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Fact #46247


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A historic concert takes place at the Aeolian Hall, New York City, USA. The event is billed as "Paul Whiteman and His Palais Royal Orchestra Will Offer An Experiment in Modern Music, Assisted by Zez Confrey and George Gershwin." The concert includes Victor Herbert's first work for jazz orchestra and the first public performance Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.