The Big Band Era
Date(s) - 04/29/2017
Federation Plaza Tenants Association
The 1930s was the decade of the great big bands of American jazz. This discussion includes the stylistic differences of bands of that era due to race, location and other influences. Audio and video examples include, among others, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and Harry James.
Stephen F. Marcone, Ed.D.
Professor of Music and Chairperson, The William Paterson College of New Jersey