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Yanow, Scott
Swing (Music) - History and criticism.; Criticism, interpretation, etc.; Discography.
"From the classic 1930s sound through today's Retro-Swing movement, this guide covers every era of Swing. It profiles over 500 band leaders, players, vocalists, sidemen, and composers. You get anecdotal biographies and classic photos, as well as reviews and ratings of recordings that make (or don't make) the cut, essays on Swing's evolution and the current scene offer an historical perspective. Plus - you'll discover Swing in the movies, hard-to-find-recordings, books, and more."--BOOK JACKET
Read associated articles: Andy Iona, Arnold Fishkind, Buck Clayton, Howard Alden, Lavay Smith, Lee Press-on and the Nails, Lionel Hampton, Roy Campbell, Jr., Royal Crown Revue, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Swing music, Tomasz Stańko
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