Music: New Pop Records, Oct. 12, 1953

Premiered by Ellington (Capitol, 2 EPs). Eight famous songs, including Stardust, Three Little Words, Stormy Weather, which first saw the light of night under the Duke's baton. Fine, swinging performances.

Woody Herman at Carnegie Hall, 1946 (MGM, LP). Fifteen rowdy and tender numbers played by one of the swingingest bands of all. Herman's 1946 "Herd," for all its size and precision, sounds as flexible as a small jam band.

Glenn Miller & His Orchestra (Victor, 14 EPs). This package should be to the Miller legend what Bulfinch was to the Greek. There are 59 numbers...

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