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Music From The War Years: The Big Band Era (CD, Compilation)

Big Band Music from the War Years

Many of the great swing bands broke up, as the times and tastes changed. They gave a greater role to bandleaders, arrangers, and sections of instruments rather than soloists. Stardust Benny Goodman 3:25 -- How high the moon Benny Goodman 8:44 -- Seven come eleven Benny Goodman 6:36 -- Honeysuckle Rose Duke Ellington 3:24 -- Tea for two Duke Ellington 1:48 -- Autumn in New York Tommy Dorsey 3:07 -- In the mood Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:15 -- Sunrise serenade Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:14 -- Tuxedo junction Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:28 -- Swinging the blues Count Basie 3:08 -- Blue and sentimental Count Basie 4:13 -- Caledonia Woody Herman 7:18 -- After glow Woody Herman 3:16. During the next decades, ballrooms filled with people doing the and. New York: Oxford University Press.

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The Big Band Years

Big Band Music from the War Years

The Lindy Hop became popular again and young people took an interest in big band styles again. Whiteman was educated in classical music, and he called his new band's music symphonic jazz. Many arrangements contain an interlude, often similar in content to the introduction, inserted between some or all choruses. He created his band as a vehicle for his compositions. Many bands featured strong instrumentalists whose sounds dominated, such as the clarinets of Benny Goodman and , the trombone of , the trumpet of , the drums of , and the vibes of.

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Big Bands

Big Band Music from the War Years

A String of Pearls, 9. This type of music flourished through the early 1930s, although there was little mass audience for it until around 1936. Apart from the star soloists, many musicians received low wages and would abandon the tour if bookings disappeared. They incorporated elements of , , , and. Vocalists began to strike out on their own. A head arrangement is a piece of music that is formed by band members during rehearsal.

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Big band music from the war years. (Musical CD, 1994) [tinnitusarchive.org]

Big Band Music from the War Years

The division in early big bands was likely to be two or three trumpets, one or two trombones, three saxophones, and a rhythm section. The video game instructions and box are included. Turnover was frequent, and top soloists were lured by more lucrative contracts. With no market for small-group recordings made worse by a Depression-era industry reluctant to take risks , musicians such as Louis Armstrong and led their own bands, while others, like Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver, lapsed into obscurity. They danced to recordings and the radio and attended live concerts. The cover art and liner notes are included. Other methods of embellishing the form include modulations and cadential extensions.

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THE BBC BIG BAND

Big Band Music from the War Years

The methods of dance bands marked a step away from New Orleans jazz. The first chorus of an arrangement introduces the melody and is followed by choruses of development. Minimal wear on the exterior of item. Some large contemporary European jazz ensembles play mostly using the instrumentation of the big bands. In the late 1990s, there was a in the U. Bandleaders dealt with these obstacles through rigid The Grand Central Big Band.

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BBC Big Band Orchestra

Big Band Music from the War Years

Performer s : Various orchestras and leaders. The bands led by Helen Lewis, , and Roger Wolfe Kahn's band were filmed by in his sound-on-film process in 1925, in three short films which are in the film collection. The only minus: The original collection had 12 titles per disc, while this one has only 10. Examples include the , founded in 1977, and the , active in the 1990s. They experiment, then memorize the way they are going to perform the piece, without writing it on sheet music.

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Big band

Big Band Music from the War Years

Fictionalized biographical films of Glenn Miller, Gene Krupa, and Benny Goodman were made in the 1950s. Hope you enjoy it, like i am. Take the A train Duke Ellington 5:18 -- Tootie for cootie Duke Ellington 6:28 -- Ain't misbehavin' Count Basie 3:24 -- Takin' a chance on love Tommy Dorsey 2:55 -- Getting sentimental over you Tommy Dorsey 2:37 -- Boogie woogie Tommy Dorsey 2:13 -- One o'clock jump Benny Goodman 7:35 -- Stomping at the Savoy Benny Goodman 2:23 -- Let's dance Benny Goodman :42 -- Woodchopper's ball Woody Herman 4:48 -- Little brown jug Glenn Miller Orchestra 2:59 -- String of pearls Glenn Miller Orchestra 2:55 -- American patrol Glenn Miller Orchestra 3:32. Big bands maintained a presence on American television, particularly through the late-night talk show, which has historically used big bands as. Typically the most prominent shows with the earliest time slots and largest audiences have bigger bands with horn sections while those in later time slots go with smaller, leaner ensembles.

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Music from the war years : the big band era. (Musical CD, 1993) [tinnitusarchive.org]

Big Band Music from the War Years

One of the first bands to accompany the new rhythms was led by a drummer, , in San Francisco in 1916. Up until that time, it was viewed with ridicule and looked upon as a curiosity. This intermingling of sections became a defining characteristic of big bands. Other Titles: Big band era War years. Drinking and addiction were common. Other female bands were led by trumpeter , , and. Kenton pushed the boundaries of big bands by combining clashing elements and by hiring arrangers whose ideas about music conflicted.

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Big band music from the war years. (Musical CD, 1994) [tinnitusarchive.org]

Big Band Music from the War Years

. Henderson and arranger followed the template of , but as the 1920s progressed they moved away from the New Orleans format and transformed jazz. This is the music that entertained the troops during the war and maintained morale on the home front, and is exciting, warm and nostalgic. Traveling conditions and lodging were difficult, in part due to segregation in most parts of the United States, and the personnel often had to perform having had little sleep and food. Progressive bands were led by , , , , , and. The History of Jazz 2 ed.

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THE BBC BIG BAND Music From the War Years, Volume 1 reviews

Big Band Music from the War Years

Count Basie played a relaxed, propulsive swing, more of a dixieland style, a hard driving swing, and Duke Ellington's compositions were varied and sophisticated. She led her Swingphony while playing marimba. In the 1940s, 's band and 's band used up to five trumpets, four trombones three , one , five saxophones two , two , one , and a rhythm section. Many bands suffered from the loss of personnel and quality declined at home during the war years. Simon, The Big Bands, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1967, Library of Congress no. As jazz was expanded during the 1950s through the 1970s, the Basie and Ellington bands were still around, as were bands led by , , , , , , and. Many bands toured the country in grueling one-night stands.

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