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Classic Jazz Drummers: Swing Era and Beyond (2002)

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CLASSIC JAZZ DRUMMERS presents 20 of the greatest jazz (Dixieland, swing, bop, big band, and hard bop) percussionist of all time in action performing solo, in "battle", and in the groups they've catapulted to stardom. Includes clips of Sid Catlett with Louis Armstrong, Ray Bauduc with Jack Teagarden, Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich with their own orchestras, Gus Johnson with the Count Basie small-group, Joe Harris with the Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra, Panama Francis with Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton's Band, rare footage of Philly Joe Jones soloing, Stan Levey in small-group, Kenny Clarke, and more! Also included is the rarely seen footage of influential New Orleans pioneer Warren "Baby" Dodds.Dixieland, Swing, Bop, Big Band and Hard Bop

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