Music : Swing era musicians, part 2



Anita O'Day often worked with Gene Krupa and Roy Eldridge during the swing era. Their sound is in the mainstream of the late 30s, early 40s.


  1. Let Me Off Uptown
  2. Opus One
  3. Alreet
  4. Kick It


Lionel Hampton played the mallets and liked to shout.


  1. Flying Home
  2. Hamp's Boogie Woogie
  3. It Don't Mean a Thing
  4. Untitled, jam session


Louis Prima was a populist, in that his sound would change with the times.


  1. Just a Gigolo
  2. Jump, Jive and Wail
  3. Banana Split
  4. Lazy River

Django Reinhardt's music is probably more popular today than it was at his death. When people talk about "gypsy jazz," they're usually referring to his work.


  1. Charleston
  2. Minor Swing
  3. Honeysuckle Rose
  4. Sweet Georgia Brown