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The Swing Band Project, Vol. 2: Charlie Spivak – Big Band Bulldozer in Studio, on Air and on Stage album art

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Hop, Skip and Jump
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Diggin' A Groove, Diggin' a Groove
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Comin' Thru the Rye, Comin' thru the Rye
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Acercate Mas (Come Closer to Me), Come Closer to Me
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One Way Passage

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Charlie Spivak

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Despite coming up in the jazz world and spending his life around jazz musicians, Charlie Spivak rarely improvised and was most notable for his pretty tone. He moved to the U.S. with his family as a small child and grew up in New Haven, CT. Spivak began playing trumpet when he was ten, gigged locally as a teenager, and worked with Don Cavallaro's Orchestra. During most of 1924-1930 he was with Paul Specht's Orchestra, primarily playing section parts where his tone was an asset. S... Read more

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