The Big Band Reader

The Big Band Reader

by William E Studwell, Mark Baldin



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789009142
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

The Better-Known Swing Bands
Artie Shaw3
Begin the Beguine3
Summit Ridge Drive6
Benny Goodman7
And the Angels Sing7
Let's Dance9
Sing, Sing, Sing13
Billy Eckstine15
Prisoner of Love15
Without a Song16
Bob Crosby17
Day In--Day Out17
In a Little Gypsy Tea Room19
Bunny Berigan21
I Can't Get Started21
When Yuba Plays the Rumba on His Tuba23
Cab Calloway25
Jumpin' Jive25
Minnie the Moocher27
Charlie Barnet29
Charlie Spivak33
My Devotion34
Chick Webb35
A-Tisket A-Tasket35
Stompin' at the Savoy36
Claude Thornhill39
Loch Lomond39
Clyde McCoy43
Sugar Blues43
Count Basie45
Blue and Sentimental45
One O'Clock Jump47
Open the Door, Richard48
The Dorsey Brothers51
Chasing Shadows51
Lost in a Fog53
When I Take My Sugar to Tea54
Duke Ellington55
Don't Get Around Much Anymore55
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing57
Satin Doll59
Take the "A" Train60
Erskine Hawkins61
Tuxedo Junction61
Frankie Carle63
Oh What It Seemed to Be63
Rumors Are Flying64
Gene Krupa65
Boogie Blues65
Let Me Off Uptown67
Glen Gray69
Blue Moon69
Smoke Rings71
Glenn Miller73
Chattanooga Choo Choo73
In the Mood75
Little Brown Jug77
Moonlight Serenade78
Harry James81
I've Heard That Song Before83
Sleepy Lagoon84
You Made Me Love You85
Henry Busse87
Hot Lips87
Jan Savitt89
Make Believe Island89
720 in the Books91
Jimmie Lunceford93
The Organ Grinder's Swing93
Rhythm Is Our Business95
Jimmy Dorsey97
Besame Mucho97
So Rare100
John Kirby103
Bounce of the Sugar Plum Fairy103
Larry Clinton107
Deep Purple107
My Reverie109
Les Brown111
Joltin' Joe DiMaggio111
Sentimental Journey113
Lionel Hampton115
After You've Gone115
Flying Home117
Ray Anthony119
At Last119
The Bunny Hop121
Russ Morgan123
Pocketful of Dreams123
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You125
Si Zentner127
Lazy River127
Stan Kenton129
Artistry in Rhythm129
City of Glass131
Ted Heath135
Listen to My Music135
That Lovely Weekend137
Ted Weems139
Somebody Stole My Gal141
Teddy Wilson143
You Can't Stop Me from Dreaming143
Tommy Dorsey145
I'll Never Smile Again145
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You147
Opus One150
Will Bradley151
Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar151
High on a Windy Hill153
Woody Herman155
Early Autumn157
Woodchopper's Ball158
The Sweet Bands
Ben Bernie161
Au Revoir, Pleasant Dreams161
Sweet Georgia Brown163
Dick Jurgens165
Eddy Duchin167
I Won't Dance167
My Twilight Dream169
Freddy Martin171
I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Cocoanuts171
Tonight We Love173
Guy Lombardo175
Hal Kemp179
Got a Date with an Angel179
Horace Heidt181
Deep in the Heart of Texas181
I'll Love You in My Dreams183
Isham Jones185
I'll See You in My Dreams185
Wabash Blues187
Jan Garber189
A Melody from the Sky189
You're Breaking My Heart191
Kay Kyser193
Three Little Fishes193
Lawrence Welk195
Don't Sweetheart Me195
Leo Reisman197
The Continental197
Paul Whiteman201
Wonderful One203
Sammy Kaye205
Harbor Lights207
Shep Fields209
Did I Remember?209
Wayne King211
Beautiful Love211
The Waltz You Saved for Me213
Xavier Cugat215
The Breeze and I217
Some Unheralded Bands
Bennie Moten221
Moten Swing221
Benny Carter223
Kansas City Suite223
When the Lights Are Low225
Billy Strayhorn227
Lush Life227
Don Redman229
Chant of the Weed229
Fletcher Henderson233
Christopher Columbus233
Henderson Stomp235
Gus Arnheim237
Sweet and Lovely237
Them There Eyes239
Jean Goldkette241
Tip Toe Through the Tulips243
John Scott Trotter245
Swinging on a Star245
Mal Hallett249
Good-Night, My Love249
In the Chapel in the Moonlight251
Mitchell Ayres253
I'll Remember April253
Neal Hefti255
Batman Theme255
Paul Weston257
G. I. Jive257
Ray Noble259
Goodnight, Sweetheart259
Love Is the Sweetest Thing261
Sy Oliver263
Yes, Indeed263
Vic Schoen265
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen265
Rum and Coca Cola267
AppendixThemes of Some Other Bands269
Person and Group Index273
Title Index291

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