2022-10-IHTSB-October- 30 Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Bob Crosby…

2022-10-IHTSB-October- 30 Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Bob Crosby...

Today’s show showcases big bands from the 1930s to the 1950s. They were a defining feature of the music scene at this time, from early jazz, through the swing era and then into the mainstream of popular music. Their musicians were highly talented jazz artists and the singers among the nicest voices around. They often played the work of gifted arrangers, who brought delightful interpretations of the treasury of jazz and popular songs from the pens of the great song writers of the time. Enjoy some wonderful music!

  1. Duke Ellington 1941 The Sidewalks Of New York 3:15
  2. Glenn Miller 1941 Adios 2:54
  3. Artie Shaw 1938 What Is This Thing Called Love? 3:16
  4. Benny Carter 1936 These Foolish Things 3:05
  5. Count Basie 1937 Honeysuckle Rose 3:00
  6. Tommy Dorsey 1938 Then I’ll Be Happy 3:10
  7. Bob Crosby 1937 Little Rock Getaway 2:34
  8. Benny Goodman 1935 When Buddha Smiles 3:09
  9. Billy Butterfield 1946 That Old Feeling 2:56
  10. Woody Herman 1955 Slow Boat 4:21
  11. Harry James 1947 Things Ain’t What They Used To Be 3:46
  12. Teddy Wilson 1939 Jumpin’ on the Black and Whites 3:02
  13. Andy Kirk 1936 Little Joe From Chicago 2:57
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