There are three big bands in the cues, Basie, Ellington and Goodman. Which of the three is your favorite and why? Be specific, is it the melody, the beat, the soloist, the arrangement and orchestration etc. or any other aspect of the sound that grabs you.

There are three big bands in the cues, Basie, Ellington and Goodman. Which of the three is your favorite and why? Be specific, is it the melody, the beat, the soloist, the arrangement and orchestration etc. or any other aspect of the sound that grabs you. Part II – Which of the other cues is your favorite and why?