The Big Band and Swing Podcast

2021-09

Episodes

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

Tuesday Sep 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. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Friday Sep 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. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Sunday Sep 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.

Friday Sep 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. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Friday Sep 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.

Friday Sep 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. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Saturday Sep 04, 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. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Friday Sep 03, 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. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

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