appeared in the film short, "Rah! Rah! Rhythm" (1936).[4]


  1. ^ "Billboard". July 10, 1943: 20. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ "Hello Baby" by Art Kahn and His Orchestra and Ruth Etting at YouTube
  3. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. p. 244. ISBN 0-89820-083-0.
  4. ^ "Internet Movie Database". Retrieved June 25, 2019.

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