Jazz 101: Introduction to Big Band Swing
by Various Artists

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CD Details

  • Released: July 26, 2004
  • Originally Released: 2000
  • Label: Concord Records


  • 1.Captain Bill - Gene Harris All Star Big Band
  • 2.Swing, Swing, Swing - Keely Smith
  • 3.Flying Home - Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass
  • 4.Who Brings You the Good News? - Louie Bellson
  • 5.I've Never Been in Love Before - Ken Peplowski / Loren Schoenberg Big Band
  • 6.It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing - Maynard Ferguson & Big Bop Nouveau
  • 7.Don't Be That Way / Stompin' At The Savoy - Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack
  • 8.Warm Breeze - Frank Capp Juggernaut
  • 9.Whirly Bird - Frank Wess / Harry Edison Orchestra
  • 10.Boy Meets Horn - Bill Berry's L.A. Big Band
  • 11.Lemon Drop - Woody Herman Band

Product Description:

Living up to its title, this collection presents some of the classics of swing, including works from Louis Bellson, Kelly Smith, and Maynard Ferguson. The orchestras are smooth and flawless, the tempo is upbeat, and the sound evokes the ballrooms of 50 years ago. There is some filler in the mix, but overall this is a fine place to start in the exploration of mid-century jazz music. ~ Stacia Proefrock
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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 83,644
  • UPC: 013431491828
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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