2023-04-IHTSB-April-23 Some of the featured musicians include vocalists Dean Martin, Billie Holiday, as well as guitarist Al Casey.

On our show today we listen to recordings made between 1930 and 1955. We hear the delightful voices of Dean Martin and Rosemary Clooney along with the lovely tones of Sarah Vaughan and Sammy Davis Jr. In the lineup are several small jazz groups, and we celebrate today the art of George Wettling, one of the greatest drummers of his time, in three recordings from the 1940s, “Some Of These Days”, “Body & Soul” and “Rosetta”. And we begin and end with two excellent big bands, the Bob Crosby orchestra and the Count Basie. Orchestra. Enjoy some delightful jazz!

  1. Bob Crosby orchestra 1937 South Rampart Street Parade 3:39
  2. Billie Holiday 1950 What Is This Thing Called Love 3:08
  3. Al Casey and his Sextet 1945 Sometimes I’m Happy 2:58
  4. Peggy Lee & Benny Goodman 1941 How Deep Is The Ocean 3:23
  5. George Wettling trio 1944 Some Of These Days 2:34
  6. Dean Martin 1952 I Feel Like A Feather In The Breeze 2:51
  7. Bobby Hackett 1945 Body & Soul 3:46
  8. Rosemary Clooney 1953 What Is There To Say 3:07
  9. Woody Herman 1955 Broadway 2:44
  10. Sarah Vaughan 1958 The Midnight Sun Will Never Set 2:51
  11. Sammy Davis Jnr 1955 I’ll Know 3:03
  12. Ted Nash Quintet 1946 A Pocketful Of Dreams 2:55
  13. Muggsy Spanier 1944 Rosetta 3:16
  14. Count Basie 1938 Swingin’ The Blues 2:48
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