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Legends of Swing: Kansas City

Kevin Olson

Legends of Swing, a new series by composer Kevin Olson, highlights the diverse world of jazz by exploring the “hot spots” for the culture and language of the genre. The first book in the series portrays “Kansas City Jazz,” defined by great names like Bennie Moten, Mary Lou Williams and Count Basie. Explore one of the many “cradles of jazz” with three performance pieces influenced by “Kansas City Stomp.”

Series: Legends of Swing Level: Intermediate
Arranger:  Voicing: Solo
Instrument: Piano Format: Books
ISBN-13: 978-1-61928-307-7 Barcode: 
Theme: Jazz and Blues Style: 
Bennie’s Bounce (Bennie Moten)
Blues for Mary Lou (Mary Lou Williams)
Down for the Count (Count Basie) 
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