Thursday, February 11, 2016
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Swing
Add to Wishlist

Swing

Sheet Music Books
Voicing/Format book
Composer Scott Yanow
Publisher Hal Leonard Publishing Corp
Catalog # 00330534

Price: $22.95

Unavailable for Digital Delivery
Swing Composed by Scott Yanow. For book. Published by Hal Leonard Publishing Corp. (Catalog # 00330534, UPC: 073999875232)

Written by one of jazz journalism's best and most knowledgeable critics, this book explores the full swing spectrum from its origins in the 1920s through its current retro resurgence. Features intriguing capsule biographies of 400 of the best musicians, from classic artists like Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to retro swingers such as the Brian Setzer Orchestra and Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, with each artist's most notable CDs reviewed and rated, plus info on film appearances, books, and hard-to-find recordings. Includes insightful essays that explore this music's cultural impact, fun photos and swing memorabilia.
Today's News
  • Boogie and Rags

    Boogie and Rags

    recommended by Barb M., Keyboard and Folk Music Specialist “Beginning Boogie & Rags for Piano” is an easy-to-play collection of fourteen arrangements of music by Scott Joplin, George Botsford and Frank Metis, among others. This is a great introduction to... Read More ›

  • NEW Adventures with Freddie the Frog!

    NEW Adventures with Freddie the Frog!

    recommended by Jen Sper, School Choral and Classroom Music Specialist Have your students met Freddie the Frog? Freddie (and his musical friends!) was developed by master educator Sharon Burch to introduce fundamental music concepts to preschool and elementary children. Starting... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.