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After his 1935 recording however, Dorsey's manager cut the "hot jazz" that Dorsey had mixed with his own lyrical style and instead had Dorsey play pop and vocal tunes.
Dorsey would keep his Clambake Seven as a Dixieland group that played during performances, too.
Both of these successes made it possible for Dorsey to re-organize a big band in early 1947. The biographical film of 1947, The Fabulous Dorseys describes sketchy details of how the brothers got their start from-the-bottom-up into the jazz era of one-nighters, the early days of radio in its infancy stages, and the onward march when both brothers ended up with Paul Whiteman before 1935 when The Dorsey Brothers' Orchestra split into two.If he admired a vocalist, musician or arranger, he would think nothing of taking over their contracts and careers.The new band was popular from almost the moment it signed with RCA Victor with "On Treasure Island", the first of four hits for the new band in 1935.When Miller balked at this, the angry Dorsey got even by sponsoring a new band led by Bob Chester, and hiring arrangers who deliberately copied Miller's style and sound.
Dorsey branched out in the mid-1940s and owned two music publishing companies, Sun and Embassy.
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