Best of the Big Bands: Evolution of a Band

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The majority of Glenn Miller's early recordings as a bandleader are included on this CD which is subtitled "Evolution of a Band." Miller heads a studio group which includes trumpeter Bunny Berigan on two numbers from 1935 why weren't all four from that date included? and on three complete sessions from 1937-38; if the liner notes are to be believed the final four performances are previously unissued alternate takes. All of the selections from 1937-38 are taken from a period when Miller was struggling to find his sound and, even by the time of "Dippermouth Blues" from May 23, 1938, he had not found it yet. But although these recordings are not that distinctive, there are ...
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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The majority of Glenn Miller's early recordings as a bandleader are included on this CD which is subtitled "Evolution of a Band." Miller heads a studio group which includes trumpeter Bunny Berigan on two numbers from 1935 why weren't all four from that date included? and on three complete sessions from 1937-38; if the liner notes are to be believed the final four performances are previously unissued alternate takes. All of the selections from 1937-38 are taken from a period when Miller was struggling to find his sound and, even by the time of "Dippermouth Blues" from May 23, 1938, he had not found it yet. But although these recordings are not that distinctive, there are some good moments; the vocals by Kathleen Lane and Gail Reese are excellent.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/19/1992
  • Label: Sony
  • UPC: 074644883121
  • Catalog Number: 48831

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Glenn Miller Primary Artist, Trombone, Leader, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Bandleader
Bunny Berigan Trumpet
Charlie Spivak Trumpet
Claude Thornhill Piano
Ray Bauduc Drums
Irving Fazola Clarinet, Saxophone
Jack Jenney Trombone
Hal McIntyre Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Johnny Mince Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Ray Eberle Vocals
George Siravo Alto Saxophone
Tex Beneke Tenor Saxophone
Harry Bluestone Violin
Roland Bundock Bass
Jerry Jerome Tenor Saxophone
J.C. MacGregor Piano, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part
Carmen Mastren Guitar
Eddie Miller Tenor Saxophone
Wilbur Schwartz Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Bob Smith Trombone
Harry Waller Viola
Doc Cenardo Drums
Sol Kane Tenor Saxophone
Delmar Kaplan Bass
Smith Ballew Vocals
Johnny Austin Trumpet
Bill Schumann Cello
Stanley Aronson Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Bob Jenney Trombone
Gasparre Rabito Trumpet
Tony Viola Alto Saxophone
Jesse Ralph Trombone
Bob Spangler Drums
Robert Price Trumpet
Tweet Peterson Trumpet
Carl Biesacker Tenor Saxophone
Ardell Garretson Trumpet
Bill Peyser Guitar
Larry Hall Guitar
Technical Credits
J.C. MacGregor Composer
Glenn Miller Arranger, Composer
Dick Sudhalter Liner Notes
Smith Ballew Director
John Scott Trotter Director
Chummy MacGregor Composer
Tweet Peterson Contributor
Sam Coslow Composer
Richard A. Whiting Composer
Ange Lorenzo Composer
Joseph Reed Alden Composer
Raymond B. Egan Composer
Barry Trivers Composer
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