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John Dankworth: Interview 2

Interview Two: His Present Band

English jazz composer, saxophonist and clarinettist John Dankworth talks to Les Tomkins about different styles of jazz, and what it really means to "swing". 

Interview: 1969

Source: Jazz Professional 

Interview Text or Transcript

Writing for the band or for films, I try to avoid making a dichotomy between the two. I like to feel that, whatever I write for, it’s in one particular style, just adapted to suit the requirements. I don’t think of them as separate functions.

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