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Episode and Interlude: Broadway Modernism

John Wriggle

in Blue Rhythm Fantasy: Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040405
eISBN:
9780252098826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040405.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the influence of theatrical orchestration on Swing Era dance bands. One of the most lucrative employment opportunities for Swing Era arrangers arose when big bands were hired to ... More


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