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Swing: The Best Musicians and Recordings Scott Yanow

Swing: The Best Musicians and Recordings

Scott Yanow

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ISBN : 0073999875232
Paperback
520 pages
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(Book). Written by one of jazz journalisms best and most knowledgeable critics, this book explores the full swing spectrum from its origins in the 1920s through its current retro resurgence. Features intriguing capsule biographies of 400 of the bestMore(Book). Written by one of jazz journalisms best and most knowledgeable critics, this book explores the full swing spectrum from its origins in the 1920s through its current retro resurgence. Features intriguing capsule biographies of 400 of the best musicians, from classic artists like Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to retro swingers such as the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, with each artists most notable CDs reviewed and rated, plus info on film appearances, books, and hard-to-find recordings. Includes insightful essays that explore this musics cultural impact, fun photos and swing memorabilia.