Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicBlues · 1 decade ago

Favorite musicians of the 1930's?

I want to listen to music from the 1930's. Any suggestions on what musician/band/composer I can listen to?

6 Answers

  • Shane
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Billie Holliday

    George Gershwin

    Duke Ellington

    Benny Carter

    Django Reinhardt

    Charlie Parker

    Coleman Hawkins

    Jack Teagarden

    Art Tatum

    Fats Waller

    Jimmy Rodgers

    Big Joe Williams

    Cab Calloway

    Robert Johnson

    Cole Porter

    Johnny Hodges

    Sidney Bechet

    Dizzy Gillespie

    Dickie Wells

    Tommy Dorsey

    Jimmy Dorsey

    Count Basie

    Benny Goodman


    Glenn Miller

    Eddie Duchin

    Ray Noble

    Sonny Boy Williamson

    Louis Armstrong

    Leo Reisman

    Kate Smith

    Larry Clinton

    The Carter Family

    Rudy Valee

    Guy Lombardo

    Paul Whiteman

    Artie Shaw

    Ozzie Nelson

    Chick Webb

    Helen Forrest

    Bunny Berigan

  • J I H
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Benny Goodman

    Artie Shaw

    Harry James

  • 1 decade ago

    Old Blues man Lazy Lester and my fav. song Nothin But the devil. Not sure if it was the 30's but certainly no earlier than 1942. You can find it on i-tunes for a sample. Blues the way it was meant to be, a heroine addict and a string guitar wailing into a tin can for 20 bucks a recording.

  • 1 decade ago

    If I was to suggest just one artist it would have to be Duke Ellington. He created his own musical universe. Certainly the most influential composer of the 1930's, possibly the whole of the 20th century.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Ella Fitzgerald. She is considered a 30's classic.

  • Lucy
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Stéphane Grappeli often played with Django Reinhardt, but I noticed he wasn't on the list. If you like a swingin' violin you should give him a listen.

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