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This blog is now in its tenth yr, started again in February 2007 by Sotise, our correspondent from down below. Key figures in creating the “huge” jazz band included bandleaders and arrangers Count Basie , Cab Calloway , Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey , Duke Ellington , Benny Goodman , Fletcher Henderson , Earl Hines , Glenn Miller , Artie Shaw , Harry James , and Jimmie Lunceford Though it was a collective sound, swing additionally supplied individual musicians a chance to “solo” and improvise melodic, thematic solos which could at occasions be very complex “necessary” music.jazz

W. C. Helpful turned intrigued by the folks blues of the Deep South while touring via the Mississippi Delta In this folk blues kind, the singer would improvise freely inside a restricted melodic range, sounding like a subject holler, and the guitar accompaniment was slapped fairly than strummed, like a small drum which responded in syncopated accents, functioning as another “voice”.

It usually had a steadier “funk” style groove, which was different from the swing rhythms typical of much hard bop. Jim Widner, former bassist with Stan Kenton, Woody Herman and the Glenn Miller Orchestra directed by Buddy DeFranco, is celebrating his thirtieth yr …