Presented by: Craig Robbins
Table of Contents
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History of the Big Band Era, WW morale
Music, Bands
Instrumentation of Bands
Bandleaders, Pla...
History Time!
• Post WWI-WWII:
1930s-40s
• Swing Era, Jazz
• Dance
Halls/Gymnasiums
• National Recession
BB Instrumentation
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5 Saxes: Alto, Tenor, Baritone
4 Trumpets, opt. flugelhorn
4 Trombones, opt. bass trombone, tu...
Block Writing
Solo Playing

Section Playing
Lead Playing

Ensemble Listening
SO, WHAT DID WE GET?
Podcast Attribution

2nd Slide Dance Hall- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swing_%28dance%29
GM Band Cover Photo- http://scri...
Vaughn Monroe- http://songbook1.wordpress.com/pp/fx/1937-2/in-the-still-of-thenight/
Paul Whiteman- http://www.jazzrestora...
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The Big Band Era

  1. 1. Presented by: Craig Robbins
  2. 2. Table of Contents • • • • • History of the Big Band Era, WW morale Music, Bands Instrumentation of Bands Bandleaders, Players, Soloists Recap/Summary
  3. 3. History Time! • Post WWI-WWII: 1930s-40s • Swing Era, Jazz • Dance Halls/Gymnasiums • National Recession
  4. 4. BB Instrumentation • • • • 5 Saxes: Alto, Tenor, Baritone 4 Trumpets, opt. flugelhorn 4 Trombones, opt. bass trombone, tuba Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar • Doublings in reeds and brass common as well!
  5. 5. Block Writing Solo Playing Section Playing Lead Playing Ensemble Listening
  6. 6. SO, WHAT DID WE GET?
  7. 7. Podcast Attribution 2nd Slide Dance Hall- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swing_%28dance%29 GM Band Cover Photo- http://scribehardonfilm.wordpress.com/tag/glenn-millerorchestra/ Benny Goodman Band h-ongendo1964annex.cocolog-nifty.com Murray Doublings - ahaim.tripod.com Basie w. Vocalist en.wikipedia.org Sandusky Dance Hall- http://sanduskyhistory.blogspot.com/ Count Basie Orchestrawww.producersinc.com/Artists/countbasieorchestra/Photo/cbo-bandbw.jpg Glen Miller- http://foglobe.com/glenn-miller.html Glen Grayhttp://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.latimes.com/includes/projects/h ollywood/portraits/glen_gray.jpg&imgrefurl=http://projects.latimes.com
  8. 8. Vaughn Monroe- http://songbook1.wordpress.com/pp/fx/1937-2/in-the-still-of-thenight/ Paul Whiteman- http://www.jazzrestorations.com/Paul%20Whiteman.html Benny Goodmanhttp://www.findagrave.com/cgibin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=3676&PIpi=282765 Photos of Craig and The Abletones via Craig Robbins

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