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Various - Big Bands Of The Swinging Years download album
Country Blues, Big Band, Swing, Cool Jazz
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    Big Bands Of The Swinging Years
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Audio CD, August 30, 1994. 8. Margie - Jimmy Lunceford/Trummy Young. 9. I'm Just Wild About Harry - Jimmy Dorsey. 10. Pompton Turnpike - Va-Big Bands Of The Swinging Years. Audio CD (August 30, 1994). Number of Discs: 1. Label: Collectables.

The Big 18 was an all star big band that pays tribute to the swinging big bands of the thirties. The original idea came from Fred Reynolds, musical director of RCA Victor at the end of the fifties. Swingtime in the Rockies 4:04. 0,65 € Album only In your cart. 02. Easy Does It 5:16.

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Big band swing remained popular during the war years, but the resources required to support it became problematic. Wartime restriction on travel, coupled with rising expenses, curtailed road touring. Ability to adapt performing styles to various situations was an essential skill among these bands-for-hire, with a somewhat sedated version of swing in common use for backing up vocalists. The resurgent commercial success of Frank Sinatra with a mildly swinging backup during the mid-1950s solidified the trend. The Stan Kenton and Woody Herman bands maintained their popularity during lean years of the late 1940s and beyond, making their mark with innovative arrangements and high-level jazz soloists (Shorty Rogers, Art Pepper, Kai Winding, Stan Getz, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Serge Chaloff, Gene Ammons, Sal Nistico).

The Swinging Blue Jeans were near the top of Liverpool's rock & roll bands, although Americans who've only heard their Top 30 version of "Hippy Hippy Shake" (utterly unrepresentative of their sound or range) might wonder at that statement. This album provides the evidence - ironically, with a little better choice of material, it would rate very close behind the With the Beatles LP as a fresh and brilliant piece of music-making, and even as it stands, it's not too far behind. The Beatles knew that with a little care, they could be both - and based on the evidence on this album, the Swinging Blue Jeans were of the same mind and had the talent to pull it off. Blue Jeans a' Swinging features punchy, crunchy rhythm guitar, jangling lead guitar, some pretty raw singing by all four bandmembers alternating with decent harmonizing.

Tracklist

Woody Herman Woodchoppers Ball 4:29
Artie Shaw Begin The Beguine 3:15
Benny Goodman Let's Dance 2:12
Duke Ellington Magenta Haze 3:00
Charlie Barnet Cherokee 7:00
Louis Armstrong When The Saints Go Marching In 3:09
Jimmy Dorsey So Rare 2:34
Count Basie One O'clock Jump 4:18
Tommy Dorsey Opus No. 1 3:10
Chirk Mebb, Ella Fitzgerald Oh Johnny 4:15
Woody Herman Bijou 3:25
Artie Shaw Night And Day 2:45
Chick Webb Tain't What You Do 2:51
Jimmy Dorsey Tiger Rag 2:45
Louis Armstrong Jeepers Creepers 2:42
Charlie Barnet Harlem Nocturne 3:00
Duke Ellington Take The "A" Train 4:00
Count Basie Flat Foot Floogie 4:22
Russ Morgan Does Your Heart Beat For Me 3:45
Tony Pastor Frenesi 3:04
Woody Herman Northwest Passage 3:00
Artie Shaw, Kitty Kallen My Heart Belongs To Daddy 3:04
Chick Webb, Ella Fitzgerald I Want The Waiter With The Water 3:05
Jimmy Dorsey St. Louis Blues 3:08
Louis Armstrong Old Rocking Chair 3:17
Charlie Barnet Skyliner 3:17
Duke Ellington Sophisticated Lady 3:25
Count Basie, Billie Holiday They Can't Take That Away From Me 3:27
Russ Morgan Linger A While 2:17
Tony Pastor, Jack Teagarden Summit Ridge Drive 5:40
Woody Herman Caldonia 2:52
Jimmie Lunceford, Trummy Young Margie 2:57
Artie Shaw, Mel Tormé and The Mel-Tones What Is This Thing Called Love 2:57
Jimmy Dorsey I'm Just Wild About Harry 2:45
Louis Armstrong Mame 2:19
Charlie Barnet Pompton Turnpike 2:10
Duke Ellington Sultry Sunset 3:08
Count Basie The Count Steps In 2:40
Russ Morgan So Tired 3:40
Duke Ellington Ain't Misbehavin' 2:51

Versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
M-56761 Various Big Bands Of The Swinging Years ‎(4xLP, Comp) Murray Hill Records M-56761 US Unknown
J-4459 Various Big Bands Of The Swinging Years ‎(4xLP, Comp) Murray Hill Records J-4459 US 1971
C55124/4 Various Big Bands Of The Swinging Years ‎(4xCass, Comp) Murray Hill Records C55124/4 US Unknown