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{{Infobox musical composition

| name = Charlestonette

| type = Jazz song

| composer = Paul Whiteman and Fred Rose

| image = Charlestonette Paul Whiteman Feist.jpg

| image_caption = 1925 sheet music cover, Leo Feist, New York

| genre = Jazz

| style = Foxtrot

| form = Dance song

| published =

| publisher = Leo Feist

| first_recording =


"'Charlestonette'" is a 1925 jazz composition by jazz musician and bandleader Paul Whiteman and Fred Rose. The song was released as a 78 single by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra.


The composition was published by Leo Feist in New York. Paul Whiteman recorded the song on September 16, 1925 in New York. The song was released as Victor 19785 backed with "Ida-I Do" in 1925 by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra. Ben Selvin's Dance Orchestra and Bennie Krueger and His Orchestra, as Brunswick 2948, also recorded the song in 1925.[https://www.discogs.com/release/12056301-Bennie-Kruegers-Orchestra-Charlestonette-Kinky-Kids-Parade Bennie Krueger's Orchestra. Charlestonette. Discogs.com.]

On the original Victor 78 release, Paul Whiteman's name does not appear on the songwriting credit. Only Fred Rose is credited. On the sheet music published by Leo Feist, however, both Whiteman and Rose are credited as the songwriters.


*Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone Charles Strickfaden

*Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Clarinet Chester Hazlett

*Alto Saxophone, Clarinet Hal McLean

*Banjo Mike Pingitore or Pingatore

*Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone E. Lyle Sharpe

*Drums George Marsh

*Leader, Violin Paul Whiteman

*Piano Accordion Mario Perry

*Piano Harry Perrella

*Trombone Roy Maxon, Wilbur Hall

*Trumpet Frank D. Siegrist, Henry Busse, Ted Bartell

*Tuba John Sperzel

*Violin Charles Gaylord[https://www.discogs.com/release/4431122-Paul-Whiteman-And-His-Orchestra-Ida-I-Do-Charlestonette Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra. Ida - I Do/Charlestonette. Discogs.com.]


* Paul Whiteman: Pioneer of American Music (Volume 1: 18901930), 'Studies in Jazz', No. 43, by Don Rayno, The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2003.

* 'Pops: Paul Whiteman, King of Jazz', by Thomas A. DeLong, New Century Publishers, 1983.

* 'Jazz' by Paul Whiteman, J. H. Sears, 1926.

* 'How To Be A Band Leader' by Paul Whiteman and Leslie Lieber, Robert McBride & Company, 1948.


Category:1925 songs

Category:American jazz songs

Category:Jazz compositions

Category:Songs written by Fred Rose (songwriter)

Category:Songs with music by Paul Whiteman

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