This Joint is Jumpin'

This Joint is Jumpin'

Artie Shaw
 Cast: Artie Shaw
Artie Shaw
, Lionel Hampton
Lionel Hampton
, Ray Anthony
Ray Anthony
, Sam Butera
Sam Butera


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This two-hour documentary tribute to swing music traces the history of the jazz-based musical style from its birth during the 1920s through to the late-20th century swing revival. The program features the music of such classic performers of the genre as Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and Duke Ellington, as well as successful acts from the 1990s, such as Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and the Brian Setzer Orchestra.

Product Details

Release Date: 08/28/2007
UPC: 0030306783093
Original Release: 1999
Source: Mpi Home Video
Region Code: 0
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time: 1:34:00

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Disc #1 -- This Joint is Jumpin'!
1. Opening [3:21]
2. Distinction of Swing [9:09]
3. Harlem Renaissance [9:42]
4. Lindy Hoppers [8:21]
5. Ellington Swings [9:51]
6. Crossing the Line [8:59]
7. Musical Integration [8:40]
8. Style Revival [9:39]
9. Old Dog, New Tricks [8:17]
10. Bridging the Gap [9:34]
11. Modern Swingers [8:00]

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