The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Episode 4: Contrasts and The Count

Episode 4: Contrasts and The Count

March 27, 2020

We listen to some great Big Band music including songs from Charlie Spivak, Jimmy Dorsey and Count Basie. We also enjoy a radio performance by Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra which was recorded at the Blackhawk Hotel in 1940.

...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 3: Cats, Coffee, Kaye and Krupa

Episode 3: Cats, Coffee, Kaye and Krupa

March 21, 2020

In this episode Ronnaldo plays some Swingin' music by Woody Herman, Glen Gray, Sammy Kaye and many more.  We will also hear from the "Drummer Boy" himself, Gene Krupa. We will be listening to some selected songs from a great performance by Gene from February of 1940. Ronnaldo discusses the challenges of recording the podcast in the presence of five cats that are eager to join the show.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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 2: Boogie Woogie, Blue Jays and some Glenn Miller

Episode 2: Boogie Woogie, Blue Jays and some Glenn Miller

March 20, 2020

In this episode your host Ronnaldo plays some hopping music by Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Harry James and many more.  We will also listen to some highlights from a Glenn Miller Orchestra radio remote recorded at the Glen Island Casino. Ronnaldo explains some of the sound quality you can expect to hear on this podcast.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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 1: Let’s Start This Swing Thing!

Episode 1: Let’s Start This Swing Thing!

March 20, 2020

Host Ronnaldo introduces The Big Band and Swing Podcast.  In this episode you will hear some great music by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Jim Lunceford, Charlie Barnet and many more.  You will also get to hear some selected songs from a fantastic performance by Bob Chester and His Orchestra on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from April of 1943.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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.