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Posts tagged Artie Shaw

June 5, 2018

 

Put On Earth To Play Drums: The Buddy Rich Story

Rich on record: the legendary drummer's career as sideman, bandleader, and even singer, featuring his own commentary.

August 27, 2015

 

Jazz a la Sauter: Eddie Sauter

Sauter's innovative and challenging arrangements gave the big-band sound an artistic sophistication that anticipated the rise of the Third Stream.

October 20, 2011

 

The Big Bands’ Little Bands

The swing era may have been the age of the big bands, but bandleaders often found it worth their while to break small groups out of their larger orchestras.

January 25, 2011

 

Portrait of Little Jazz: A Tribute to Roy Eldridge

He could split the stratosphere with his high notes, play you sweet and low with his ballads--and woe to any other trumpeter who showed up ready to jam.

August 24, 2010

 

Enter, Evening: Jazz Nocturnes

Jazz and the night: moody, evocative music for the evening.

May 29, 2010

 

The Last: Final Recordings Of Jazz Greats

In the final months of their lives, jazz artists have sometimes made recordings of great power and poignancy.

May 22, 2010

 

Shaw Sounds Final: Artie Shaw, 1949-54

From 1949 to 1954 Artie Shaw made a number of recordings that form one of the most dynamic chapters of his career--and the concluding one as well.

December 11, 2009

 

Pull Your Coat: Jazz News And Links For Friday, December 11, 2009

Interviews with Sam Rivers and Darcy James Argue, new reissues of Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington, a new online jazz journal and more.

June 15, 2009

 

Mosaic Records Releases Artie Shaw Set This Autumn

Mosaic Records has a Shaw set in the works--plus updates on Ellington and Jamal.

April 28, 2007

 

Bop! Go the Big Bands

As the swing era gave way to new and challenging sounds, a generation of bandleaders was forced to take notice.

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