The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Celebrating: Harry James

Celebrating: Harry James

August 7, 2020

Hello there fine People of Swing! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of a true icon of the Big Band Era, Harry James. We play some of his hits and take a closer look look at the trumpet playing bandleader. Join us in this musical celebration of Harry James.

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 23: Frankie, Bing and Delicious Homemade Pickles

Episode 23: Frankie, Bing and Delicious Homemade Pickles

August 7, 2020

Hey there People of Swing! In this episode we hear some great music by The Ink Spots, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, The Benny Goodman Sextet, Ella Fitzgerald and more. We also listen to an old Chase and Sanborn Coffee radio ad. Oh, and I almost forgot: Pickles.

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Celebrating: Count Basie

Celebrating: Count Basie

July 31, 2020

Hey there People of Swing! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Count Basie. We play some classic tracks and dive deeper into the jumping music of The Count. Join us in this celebration of Count Basie.

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 22: A Real Swingdinger!

Episode 22: A Real Swingdinger!

July 31, 2020

Greetings, fine People of Swing! In this episode host Ronnaldo plays some classic Big Band icons including Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Charlie Barnet, Fletcher Henderson and more. We listen to an old Dristan radio commercial. All in all, this episode is a real Swingdinger!

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 21: Hop, Skip and Jump for a Little Fond Affection

Episode 21: Hop, Skip and Jump for a Little Fond Affection

July 24, 2020

Hello Everybody! This episode features some fine music by Gene Krupa, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, Les Brown and The Andrews Sisters. Sorry this recording is not available on a 45 rpm.

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Special: How I Became a Fan of Big Band Music

Special: How I Became a Fan of Big Band Music

July 23, 2020

Hi there everyone! This episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a bit different than other episodes.  Listen to Ronnaldo tell the story of how he became a fan of Big Band and Swing music.

 

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

 

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Celebrating: Benny Goodman

Celebrating: Benny Goodman

July 17, 2020

Hey there everybody! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Benny Goodman. Ronnaldo plays some classic tracks and some lesser known tracks by The King of Swing. Join us in this celebration of Benny Goodman.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 20: Savitt, Sherwood and Swing!

Episode 20: Savitt, Sherwood and Swing!

July 17, 2020

Howdy, fine People of Swing! This episode features music by Bobby Sherwood, Jimmy Dorsey, Vaughn Monroe, Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer. We also listen to a great radio remote by Jan Savitt from 1944.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Celebrating: Glenn Miller

Celebrating: Glenn Miller

July 10, 2020

Hello everyone! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Glenn Miller. Ronnaldo plays some classic tracks from one of the biggest names of the Big Band Era. Join us in this audio celebration of Glenn Miller.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 19: The Poor Jingle Segue

Episode 19: The Poor Jingle Segue

July 10, 2020

Hello there People of Swing! Host Ronnaldo plays music by Tommy Dorsey, Johnny Long, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman and many more. We also listen to a great Raymond Scott performance from 1961.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.