Big Band Jazz

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Jimmie Lunceford, Joe Liggins, Effie Smith – Jubilee -1945 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Armed Forces Radio Service – June 11, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Here is a prime example of just how diverse and all-inclusive Jazz was (and still is). Jubilee was one of the most popular programs aired to service personnel during and just after World War...

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Lionel Hampton And Dinah Washington On The Air – 1944 – Past Daily Downbeat

Jubilee – Lionel Hampton and Dinah Washington – October 16, 1944 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If it wasn’t for the Armed Forces Radio Service, started during World War 2, a vast treasure trove of our cultural heritage would be lost forever. Because the service was aimed at troops...