Swingin' the Classics 11

June 29, 2021#2027

Big band arrangements brought classical compositions up to date, converting works by Grieg, Bizet, Chopin and Paganini into swing masterpieces.


Moonlight sonata — Glenn Miller

In the hall of the mountain king — Will Bradley

Carmen — Ramsey Lewis

Sabre dance — Woody Herman

Sabre dance — Andrews Sisters

Melody in F — Tommy Dorsey

Barcarolle — Nat King Cole

Caprice XXIV Paganini — Benny Goodman

Elegy — Charlie Spivak

Danza Lucumi — Artie Shaw

Waltz in C-sharp minor — Harry James

Spring song — Benny Goodman

Anitra’s dance — John Kirby

Baubles, bangles and beads — Count Basie

Swingin’ down the lane — Skitch Henderson

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