I would like to explore the world of (classic) big band swing music. What LPs, 45s, or artists would you recommend for a newb? [more inside]
Where can my girlfriend and I go see Glenn Miller play live? [more inside]
Looking for electronica/dubstep that sounds similar to classic burlesque. [more inside]
Help me get into (and navigate) the world of Jazz. [more inside]
Okay what is the name of the kind of swing music where the band does call and response with the singer? Not the backup singers. The horn section. [more inside]
What's this famous jazz/big band/swing dancing song? [more inside]
i'm looking for the lyrics to an old big band number 'farewell blues' that always seems to be recorded as an instrumental. [more inside]
SongFilter: Sad love song, big band era. [more inside]
Big band music is like the speed metal of jazz. But I'm more into the stripped down sound of "normal" jazz bands, that would have maybe one trumpet, one clarinet, etc... Could anyone recommend some intense big band music that's crammed into a "little band" format?
What's the name of the big band tune playing in "White Heat" during the scene about halfway through when Big Ed and Verna are discussing their options in the hideout?