? asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicJazz · 10 years ago

Swing music recommendations?

I'm reaaaaally addicted to swing music! I love the classics, like Sinatra and Goodman, but I need mooooore. Songs, people in general, anything you can think of!

I really love stuff from the 20s/30s, and I love just instrumental music as well, so don't worry if there are no lyrics! (:

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  • 10 years ago
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    Count Basie

    Duke Ellington

    Benny Goodman

    Glenn Miller

    Quincy Jones

    Gene Krupa

    Ella Fitzgerald

    Billy Holiday

    Louis Armstong

    Buddy Rich

    Fats Waller

    Artie Shaw

    Les Brown

    Fletcher Henderson

    Art Tatum

    Coleman Hawkins

    Jonny Hodges

    Lester Young

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  • STAN V
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    10 years ago

    Try a few of my favourite records :-

    The Big Band Sound Of Gene Krupa rec NYC Feb '56 on Verve 2317 078 mono.

    Stan Kenton Today rec Croydon '73 on Decca DKL 3/1 3/2

    Monk Big Band And Quartet rec '63 on CBS 62248

    Jackie McLean Jacknife rec '65/66 on Blue Note Reissue Series Bn-LA457-H2

    Clifford Brown/Max Roach Live At The Bee Hive rec Nov 7th '55

    Mingus At Monterey rec ? on America 001-002

    Source(s): My collection.
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  • 10 years ago

    Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Jimmy Lunceford.

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  • 10 years ago

    Count Basie was the essence of swing .

    April in Paris , Corner Pocket , Jumping at the Woodside , Shiny Stockings .

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