Who is your (current) favorite swing artist?
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Nate
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 3:12 pm    Post subject: Who is your (current) favorite swing artist? Reply with quote

I just wanted to know who everyone likes to listen to currently. My current favorite is Joe Williams. What about you?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 18, 2004 9:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a very limited selection so just about anything I can get my hands on! Razz
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 19, 2004 12:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Basie/Ellington. Can't really choose one but these two cover my favorite genres well.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 20, 2004 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lavay Smith but that could change fast I'm always liking new things more then others
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 12:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i was just jamming to Harry James in my living room. Other than Back-beat boogie I forgot how jumpin some of his songs are. Sure he's got some schmaltzy chirribirribean type songs that aren't really my flav of the month ever, but ow! two o'clock jump, boo woo, and woo woo sure are hot.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 12:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Im diggin the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy right now
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 24, 2004 3:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Flatfoot wrote:
Lavay Smith but that could change fast I'm always liking new things more then others


Now it's Lee Press-On and the Nails but maybe cuz its halloween coming I don't know
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I don't know Tommy.... those Cherry Poppin Daddy's give them some stiff competition Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 29, 2004 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

can i add the swingin & tatoo lovin Brian Setzer to this lovely list.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

trickeraspiration wrote:
i was just jamming to Harry James in my living room. Other than Back-beat boogie I forgot how jumpin some of his songs are. Sure he's got some schmaltzy chirribirribean type songs that aren't really my flav of the month ever, but ow! two o'clock jump, boo woo, and woo woo sure are hot.


Harry James is cool... I've been digging on Lionel Hampton lately.
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 11:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

um. squirrel nut zippers. and tommy dorsey
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 12:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clar Terry Spacemen, Bill harvey.. just to name a few
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Clark Terry Spacemen rule!
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Word, man.. word, how come nobody plays their stuff... do you have any of their stuff
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 22, 2005 1:41 pm    Post subject: CD's? Reply with quote

Does anyone have recommendations for good swing CD's, preferably compilations??
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