The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Swing and The Johnny Thing (Show 95)

Swing and The Johnny Thing (Show 95)

January 21, 2022

Features vintage Big Band music by Ozzie Nelson, Bob Crosby, Duke Ellington and more.  Ronnaldo plays clips from a 1946 educational film titled "Johnny Learns His Manners" and also answers listener mail.

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Big Band Birthdays - January 20: Ray Anthony

Big Band Birthdays - January 20: Ray Anthony

January 20, 2022

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader, and one heck of a trumpet player - Ray Anthony.  Ray was born on January 20, 1922 in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania.

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Big Band Birthdays - January 15: Gene Krupa

Big Band Birthdays - January 15: Gene Krupa

January 15, 2022

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most popular and influential drummers of the Big Band Era - Gene Krupa.  Krupa was born on January 15, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Boog It and Budgets (Show 94)

Boog It and Budgets (Show 94)

January 14, 2022

Includes some great Big Band recordings by Cab Calloway, Sam Donahue and Johnny Mercer.  Ronnaldo also plays a track by Belgian bandleader Fud Candrix and we listen to a couple of clips from "Your Thrift Habits".

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Big Band Birthdays - January 9: Dick Jurgens

Big Band Birthdays - January 9: Dick Jurgens

January 9, 2022

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader - Dick Jurgens.  Jurgens was born on January 9, 1910 in Sacramento, California.

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Flat Foot Floogie Difficulties (Show 93)

Flat Foot Floogie Difficulties (Show 93)

January 7, 2022

Features vintage Big Band music by Count Basie, Bing Crosby, The Hudson-DeLange Orchestra and many more. We also listen to a great Soundie by Louis Jordan.

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Big Band Birthdays - January 3: Maxene Andrews

Big Band Birthdays - January 3: Maxene Andrews

January 3, 2022

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of Maxene Andrews.  Maxene was born on January 3, 1916 in Mound, Minnesota.

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