The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Big Band Birthdays - September 30: Buddy Rich

Big Band Birthdays - September 30: Buddy Rich

September 30, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the celebrate the birthday of one of the most influential drummers of all time - Buddy Rich.  Buddy was born on September 30, 1917 in New York City, New York. 

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Celebrating: Ella Fitzgerald

Celebrating: Ella Fitzgerald

September 28, 2021

Hello there! In this Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald. We play some of her Hits, songs from her time with Chick Webb and some other tracks by the Queen of Jazz.  Join me in this musical celebration of Ella Fitzgerald.

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Some Forrest and Sherwood (Show 80)

Some Forrest and Sherwood (Show 80)

September 24, 2021

This episode includes some vintage music by Louis Jordan and Tony Pastor.  We also listen to some performances from the old AFRS variety show, "Mail Call" by Helen Forrest and Nora Lou Martin.

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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.

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So Tired and Need Some Pep (Show 79)

So Tired and Need Some Pep (Show 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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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.

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A Doozy On The Upbeat (Show 78)

A Doozy On The Upbeat (Show 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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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 (Show 77)

Such a Wonderful Feeling (Show 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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