The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Less Smoke, More Swing (Show 8)

Less Smoke, More Swing (Show 8)

April 24, 2020

Features music Tex Beneke, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ina Ray Hutton and more. We enjoy a classic performance by Harry James from Casino Gardens recorded in August of 1944. Also, you don't want to miss Ronnaldo going off on a small rant about smoking after listening to some old cigarette ads. Fred and Barney make an appearance.

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The Charlie Barnet Episode (Show 7)

The Charlie Barnet Episode (Show 7)

April 17, 2020

This episode focuses on the life and music of Charlie Barnet. Charlie was a fantastic sax player and an even better band leader. We listen to many of his hits including "Pompton Turnpike" and "Skyliner." We also enjoy some of his stomping live performances. So have a listen and celebrate with us the wild, talented and always interesting Charlie Barnet.

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Cooking, Cost of Living, Crosby and Clark (Show 6)

Cooking, Cost of Living, Crosby and Clark (Show 6)

April 10, 2020

Yummy! You can almost smell this delicious episode just waiting to be played. In this episode we hear songs from Stan Kenton, Buddy Clark, Bob Crosby and Charlie Barnet. We also listen to a segment of a Jerry Gray radio performance recorded at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago from 1951. The cost of living is also discussed as we look back at the prices of items in 1930.

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

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Let Me Off Uptown for A String of Pearls (Show 5)

Let Me Off Uptown for A String of Pearls (Show 5)

April 3, 2020

Features songs from Martha Tilton, The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller and Gene Krupa. We also check out a great Benny Goodman performance on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from September of 1943.

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