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American big bands

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Hal Leonard , Milwaukee, WI
Big bands -- United States., Jazz musicians -- United St


United St

StatementWilliam F. Lee.
LC ClassificationsML3518 .L44 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3414015M
ISBN 100634080547
LC Control Number2005030166

This is a wonderful reference for any music lover. The timelines give the stories of the musicians a new dimension. With the decline of 'classic' big bands, the sections on the 60s through the 90s don't have as much information, but they do discuss 'ghost bands' and the future of big bands/5(10).

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Each entry contains the band name, its leader, essential personnel, the years it existed, tops hits, and a brief description of the s: 1. Here at the home of the world’s most famous Big Bands, we specialize in the music of the Big Band era, CD products of the swinging Big Bands, retro memorabilia, trivia, fashion styles of the Big Band era, as well as itineraries, lounges and clubs where they’re appearing, for the name Big Bands who still appear around America and the world.

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American big bands by Lee, William F. Publication date Topics Big bands, Jazz musicians Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by AltheaB on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages: While the Big Band Era suggests that big bands flourished for a short period, they have been a part of jazz music since their emergence in the s when white concert bands adopted the rhythms and musical forms of small African-American jazz combos.

While their place in popular culture dimmed greatly since their heyday in WWII, modern big band has made a resurgence, with the Roy Hargrove Big.

A big band is a type of musical ensemble of jazz music that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm bands originated during the early s and dominated jazz in the early s when swing was most popular.

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The term "big band" is also used to describe a genre of music, although this was not the only style of music Derivative forms: Swing, progressive jazz, Kansas City.

(Book). This ultimate guide to big bands includes hundreds of entries spanning the history of this American musical style. Each entry contains the band name, its leader, essential personnel, the years it existed, tops hits, and a brief description of the band.

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The rise of big bands in the s brought jazz music into the mainstream of American life. Jazz was mostly the creation of African Americans. In the s, there were great African American big bands such as the Roseland Ballroom Orchestra, led by Fletcher Henderson (–), and the Duke Ellington (–) Orchestra.

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"Big band music" as a concept for music fans is identified most with the swing era, although there were large, jazz-oriented dance bands before the swing era of the s and '40s, and large jazz-oriented concert bands after the swing era.

Town bands continued to flourish through the 20th century; composers and band directors like John Philip Sousa helped promote band music.

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