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The Swing Era free pdf Taking up where the volume "Early Jazz" left off, this second volume of Gunther Schuller's history of jazz considers the swing era - the age of dance bands and radio shows. Tracing the origins of swing and its effects on American musical and social life, he assesses the distinctive sounds of great bandleaders like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Duke Ellington and Woody Herman, instrumentalists such as Art Tatum, Cab Calloway and Pee Wee Russell, and such vocalists as Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee.

About Gunther Schuller

Prominent American composer, horn-player, and writer on music.

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Author : Gunther Schuller
Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
Data Published : 19 March 1992
ISBN : 0195071409
EAN : 9780195071405
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 944 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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