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What big band swing LPs, 45s, or artists would you recommend for a newb?

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]
posted by missed on Dec 9, 2012 - 14 answers

Where can my girlfriend and I go see Glenn Miller play live?

Where can my girlfriend and I go see Glenn Miller play live? [more inside]
posted by John Kenneth Fisher on Aug 11, 2012 - 12 answers

Electronica/dubstep that sounds similar to classic burlesque

Looking for electronica/dubstep that sounds similar to classic burlesque. [more inside]
posted by kyrademon on Feb 16, 2011 - 6 answers

Teach me about Jazz!

Help me get into (and navigate) the world of Jazz. [more inside]
posted by wander on Nov 16, 2010 - 24 answers

When all the guys join in singing...only they're yelling it from the back of the band

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]
posted by rileyray3000 on Dec 14, 2009 - 10 answers

A quickie for all you hepcats out there...

What's this famous jazz/big band/swing dancing song? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Aug 7, 2008 - 8 answers

please help me say farewell...

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]
posted by noloveforned on Mar 4, 2008 - 1 answer

Not the Pretenders, either

SongFilter: Sad love song, big band era. [more inside]
posted by dhartung on Jun 17, 2007 - 4 answers

Little Big Band Music

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?
posted by parallax7d on Aug 26, 2006 - 12 answers

Name that tune in "White Heat"

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?
posted by keswick on May 5, 2006 - 6 answers

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