Big Band Leaders

1996 American Music Series - Big Band Leaders
1996-USA

Count Basie

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Notables:

  • American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader and composer

Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey

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Notables:

  • Known as the Dorsey Brothers

Glenn Miller

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Notables:

  • American big band musician, arranger, composer and bandleader
  • “In the Mood”
  • “Moonlight Serenade”
  • “Pennsylvania 6-5000”
  • “Chattanooga Choo Choo”
  • “A String of Pearls”
  • “At Last”

Benny Goodman

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Notables:

  • American jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader
  • Known as the “King of Swing”
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