The Big Blast: 100 Classic Big Bands (4CD)

Various Artists

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4
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Jazz, Big Band
Label
Proper Box
Released
January 30, 2012

Format: Compact Disc

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Description

The big bands were on the main branches of the entertainment business that truly reflected the changing demands and economic climate of the age. Playing the popular music of the day, these bands fuelled the dance craze that swept the American Continent.

This 100-track monster takes you on a musical journey spanning from 1927 to 1960 with contributions from the likes of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans and Sun Ra.

Also included is a 56 page book with notes about each of the 100 big bands within, discographical information and rare photos.

More Info

Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX165
Barcode 0805520021654
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 192g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 126mm x 18mm x 130mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Jean Goldkette And His Orchestra-Clementine (From New Orleans) -
2. Mckinney's Cotton Pickers-Put It There -
3. Jelly Roll Morton And His Orchestra-Red Hot Pepper (Stomp) -
4. Ben Pollack And His Park Central Orchestra-Futuristic Rhythm -
5. Luis Russell and his Orchestra-Feelin' The Spirit -
6. Red Nichols And His Five Pennies-China Boy -
7. Glen Gray And His Casa Loma Orchestra-White Jazz -
8. Don Redman And His Orchestra-Chant Of The Weed -
9. Claude Hopkins And His Orchestra-Mush Mouth -
10. Isham Jones And His Orchestra-Blue Prelude -
11. Mills Blues Rhythm Band-Jazz Cocktail -
12. Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra-Toby -
13. Ray Noble And The New Mayfair Orchestra-What A Perfect Combination -
14. Chick Webb's Savoy Orchestra-Stompin' At The Savoy -
15. Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra-Down South Camp Meeting -
16. Benny Carter And His Orchestra-Everybody Shuffle -
17. Dorsey Brothers Orchestra-Tailspin -
18. Willie Bryant And His Orchestra-The Voice Of Old Man River -
19. Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra-Farewell Blues -
20. Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra-Swing That Music -
21. Joe Haymes And His Orchestra-Should I ? -
22. Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra-Organ Grinder's Swing -
23. Teddy Hill And His Nbc Orchestra-King Porter Stomp -
24. Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra-I Can't Get Started -
25. Red Norvo And His Orchestra-Russian Lullaby -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Benny Goodman And His Orchestra-Ridin' High -
2. Bob Crosby And His Orchestra-South Rampart Street Parade -
3. Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra-Meet The Band -
4. Spud Murphy And His Orchestra-Trans-Continental -
5. Larry Clinton And His Orchestra-My Reverie -
6. Count Basie And His Orchestra-Jumpin' At The Woodside -
7. Glenn Miller And His Orchestra-Moonlight Serenade -
8. Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra-Tuxedo Junction -
9. Jan Savitt And His Top Hatters-720 In The Books -
10. Jack Teagarden And His Orchestra-Swingin' On The Teagarden Gate -
11. Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra-Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) -
12. Cab Calloway And His Orchestra-Pickin' The Cabbage -
13. Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra-Ko-Ko -
14. Earl Hines And His Orchestra-Deep Forest -
15. Horace Henderson And His Orchestra-Kitty On Toast -
16. Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra-Contrasts -
17. Harlan Leonard And His Rockets-400 Swing -
18. Will Bradley And His Orchestra-Bounce Me,Brother,With A Solid Four -
19. Hal Mcintyre And His Orchestra-South Bayou Shuffle -
20. Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra-Well Git It! -
21. Bobby Sherwood And His Orchestra-The Elks Parade -
22. Muggsy Spanier And His Orchestra-American Patrol -
23. Jay Mcshann And His Orchestra-Sepian Bounce -
24. Andy Kirk And His Clouds Of Joy-Mcghee Special -
25. Lucky Millinder And His Orchestra-Little John Special -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra-The Moose -
2. Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra-Bradshaw Bounce -
3. Roy Eldridge And His Orchestra-Fish Market -
4. Artie Shaw And His Orchestra-Jumpin' On The Merry-Go-Round -
5. Georgie Auld And His Orchestra-In The Middle -
6. Boyd Raeburn And His Orchestra-Night In Tunisia -
7. Billy Eckstine And His Orchestra-Cool Breeze -
8. Charlie Ventura And His Orchestra-Annie, Annie Over -
9. Ralph Burns And His Orchestra-Introspection -
10. George Handy And His Orchestra-The Bloos -
11. Gene Krupa And His Orchestra-Disc Jockey Jump -
12. Illinois Jacquet And His Orchestra-Jivin' With Jack The Bellboy -
13. Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson-Railroad Porter’s Blues -
14. Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra-Midnight Sun -
15. Neal Hefti And His Orchestra-Repetition -
16. Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra-Yardbird Suite -
17. Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra-Good Bait -
18. Machito And His Afro-Cubans-Asia Minor -
19. The Metronome All Stars-Overtime -
20. Roy Porter And His Orchestra-Gassin' The Wig -
21. Elliot Lawrence And His Orchestra-Elevation -
22. Buddy De Franco And His Orchestra-A Bird In Igor's Yard -
23. Gil Fuller And His Orchestra-Tropicana -
24. Woody Herman And His Orchestra-Not Really The Blues -
25. Ted Heath And His Music-Euphoria -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. Maynard Ferguson And His Orchestra-Short Wave -
2. Billy May And His Orchestra-Mayhem -
3. Sauter - Finegan Orchestra-The Doodletown Fifers -
4. Stan Kenton And His Orchestra-Loverman -
5. Kenny Graham's Afro Cubists-Jump For Joy -
6. Louie Bellson And His Orchestra-For Europeans Only -
7. Shorty Rogers-Topsy -
8. Les Brown And His Band Of Renown-I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm -
9. Harry James And His Orchestra-The Great Lie -
10. Pete Rugolo And His Orchestra-Bobbin' With Bob -
11. Oscar Pettiford And His Orchestra-The Pendulum At Falcon's Lair -
12. Sun Ra And His Myth Science Arkestra-Transition -
13. Buddy Rich And His Orchestra-Down For Double -
14. Bill Holman And His Orchestra-Airegin -
15. Cootie Williams And Rex Stewart-Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me -
16. Flory - Porcino Jazz Wave Orchestra-An Occasional Man -
17. The Herb Pomeroy Orchestra-Theme For Terry -
18. The Nat Pierce Orchestra-7th Avenue Express -
19. Sal Salvador And His Orchestra-Deep Down -
20. Mercer Ellington And His Orchestra-Frolic Sam -
21. Buddy Johnson And His Orchestra-Go Ahead And Rock -
22. Gil Evans And His Orchestra-Joy Spring -
23. Johnny Richards And His Orchestra-Run Wild -
24. Terry Gibbs Dream Band-The Song Is You -
25. Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band-Black Nightgown -