image ©1969 by The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.
and many others
1936 to 1945 was the peak, and for years afterwards, people kept asking
“Will the big bands ever come back?”
By creatively blending his profession with his passion,
photo by Jose Luis Trinidad-Alcaraz
Music Librarian Christopher Popa
offers an online answer:
The Big Bands Are Back in a New and Exciting Way!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
NEW! "Collector's Checklist: Count Basie 33s" coming soon
Various Additional Resources
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They were legends who made timeless music that continues to appeal to many people.
TOMMY DORSEY- BENNY GOODMAN - GLENN MILLER - ARTIE SHAW