The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Melodies and a Lullaby - Episode 74

Melodies and a Lullaby - Episode 74

August 13, 2021

Includes music by The Andrews Sisters, Dick Stabile, Tony Pastor and Ralph Flanagan. We also learn what happens to a fish out of water. Spoiler Alert: It Dies!

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Big Band Birthdays - August 13: Skinnay Ennis

Big Band Birthdays - August 13: Skinnay Ennis

August 13, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader, vocalist and overall entertainer - Skinnay Ennis. Skinnay was born on Aug 13, 1907 in Salisbury, North Carolina.

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Big Band Birthdays - August 7: Freddie Slack

Big Band Birthdays - August 7: Freddie Slack

August 7, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of of Daddy Slack himself - pianist, Freddie Slack. Freddie was born Aug 7, 1910 in Westby, Wisconsin.

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Shakes, Zigs and a Gentle Zag - Episode 73

Shakes, Zigs and a Gentle Zag - Episode 73

August 6, 2021

Contains some great vintage recordings by Gus Arnheim, Claude Hopkins, Louis Jordan and Jimmie Lunceford.  We also learn a little bit about Alvino Rey and Stringy the Talking Guitar.

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Big Band Birthdays - August 4: Louis Armstrong

Big Band Birthdays - August 4: Louis Armstrong

August 4, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a trumpet player and vocalist who just happened to be one of the most influential musicians of not just the Big Band Era but the whole world of Jazz itself - Louis Armstrong. Louis was born on Aug 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Exploring The Cafe Rouge - Episode 72

Exploring The Cafe Rouge - Episode 72

July 30, 2021

Includes vintage performances from Glenn Miller, Woody Herman and Artie Shaw. Ronnaldo dusts off the ol' Time Machine and takes you back to 1943 to visit the iconic Cafe Rouge.

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Big Band Birthdays - July 26: Buddy Clark

Big Band Birthdays - July 26: Buddy Clark

July 26, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Buddy Clark.  Buddy was born on July 26th, 1912 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.

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Linda and the Dipsy Doodle - Episode 71

Linda and the Dipsy Doodle - Episode 71

July 23, 2021

Includes some music from Benny Carter, Anson Weeks, Ray Noble and more.  Ronnaldo plays tracks from old AFRS Radio Shows including Command Performance, Jubilee and One Night Stand.  But hey, he always does that.

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Big Band Birthdays - July 21: Kay Starr

Big Band Birthdays - July 21: Kay Starr

July 21, 2021

In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Kay Starr.  Kay was born on July 21, 1922 in Dougherty, Oklahoma.

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Tonight is Your Lucky Night - Episode 70

Tonight is Your Lucky Night - Episode 70

July 16, 2021

Features vintage recordings from Erskine Hawkins, Boyd Raeburn and Harry James. We also learn a little bit about Lucky Lager.

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