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Big Band Bebop

Composer of the Week, Big Band Episode 3 of 5

Donald Macleod looks at the decline of swing and the birth of big band bebop. He is joined by Guy Barker, who discusses his experiences of meeting and playing with the great trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie, and they explore the music of others seeking to revolutionize the sound of the big bands in the post-war period.

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Wed 19 Nov 2014 18:30

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