Added guitarist Charlie Christian to his band
Made first classical recording with Budapest Quartet
Played historic Carnegie Hall concert
Played Los Angeles concert heralding the birth of swing
Recorded landmark "King Porter Stomp"
Made national radio debut on NBC's "Let's Dance"
Began music lessons at Kehelah Jacob Synagogue.
Joined Ben Pollack Orchestra in Chicago
Landed only starring movie role in "Sweet & Low-Down"