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Four significant decades in the history of jazz

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 29 July 2012

Walter Love presents some of the finest exponents of the art on record and tape.

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    Part 2 of a short series looking at four significant decades in the history of jazz.

    Music featured on the programme:

    DUKE ELLINGTON - Rockin' in Rhythm (BBC)

    THE CHARLESTON CHASERS - Beale Street Blues (BBC)

    FLETCHER HENDERSON - The New King Porter Stomp (World Music)

    EDDIE CONDON - Home Cookin' (ASV)

    WINGY MANONE - Never Had No Lovin' (BBC)

    RED NORVO - Tomboy (BBC)

    FATS WALLER - Honeysuckle Rose (ASV)

    BENNY GOODMAN - Dear Old Southland (BBC)

    GENE KRUPA - Swing is Here (RCA)

    ELLA FITZGERALD - Vote for Mr Rhythm (ASV)

    MEZZ MEZZROW - The Swing Session Called to Order (RCA)

    BOB CROSBY - Dogtown Blues (BBC)


    COUNT BASIE - Jumpin' at the Woodside (ASV)

    ERSKINE HAWKINS - Tuxedo Junction


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