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The debut title in Miller Freeman's new "Third Ear" series ("designed to offer fresh perspectives on the breadth and depth of rich music genres"), this work encompasses the golden era of Swing (1935 ... Read full review
Since the one "review" was written by a disgruntled musician and is full of nonsense, I thought that I should balance it out. Swing was the first book that I wrote by myself (it followed the 3rd edition of the All Music Guide). I cover not just the great bands of the swing era and its top soloists but the major swing players from later eras. Also, Swing was the first mainstream publication to cover the Retro Swing movement of the 1990s since that is a logical extension of the swing era. It was fun to write and I hope that readers enjoy it.