Originally Posted by pr_capone
My favorite music of all time. Big Band.
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen - Performed by Janis Segal in the movie Swing Kids (really a fantastic musical with Christian Bale & Robert Sean Leonard of Wilson fame on House).
Louis Prima - Oh Marie
Louis Jordan - Buzz me Baby
Cab Calloway - Jumpin Jive (just the first 1:45 though the rest is pretty neat)
Django Reinhardt - Le Meilleur de Django - Minor Swing (w/Stéphane Grappelli on violin)
Duke Ellington - It Don't Mean A Thing
If you want more I'll post more.
Going to be straight with you, man. All that stuff is amazing.
You need to check out the Bryan Ferry Orchestra:
Please, capone, feel free to provide a ton of shit. I really enjoyed it. I hestitate to say which songs I enjoyed more than the others because (a.) I enjoyed them all, and (b.) I don't want to influence what music you're willing to share.