Jazz Vignettes from the Hall - Episode 02 - The Swing Era
Music enthusiast Steve Gedrose explores the world of jazz from its roots to the present day.
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Uploaded: 24 Mar, 2018
Recording Date: 2 Feb, 2011
Recording Location: Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse, Yukon
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Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Program Title: Jazz Vignettes from the Hall - Episode 02 - The Swing Era
Description: For our second episode Steve is focused on “The Swing Era.” This is usually defined as the period between 1935 to 1946, when Big Bands and swing dance halls made jazz the most popular style of music in North America. You’ll hear swinging music from the big bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, William ”Count” Basie and Duke Ellington.
Host(s): Steve Gedrose
Arts and Culture > Music > JazzType: Speech/Presentation
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