The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Sweet Eloise with the Green Eyes (Show 89)

Sweet Eloise with the Green Eyes (Show 89)

November 26, 2021

Includes some vintage music by The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton and Tommy Dorsey.  We also learn about Jimmy Joy and His Orchestra.

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Big Band Birthdays - November 24: Teddy Wilson

Big Band Birthdays - November 24: Teddy Wilson

November 24, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of pianist and sometimes bandleader - Teddy Wilson.  Wilson was born on November 24, 1912 in Austin, Texas.

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Big Band Birthdays - November 19: Tommy Dorsey

Big Band Birthdays - November 19: Tommy Dorsey

November 19, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of the Sentimental Gentleman of Swing himself - Tommy Dorsey.   Dorsey was born on November 19, 1905 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. 

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Cocktails and The Mole (Show 88)

Cocktails and The Mole (Show 88)

November 19, 2021

Features vintage Big Band recordings by Louis Prima, Freddy Martin, Kay Kyser and Benny Goodman.  We also listen to a couple of catchy Soundies.

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

Big Band Birthdays - November 18: Johnny Mercer

Big Band Birthdays - November 18: Johnny Mercer

November 18, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very good vocalist.  But, he is most know for his work as a prolific and successful songwriter - Johnny Mercer.  Mercer was born November 18, 1909 in Savannah, Georgia.

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Big Band Birthdays - November 14: Martha Tilton

Big Band Birthdays - November 14: Martha Tilton

November 14, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a popular female vocalist that featured such a large voice wrapped up in a petite, tiny package - Martha Tilton.  Tilton was born on November 14, 1915 in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Crosby and Keto (Show 87)

Crosby and Keto (Show 87)

November 12, 2021

This episode includes some vintage recordings by Red Nichols, Bing Crosby, Ina Ray Hutton and Bob Chester.  We also learn a little bit about the struggles of Mr. and Mrs. Chubby.

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Celebrating: Fletcher Henderson

Celebrating: Fletcher Henderson

November 10, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Fletcher Henderson. He was one of the most influential arrangers of the Big Band Era.  Join me in this musical celebration of the great Fletcher Henderson.

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Two Jumps Especially For You (Show 86)

Two Jumps Especially For You (Show 86)

November 5, 2021

This episode features some vintage music by Benny Carter, Andy Kirk, Artie Shaw and more.  Ronnaldo drops some coins into The Panoram 2000 so we can listen to some Soundies.

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

Big Band Birthdays - November 2: Bunny Berigan

Big Band Birthdays - November 2: Bunny Berigan

November 2, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very influential trumpeter - Bunny Berigan.  Berigan was born on November 2, 1908 in the State of Wisconsin.

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