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50 Big Band Classics [Box set]

Various Artists Audio CD
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Product details

  • Audio CD (26 Feb 2008)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Spectrum Audio
  • ASIN: B0000087J6
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 19,654 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Disc: 1
1. Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
2. In The Mood - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
3. Tuxedo Junction - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
4. American Patrol - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
5. One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie & His Orchestra
6. Blue And Sentimental - Count Basie & His Orchestra
7. Jumpin' At The Woodside - Count Basie & His Orchestra
8. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie - Count Basie & His Orchestra
9. I Can't Get Started - Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra
10. Jazz Me Blues - Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra
See all 24 tracks on this disc
Disc: 2
1. Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
2. Come On With The "Come On" - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
3. Jonah Joins The Cab - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
4. King Porter Stomp - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
5. Don't Be That Way - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
6. Big John's Special - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
7. Clarinet A La King - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
8. A String Of Pearls - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
9. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
10. Melody In F - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
See all 25 tracks on this disc

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23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
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Well I thought my memory for bid band and swing music was pretty good but after listening to the numbers featured on this CD I woke up to what I had missed out on until now. The digital enhancement of these tracks is out of this world in my opinion.It is a must for all people who either collect or perhaps play in a big band because everything there is as it should be remembered in a class of its own!
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars don't forget jazz 6 Jan 2010
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Youngsters today don't really know about jazz. R&B sprang from jazz in the 1950s. Both music forms continued but jazz faded away since about 1990.
Many artists are making a fortune e.g. Michael Buble from recycling past classics.
Get these instead, the superior originals!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Old Age 2 Mar 2013
By les o
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I led a sheltered early life with Mr Anderson. On returning to the surface I was greeted by the Duke,and The Count, and the King ,and various other minor royalties.This had the effect. in later life, of my wishing to renew my aquaintance with these eminent gentlemen. A desire satisfied by purchasing this compilation that gives excellent coverage of the era.My Jiving has improved immesurably, indeed an excellent purchase!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A must for all Big Band fans. 12 July 2014
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Outstanding, buy this CD today!
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5.0 out of 5 stars WW2 Nostalgia 27 Feb 2014
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all the popular renditions of the era, -I could not have recalled tracks individually, but somehow my parents music was in me, as it sounds so familiar -a bonus as I am now resurrecting my rusty ballroom faves! GOOD NEWS -AMAZON STOCKS PLENTY MORE
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3.0 out of 5 stars low sound 1 Feb 2014
By TC
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poor sound reproduction but generally a good mixture of tune but have to have volume up more than normal t
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