Harry James led the most popular of all the Big Bands during most of the World War II years. The most famous trumpeter of the Swing Era, James struck a chord with the public - in hit records, radio broadcasts and feature films - through a unique mix of highly charged jazz instrumentals and sentimental pop numbers. His inventive arrangements showcased his expressive trumpet sound, while they created the perfect setting for the vocal talents of such singers as Frank Sinatra, Helen Forrest, Helen Ward and Dick Haymes.
Harry James led the most popular of all the Big Bands during most of the World War II years. The most famous trumpeter of the Swing Era, James struck a chord with the public - in hit records, radio broadcasts and feature films - through a unique mix of highly charged jazz instrumentals and sentimental pop numbers. His inventive arrangements showcased his expressive trumpet sound, while they created the perfect setting for the vocal talents of such singers as Frank Sinatra, Helen Forrest, Helen Ward and Dick Haymes.
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Format: CD
Label: MASTERWORKS
Catalog: 5482
Rel. Date: 03/01/2011
UPC: 886978054821

Ultimate Big Band Collection: Harry James
Artist: Harry James
Format: CD
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Harry James led the most popular of all the Big Bands during most of the World War II years. The most famous trumpeter of the Swing Era, James struck a chord with the public - in hit records, radio broadcasts and feature films - through a unique mix of highly charged jazz instrumentals and sentimental pop numbers. His inventive arrangements showcased his expressive trumpet sound, while they created the perfect setting for the vocal talents of such singers as Frank Sinatra, Helen Forrest, Helen Ward and Dick Haymes.