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Jazz Century

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Russell Davies presents a 52-part history of jazz.
32: Whatever Happened to the Big Bands? Although the big band era came to a close around the outbreak of the Second World War, big bands themselves did not disappear. And there were also be-boppers like Dizzy Gillespie and Thelonious Monk, trained in the band era, for whom it was natural to fuse the old big band style with the new musical language they had created. Producer David Perry
Repeated Friday 11.30pm

Contributors

Unknown: Russell Davies
Unknown: Dizzy Gillespie
Producer: David Perry

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