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Masters of Jazz, Vol. 3: Big Bands of the 30s & 40s

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Big Bands of the '30s & '40s is the third installment in Rhino's Masters of Jazz. Featuring performance by t the orchestras of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Billy Eckstine, Benny Goodman, Erskine Hawkins, Jimmie Lunceford, Bennie Moten, Earl Hines and Jimmy Dorsey, the disc gives a good overview of the era when jazz was still one of the most popular musical genres in America.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:25
2 3:15
3 2:56
4 2:37
5 2:32
6 3:03
7 8:44
8 2:49
9 3:10
10 3:17
11 3:11
12 2:34
13 2:43
14 3:02
15 3:23
16 3:13
17 2:55
18 3:07
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