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Old 08-14-2012, 11:41 PM   #21 (permalink)
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The big band jazz is mostly from the 1930s - 1940s. Some of my favorites are Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and Glenn Miller.
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:36 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Duke Ellington and Count Basie wrote some great big band tunes in the 1930s. Thad Jones is also one of my favourites, but his music is a bit later in the 20th century
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Old 09-14-2012, 08:24 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Dizzy Gillespie & Buddy Rich are both brilliant big banders.
Dizzy Gillespie is really a must hear for any jazz nut. He has some crazily complex melodies.
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:15 PM   #24 (permalink)
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I would highly recommend Glen Miller, probably one of my favorite big band jazz artists.
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