Coverart for item
The Resource Swing : the best of the big bands

Swing : the best of the big bands

Label
Swing : the best of the big bands
Title
Swing
Title remainder
the best of the big bands
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For nearly two decades the sound of the big bands dominated American music. Those days are captured here through rare film performances by the Swing Era's greatest musicians, bandleaders and singers
Related
Cataloging source
NjR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, George Paige ; majority of the materials produced and directed by Will Cowan ; graphics, David Henry, GRFX Productions ; editors, Virginia Carmellini, Barney Robinson ; creative consultant, Jim Washburn
PerformerNote
  • Featuring Tommy Dorsey ; Hi-Los ; Ray Anthony ; Benny Carter ; Rosemary Clooney & Tony Pastor ; Harry James ; Billie Holiday ; Charlie Barnet ; Duke Ellington ; Blackburn Twins with Marion Colby ; Gene Krupa ; Lionel Hampton ; Ralph Marterie
  • Also featuring Jimmy Dorsey ; Sugar Chile Robinson ; Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Nat King Cole ; Stan Kenton ; Sarah Vaughan ; Woody Herman ; Billy Daniels ; Les Brown ; Freddy Martin ; Count Basie ; Teresa Brewer ; Ink Spots ; Mills Brothers ; Skylarks ; Louis Prima ; Buddy Rich
Runtime
200
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Swing : the best of the big bands
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In one container
  • Hi-fi
  • 80665-80668
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v.1. Opus one -- Boogie woogie -- Rockin' chair -- Skip to my lou -- Harlequin bounce -- Congeroo -- Movie tonight -- Charmaine -- Trumpet blues -- God bless the child -- Now (baby) or never -- Redskin rhumba -- Pompton Turnpike -- On a turquoise cloud -- Frankie & Johnny -- I'm in a dancing mood -- Lover -- Leave us leap (VC 6893). v.2. Skyliner -- Jeepers creepers -- Baby don't love me no more -- International boogie -- Trumpeter's lullaby -- After midnight -- Boogie blues -- Yes, indeed! -- Well, git it! -- Numbers boogie -- Chatanooga choo choo -- Hey ba-ba-re-bop -- Ooh kickeroonie -- Route 66 -- Eager beaver -- Reed rapture -- Don't blame me -- I cried for you -- Caldonia -- Northwest passage (VC 6894). v.3. Sweet Georgia Brown -- South rampart -- Street parade -- Them there eyes -- That old black magic -- Turkey hop -- La tempesta -- Do, do, do -- History of jazz -- Violet blue -- Brave bulls -- I've got a crush on you -- Red bank boogie -- Old man Mose -- Stompin' at the Savoy -- Melody in F -- If I didn't care -- In a shanty in Old Shanty Town -- Smooth sailing -- Murder at Peyton Hall (VC 6895). v.4. One o'clock jump -- Swingin' the blues -- Am I blue? -- Lover -- I've got a gal in Kalamazoo -- Little brown jug -- Paper doll -- Opus one -- All Anthony and no Cleopatra -- Mr. Anthony's boogie -- Sweet chariot -- Darktown -- Strutters ball -- Artistry in rhythm -- Tabu -- That old black magic -- Sing, sing, sing -- Burn -- Not so quiet please (VC 6896)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
4 videocassettes (50 min. ea.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NJRG91-F12
  • (LGTOcat)
  • (OCoLC)ocn370585232
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Swing : the best of the big bands
Publication
Note
  • In one container
  • Hi-fi
  • 80665-80668
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v.1. Opus one -- Boogie woogie -- Rockin' chair -- Skip to my lou -- Harlequin bounce -- Congeroo -- Movie tonight -- Charmaine -- Trumpet blues -- God bless the child -- Now (baby) or never -- Redskin rhumba -- Pompton Turnpike -- On a turquoise cloud -- Frankie & Johnny -- I'm in a dancing mood -- Lover -- Leave us leap (VC 6893). v.2. Skyliner -- Jeepers creepers -- Baby don't love me no more -- International boogie -- Trumpeter's lullaby -- After midnight -- Boogie blues -- Yes, indeed! -- Well, git it! -- Numbers boogie -- Chatanooga choo choo -- Hey ba-ba-re-bop -- Ooh kickeroonie -- Route 66 -- Eager beaver -- Reed rapture -- Don't blame me -- I cried for you -- Caldonia -- Northwest passage (VC 6894). v.3. Sweet Georgia Brown -- South rampart -- Street parade -- Them there eyes -- That old black magic -- Turkey hop -- La tempesta -- Do, do, do -- History of jazz -- Violet blue -- Brave bulls -- I've got a crush on you -- Red bank boogie -- Old man Mose -- Stompin' at the Savoy -- Melody in F -- If I didn't care -- In a shanty in Old Shanty Town -- Smooth sailing -- Murder at Peyton Hall (VC 6895). v.4. One o'clock jump -- Swingin' the blues -- Am I blue? -- Lover -- I've got a gal in Kalamazoo -- Little brown jug -- Paper doll -- Opus one -- All Anthony and no Cleopatra -- Mr. Anthony's boogie -- Sweet chariot -- Darktown -- Strutters ball -- Artistry in rhythm -- Tabu -- That old black magic -- Sing, sing, sing -- Burn -- Not so quiet please (VC 6896)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
4 videocassettes (50 min. ea.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (LGTO)(RLIN)NJRG91-F12
  • (LGTOcat)
  • (OCoLC)ocn370585232
System details
VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

Library Locations

Processing Feedback ...