The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Big Band Birthdays - September 19: Helen Ward

Big Band Birthdays - September 19: Helen Ward

September 19, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a female vocalist who had such a great voice - Helen Ward.  Helen was born September 19, 1916 in New York City, New York.

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

So Tired and Need Some Pep - Episode 79

So Tired and Need Some Pep - Episode 79

September 17, 2021

This episode features recordings by Russ Morgan, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey and more.  We listen to some Soundies and hear about some great little prizes included in boxes of Pep Cereal.

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

Big Band Birthdays - September 10: Raymond Scott

Big Band Birthdays - September 10: Raymond Scott

September 10, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most creative and unique bandleaders of the Big Band Era - Raymond Scott. Raymond was born on September 10, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York.

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

A Doozy On The Upbeat - Episode 78

A Doozy On The Upbeat - Episode 78

September 10, 2021

This episode includes songs by Ray Anthony, Count Basie and Dick Stabile. We listen to some music by bandleader Tommy Carlyn as well as hearing a PSA that stresses the importance of driving safely.

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

Big Band Birthdays - September 4: Jan Savitt

Big Band Birthdays - September 4: Jan Savitt

September 4, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a bandleader who had very strong ties with classical music but really knew how to Swing.  Violinist, arranger, the Stokowski of Swing himself, Jan Savitt. Jan was born on September 4th, 1907 in what is now considered Ukraine.

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Such a Wonderful Feeling - Episode 77

Such a Wonderful Feeling - Episode 77

September 3, 2021

This episode features music by Glenn Miller, Peggy Lee and Gene Krupa. We also enjoy an old radio ad from Lux Soap.  Mmmmm! That's such a wonderful feeling.

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Humming and Dancing With a Dolly - Episode 76

Humming and Dancing With a Dolly - Episode 76

August 27, 2021

Includes music by Benny Carter, Count Basie, Henry Busse and Ben Pollack. We also listen to a classic Soundie by the Modernaires.  Please remember to leave a review with your favorite podcast provider. 

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Big Band Birthdays - August 21: Count Basie

Big Band Birthdays - August 21: Count Basie

August 21, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most influential musicians of the Big Band Era, pianist and bandleader, Count Basie. Basie was born on Aug 21, 1904 in Red Bank, New Jersey.

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

V-Discs and Some More V-Discs - Episode 75

V-Discs and Some More V-Discs - Episode 75

August 20, 2021

Features vintage V-Disc recordings from Tommy Dorsey, Hal McIntyre, Perry Como and Tony Pastor.  Ronnaldo takes a closer look at the historic V-Disc program of the 1940's and barely scratches the surface of this fascinating collection of music.

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Big Band Birthdays - August 17: Larry Clinton

Big Band Birthdays - August 17: Larry Clinton

August 17, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of trumpeter, bandleader and arranger - Larry Clinton. Larry Clinton was born on Aug 17, 1909 in Brooklyn, NY.

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