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Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra: March / June 1940 Broadcasts to South America

Read "March / June 1940 Broadcasts to South America" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Tommy Dorsey’s orchestra, which had gone into a mild decline in the late ’30s, was by 1940 making a strong comeback owing largely to the addition of several key ingredients — star trumpeter Bunny Berigan, whose alcoholism hadn’t as yet subverted his playing; drummer Buddy Rich, late of the Artie Shaw orchestra; the consummate swing arranger, ...


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