Various Artists

Swingin' the Classics

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Swingin' the Classics includes big-band renditions of compositions from the classical and later folk repertoire, including Rachmaninov's "Prelude in C# Minor" by Jack Teagarden, Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" by the Nat King Cole Trio, and Bizet's "Spanish Kick" by Charlie Barnet. Recorded long before the emergence of an acknowledged third stream, these selections are intriguing fusions of old and (then) new.

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