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Large Ensembles: Is There a Place in This Large Music World?

Read "Large Ensembles: Is There a Place in This Large Music World?" reviewed by R.J. DeLuke


The big band in jazz has a long and glorious history. It was a prevalent form in jazz music in the '20s and '30s, comprising a substantial part of America's popular music heard on radio, spun on gramophones and record players, and enjoyed in dance halls. It gave rise to iconic band leaders like Fletcher Henderson, ...


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