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Duke Heitger and His Swing Band: Rhythm Is our Business

Read "Rhythm Is our Business" reviewed by Dave Nathan


In the tradition of the small groups of the 1930's and 40's like those led by John Kirby, Charlie Shavers, Teddy Wilson and Louis Jordan, comes Duke Heitger, his trumpet and his swing band. Like its historical antecedents, this small group sounds bigger than it is because of refreshing arrangements and imaginative use of instrumentation. Heitger, a veteran of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, has brought together an outstanding set of musicians to pay tribute to New Orleans traditional jazz. Dan ...


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