Music goes to war-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

bugle boyMusic goes to war-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

6:00 pm, Tuesday, March 28

Kurt Troutman, a professor at Muskegon Community College, presents:  Clarence Zylman-Muskegon's Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. Mr Zylman was the inspiration for the Andrew Sister's WW II classic song (written by Don Raye), Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B.

Clarence was a lifelong Muskegon native (1906-1988) with a unique story to share.  Born in Muskegon and trained on the streets of Chicago, he toured the country as a professional trumpeter helping to lead a musical revolution: Boogie-Woogie Swing dance music. Drafted into the Army, he served his country as a bugler. Playing reveille in his own boogie-woogie style, he became a military legend. Stars and Stripes, the London Times, Newsweek and over 30 newspapers promoted him as the buglers who got the troops up with a jitterbug in their step. Clarence Zylman was Muskegon’s Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.

Brought to you through the generosity of the Friends of Hackley Library.


Event Properties

Event Date 03-28-2017 6:00 pm
Event End Date 03-28-2017 7:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Hackley Public Library
316 W Webster Ave, Muskegon, MI 49440, USA Muskegon, Mi 49440 United States
Hackley Public Library
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