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

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