Kyle asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicJazz · 1 decade ago

what is some good jazz from back then?

some big band jazz swing jam bands?

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  • zynjen
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    **** check out these jazz artists and bands:

    Ace and the Ragers, (1993–2001)

    Art Tatum, (1909–1956)

    Artie Shaw, (1910–2004)

    Ben Webster (1909–1973)

    Benny Carter, (1907–2003)

    Benny Goodman's Orchestra

    Billie Holiday, (1915–1959)

    Buck Clayton, (1911–1991)

    Bunny Berigan, (1908–1942)

    Cab Calloway, (1907–1994)

    Charlie Barnet, (1913–1991)

    Charlie Christian, (1918–1942)

    Chick Webb, (1905–1939)

    Leon "Chu" Berry, (1908–1941)

    Coleman Hawkins, (1904–1969)

    Count Basie, (1904–1984)

    Cozy Cole, (1909–1981)

    Don Byas, (1912–1972)

    Don Redman, (1900–1964)

    Django Reinhardt, (1910–1953)

    Duke Ellington, (1899–1974)

    Earl Hines, (1903–1983)

    Ella Fitzgerald, (1917–1996)

    Fletcher Henderson, (1897–1952)

    Ilse Huizinga, (1966-)

    Freddie Green, (1911–1987)

    Gene Krupa, (1909–1973)

    George Duvivier

    George Paxton

    Glenn Miller, (1904–1944)

    Hank Jones, (1918-)

    Harry James, (1916–1983)

    Illinois Jacquet, (1922–2004)

    J.C. Heard, (1911–1985)

    Jack Teagarden, (1905–1964)

    Jean Goldkette, (1893–1962)

    Jimmy Dorsey, (1904–1957)

    Jimmy Rushing, (1902–1972)

    Jive Deluxe

    Jo Jones, (1911–1985)

    Johnny Hodges, (1906–1970)

    Lester Young, (1909–1959)

    Lionel Hampton, (1908–2002)

    Louie Bellson

    Louis Armstrong, (1901–1971)

    Milt Hinton, (1910–2000)

    Nat King Cole, (1917–1965)

    Phil Harris, (1904–19950

    Roy Eldridge, (1911–1989)

    Sammy Kaye, (1910–1987)

    Slim Gaillard

    Sonny Greer

    Stéphane Grappelli, (1908–1997)

    Sweets Edison, (1915–1999)

    Teddy Wilson, (1912–1986)

    Tommy Dorsey, (1905–1956)

    Woody Herman, (1913–1987)

    Buddy Rich, (1912–1987)

    The Squadronaires

    Doc Severinsen

    Cliff Townshend, (1917–1986)

    Midge Williams, (1915–1952)

    Andy Kirk, (1898–1992)

    Bix Beiderbecke, (1903–1931)

    Buster Bailey, (1902–1967)

    Les Brown, (1912–2001)

    Chick Webb & His Orchestra

    Count Basie, (1904–1984)

    Duke Ellington, (1899–1974)

    Eddie Lang, (1902–1933)

    George Paxton and His Orchestra

    Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra

    Joe Venuti, (1903–1978)

    Lionel Hampton, (1908–2002)

    Ray Anthony, (1922-)

    Teddy Wilson, (1912–1986)

    Xavier Cugat, (1900–1990)

    Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra

    Guataca and Chico Freeman

    Kelli Grant, Kelli Grant, the Queen of Swing™ & the Swing Kings

    Asleep at the Wheel

    Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys

    Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

    Commander Cody & the Lost Planet Airmen

    Chubby Wise

    Cliff Bruner

    Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks

    Don McCalister Jr.

    Hank Penny

    Hank Thompson, (1925-)

    Hot Club of Cowtown

    Hugh & Carl Farr

    Jimmy Day

    Jimmy Heap

    Joe & Eddie

    Johnnie Lee Wills

    Leon Mcauliffe & His Western Swing Band

    Light Crust Doughboys

    Merle Haggard & the Strangers

    Milton Brown, (1903–1936)

    Moon Mullican, (1909–1967)

    Pee Wee King, (1914–2000)

    Riders in the Sky

    Sid King

    Spade Cooley, (1910–1969)

    Tex Williams, (1917–1985)

    Tommy Allsup, (1931-)

    Tommy Duncan

    Kelli Grant, Kelli Grant, the Queen of Swing™ & the Swing Kings

    ***enjoy!!!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Cab Calloway and His Orchestra

    Kay Kyser

    Chico Marx Orchestra

  • 1 decade ago

    Dance Dance Dance - Glenn Miller

    Anything by the Count Basie Orchestra, or

    Duke Ellington's Orchestra or

    Charles Mingus' Orchestra.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Benny Goodman

    Ted Heath

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Harry James

    Les Brown

    Artie Shaw

  • 1 decade ago

    In the mood - benny goodman

    it was a big hit

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    glenn miller, duke ellington count basie, tommy dorsey are a few that swung in the 30's and 40's.

  • 1 decade ago

    duke ellington

    count basie

    billie holiday

    louis armstrong

  • 1 decade ago

    luis armstrong

  • 1 decade ago

    billy holiday

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