Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
The music of the inimitable Duke Ellington is captured along with vocalists like Billie Holiday and Mae West in this edition of Swing Era featuring film clips from the 20s and 30s. Among the songs are "Harlem Rhythm," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," and 20 others. Released by Idem Home Video, the series includes classic performances by the some of the 20th century's most popular big-band artists.
Big-Band, jazz, music, performer, songs