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Schuller, Gunther
The swing era. The development of jazz 1930-1945
New York: Oxford University Press, 1989


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  Albert, Don [Dominique] (b. 1908 d. 1980)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Barnet, Charlie [Charles Daly] (b. 1913 d. 1991 a. 1936-1948)   saxophone, bandleader
  Basie, [William] (b. 1904 d. 1984)   bandleader, composer
  Berigan, Bunny [Roland Bernard] (b. 1908 d. 1942)   trumpet, trumpeter
  Boswell, Connee [Connie] (b. 1907 d. 1976)   singer, vocals
  Bradley, Will (b. 1912 a. 1940-1944)   trombone, arranger
  Brown, Les [Lester Raymond] (b. 1912 d. 1981)   alto sax, bandleader
  Christian, Charlie (b. 1916 d. 1942)   guitar, jazz guitar
  Clapp, Charles (b. 1899 d. 1960s)   composer, bandleader
  Cole, Nat King (b. 1917 d. 1965)   composer, lyricist
  Crosby, Bob [George Robert] (b. 1913 d. 1993)   composer, leader
  Dorsey, Jimmy [James Francis] (b. 1904 d. 1957)   cast, clarinet
  Dorsey, Tommy [Thomas] (b. 1905 d. 1956)   cast, composer
  Eldridge, Roy [David Roy] (b. 1911 d. 1989)   tromba, trumpet
  Ellington (b. 1899 d. 1974)   composer, direttore d'orchestra
  Goodman, Benny [Benjamin David] (b. 1909 d. 1986)   alto saxophone, cast
  Hampton, Lionel (b. 1913)   drums, musicista
  Hawkins, Coleman (Randolph) (b. 1904 d. 1969)   clarinet, tenor sax
  Hawkins, Erskine (Ramsay) (b. 1914)   cast, trumpet
  Hayes, Edgar (Junius) (b. 1904 d. 1979)   piano, tenor saxophone
  Henderson, Fletcher [James Fletcher] (b. 1898 d. 1952)   arranger, bandleader
  Herman, Woody (b. 1913 d. 1987)   bandleader, clarinet
  Hill, Teddy [Theodore] (b. 1909 d. 1978)   clarinet, music director
  Hines, Fatha [Earl Kenneth] (b. 1903 d. 1983)   piano, bandleader
  Hopkins, Claude (Driskett) (b. 1903 d. 1984)   piano, arranger
  Jones, Isham (b. 1894 d. 1956)   composer, lyricist
  Kirby, John (b. 1908 d. 1952)   bass (instrument), bass guitar
  Kirk, Andy [Andrew Dewey] (b. 1898)   bass saxophone, composer
  Krupa, Gene [Eugene Bertram] (b. 1909 d. 1973)   cast, composer
  Lunceford, Jimmy [James Melvin] (b. 1902 d. 1947)   arranger, bandleader
  McIntyre, Hal [Harold W.] (b. 1914 d. 1959 a. 1942-1946)   bandleader, alto sax
  McKinley, Ray [Raymond Frederick] (b. 1910 a. 1943-1943)   drummer, drums
  McShann, Hootie [Jay] (b. 1909 a. 1941-1943)   piano, singer
  Miller, Glen [Alton Glen] (b. 1904 d. 1944)   accordion, bandleader
  Nichols, Red [Ernest Loring] (b. 1905 d. 1965)   cornet, trumpet
  Redman, Don [Donald Mathew] (b. 1900 d. 1964)   alto saxophone, arranger
  Savitt, Jan (b. 1913 d. 1948)   arranger, bandleader
  Shaw, Artie (b. 1910)   clarinet, conductor
  Tatum, Art [Arthur, Jr.] (b. 1910 d. 1956)   piano, celeste
  Teagarden, Jack [Weldon Leo] (b. 1905)   cast, trombone
  Thornhill, Claude (b. 1909 d. 1965)   bandleader, piano
  Towles, Nat (b. 1905 d. 1963)   double bass, leader
  Tristano, Lennie [Leonard Joseph] (b. 1919 d. 1978)   piano, teacher
  Turner, Joe [Joseph H.] (b. 1907 d. 1990)   jazz piano
  Whiteman, Paul (b. 1890 d. 1967)   bandleader, cast
  Williams, Cootie [Charles Melvin] (b. 1910 d. 1985)   trumpeter, bandleader
  Wilson, Teddy [Theodore Shore] (b. 1912 d. 1986)   cast, piano

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