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Various - The Great Big Bands FLAC album


Performer: Various
Genre: Jazz
Title: The Great Big Bands
Country: Canada
Released: 1992
Style: Big Band
FLAC version ZIP size: 1519 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1951 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1169 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 372
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A big band is a type of musical ensemble that usually consists of ten or more musicians with four sections: saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section. Big bands originated during the early 1910s and dominated jazz in the early 1940s when swing was most popular. The term "big band" is also used to describe a genre of music. One problem with this usage is that it overlooks the variety of music played by these bands.

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Big band music" as a concept for music fans is identified most with the swing era, although there were large, jazz-oriented dance bands before the swing era of the 1930s and '40s, and large jazz-oriented concert bands after the swing era. Classification difficulties occur when stores shelve recordings by all large jazz ensembles as though it were a single style, despite the shifting harmonic and rhythmic approaches employed by new ensembles of similar instrumentation that have formed since the swing era. By lumping the music of all large jazz bands together, marketers overlook.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Harry James And His Orchestra Trumpet Blues (And Cantabile)
A2 Clyde McCoy And His Orchestra Sugar Blues
A3 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra Ain't She Sweet
A4 Gene Krupa And His Orchestra Yesterdays
Featuring – Charlie Ventura
A5 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Moonlight In Vermont
B1 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* I Can't Get Started
B2 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Let's Dance
B3 Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey* I Should Care
B4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Take The "A" Train
B5 Woody Herman And His Orchestra Woodchopper's Ball

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Columbia Records

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 7989 - 10263 - 4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 079891026345

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
ESP 1400 Various The Great Big Bands ‎(LP, Comp) Columbia Special Products ESP 1400 Canada 1974
A10263 Various The Great Big Bands ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Sony Music Special Products A10263 US 1992
BT 10263, CT 10263 Various The Great Big Bands ‎(Cass, Comp) Columbia Special Products, Columbia Special Products BT 10263, CT 10263 US Unknown
CSS 1506 Various The Great Big Bands ‎(LP, Comp) Columbia Special Products CSS 1506 US Unknown
CSS 1506 Various The Great Big Bands ‎(LP, Comp) Columbia Special Products CSS 1506 US Unknown