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Big Band leader, drummer and critic Jack Twomey offers detailed biographies of Stan Getz, Harry James, Billy Strayhorn, Glenn Miller and Gene Krupa as well as a collection of offbeat humorous stories.

a cordial welcome to jazzsight brings you insightful biography and amusing jazz anecdotes.

Benny Goodman - Billy Strayhorn Bio. - Buddy Rich - Charlie Barnet - Duke Ellington - Fats Waller - Gene Krupa Bio. - George T. Simon - Glenn Miller Bio. - Harry James Bio. - Stan Getz Bio. - Terry Gibbs - Tommy Dorsey - Woody Herman Bio. - Woody Herman Herds

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