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Talking Swing: The British Big Bands

Sheila Tracy - Music - 2011 - 288 pages
From Palace to Palais, the musicians who played in the big bands tell their own stories, bringing to life an unforgettable era. Pre-war reminiscences give an insight into a ...
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Nostalgia Is What It Was

Bob Cusack - Music - 2005 - 232 pages
A nostalgic look at the decades; its music and the memories; as seen by veteran broadcaster Bob Cusack, who lived and worked through it all! A delightful trip down memory lane ...
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The Later Swing Era, 1942 to 1955

Lawrence McClellan - Music - 2004 - 382 pages
Presents a history and critique of Swing music from the World War II years up to the post-World War II era, including such musicians as Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Stan ...
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Swing, Swing, Swing: The Life & Times of Benny Goodman

Ross Firestone - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 522 pages
Before Elvis and rock & roll, Benny Goodman--the King of Swing--ruled American popular music. In this intimate biography, Firestone illuminates Goodman's enormous impact on ...
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Will Friedwald - Music - 2010 - 832 pages
Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most ...
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Drummin' Men : The Heartbeat of Jazz The Swing Years: The Heartbeat of Jazz ...

Burt Korall - Music - 2002 - 400 pages
In the 1930s swing music was everywhere--on radio, recordings, and in the great ballrooms, hotels, theatres, and clubs. Perhaps at no other time were drummers more central to ...
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