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British Kings of the Swing Era

British Kings of the Swing Era


Leslie Ormondroyd (on bass clarinet) with Henry Hall & BBC Dance Orchestra; Buffoon / Confrey Burton Gillis & Leslie Ormondroyd with Henry Hall & BBC Dance Orchestra Eccentric Robinson Freddy Gardner, Jack Simmons, Max Abrams. As part of the expansion into an ever broader range of musical styles, Clarinet Classics is proud to present this unique CD of music from the Golden Age of the Swing Era. Featuring giants from the swing era.


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  • Carl Barriteau
  • Sid Phillips
  • Freddy Gardner
  • Henry McKenzie

and many more….Take a walk down memory lane with the many standards performed by the leading bands and soloists of the day. Foot stomping music by Britain’s early swingers!

‘…the playing is delicious and the repertoire of popular standards will bring back a bygone age. This is an important and historical testament of light jazz for which the clarinet was so famous.’

Playing Time: 76 mins.

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Weight 0.234 kg


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