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The 1950s

Composer of the Week, Big Band Episode 4 of 5

Jazz trumpeter and arranger Guy Barker joins Donald Macleod to look at the developments in the big band sound in the 1950s, from the work of established greats like Duke Ellington and Count Basie, to Gil Evans' work with Miles Davis.

1 hour

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Thu 15 Nov 2012 18:30

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