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Big bands

George T. Simon

Big bands

by George T. Simon

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Published by Collier-Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a foreword by Frank Sinatra.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20030155M

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The second George T book I've read and very much enjoying this one too. Its a doorway into the diverse world of big band swing music from the 30s and 40s with all the major Big bands book many minor players getting a chapter each.

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