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The Big Sound

sat 23 oct 2021 17:00 

Big bands and large jazz ensembles.

The presence of strings in big band jazz is a rather uncommon one. Yet they played a larger role in early jazz music and during the war years there was a revival with Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw and Gene Krupa, who all added string sections to the horns.

01 Holiday For Strings — Glenn Miller
02 Down Home Rag — James Europe
03 The Japanese Sandman — Paul Whiteman
04 Mama’s Gone, Goodbye — Armand J. Piron
05 Stockholm Stomp — Jack Pettis
06 Jig In G (Beautiful Stomp) — Emilio Caceres
07 Smoke Rings — Stéphane Grappelli
08 I Used To Be Above Love — Artie Shaw
09 Evensong — Artie Shaw
10 Be Careful It’s My Heart — Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra
11 Midriff — Tommy Dorsey
12 Futurama — Gene Krupa
13 Caravan — Duke Ellington
14 (What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue — Earl Hines
15 City Of Glass: Entrance Into The City — Stan Kenton
16 Moanin’/Fables Of Faubus – Metropole Orkest

 

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