Best of Swing [Disky]

Best of Swing [Disky]

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Overview

Best of Swing [Disky]

A three-CD box set that rounds up 68 classic recordings from jazz's most popular period. Both big hits and rarities are aboard from Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Glenn Miller, Bunny Berigan, Gene Krupa, Harry James, the Dorsey Brothers, and Woody Herman. Along with the big names are also important tracks from Charlie Barnet, Bob Crosby, Chick Webb, Erskine Hawkins, Andy Kirk, Lucky Millinder, Earl "Fatha" Hines, Stan Kenton, Fletcher Henderson, and the Casa Loma Orchestra. A great little set with good sound at a nice price.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/04/2000
Label: EMPIRE TRIPLES
UPC: 0793515597225
catalogNumber: 85972

Album Credits

Performance Credits

June Christy   Track Performer
Doris Day   Track Performer
Peggy Lee   Track Performer
Charlie Barnet   Track Performer
Bunny Berigan   Track Performer
Brown   Track Performer
Cab Calloway   Track Performer
Charlie Christian   Track Performer
Roy Eldridge   Track Performer
Ella Fitzgerald   Track Performer
Benny Goodman   Track Performer
Lionel Hampton   Track Performer
Erskine Hawkins   Track Performer
Woody Herman   Track Performer
Harry James   Track Performer
Stan Kenton   Track Performer
Andy Kirk   Track Performer
Gene Krupa   Track Performer
Jimmie Lunceford   Track Performer
Lucky Millinder   Track Performer
Jimmy Rushing   Track Performer
Artie Shaw   Track Performer
Ray Bauduc   Track Performer
Bob Haggart   Track Performer
Joya Sherrill   Track Performer
Chick Webb   Track Performer
Helen Forrest   Track Performer
Helen O'Connell   Track Performer
Dick Haymes   Track Performer
Kitty Kallen   Track Performer
Anita O'Day   Track Performer
Trummy Young   Track Performer
Jimmy Dorsey   Track Performer
Duke Ellington   Track Performer
Fletcher Henderson   Track Performer
Marion Hutton   Track Performer
Glenn Miller   Track Performer
Casa Loma Orchestra   Track Performer
Irene Daye   Track Performer
Bob Eberly   Track Performer
Paula Kelly   Track Performer
Artie Shaw & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Bob Crosby & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Chick Webb & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Count Basie Orchestra   Track Performer
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Earl Hines & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Erskine Hawkins & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Gene Krupa & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Glenn Miller Orchestra   Track Performer
Harry James & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Brown & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Woody Herman & His Orchestra   Track Performer
Sentimentalists   Track Performer
Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joy   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Billy Eckstine   Composer
Ella Fitzgerald   Composer
Benny Goodman   Composer
Lionel Hampton   Composer
Artie Shaw   Composer
Van Alexander   Composer
Teddy McRae   Composer
Gerald Valentine   Composer
Alberto Dominguez   Composer
Sydney Robin   Composer
Leonard Whitcup   Composer
Arsis   Cover Photo
Frank W. Meacham   Composer
Robert Wright   Composer

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