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The Big Band Alumni Association: Platinum Swing

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Ever wonder what happened to the many seasoned big-band musicians who vanished along with most of the bands that once defined an era? As it turns out, some of them are still alive and kicking, as one can readily hear on this new album by the aptly named Big Band Alumni Association. Each member of the Association paid his dues with more than one of the well-known bands that inspired an older generation, earning diplomas from such stellar ensembles as ...