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2022 10 IHTSB October 16 Teddy Wilson, Bobby Hackett, Roy Eldridge…

IHTSB Oct 16, 2022We listen today to jazz trumpeters in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. Today’s show is the third in our series showcasing jazz instrumentalists, following on from shows featuring pianists and jazz clarinetists in recordings from this time period. The trumpet and its cousin the cornet were prominent members of line …

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2022 IHTSB October 09

IHTSB Oct 9, 2022 Following on from last week’s show featuring jazz pianists, on today’s program we showcase jazz clarinetists in recordings from the 1920s to the 1940s. Though the clarinet was to some extent eclipsed in small group sessions in later years by the saxophone, there were some immensely talented and versatile clarinet players …

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2022 10 IHTSB October 02

On today’s show we feature a line up of jazz pianists in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. These immensely talented and versatile artists were a mainstay of the groups in the studio sessions, as well as playing with larger orchestras and in solo session. We hear them both as part of the performance …

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2022 09 IHTSB September 25

Today’s show features recordings from a range of singers and musicians made in the 1930s to the 1960s. Among our singers today, we listen to Ella Fitzgerald, Mildred Bailey and Mel Tormé with some classic songs from the great songwriters. Count Basie and Artie Shaw join us with their big bands and we hear from …

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2022 09 IHTSB September 04 Featured on this episode, Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes.

IHTSB September 4, 2022 Today we’ll be listening to recordings by one of the finest vocalists from our time period, Helen Forrest. She is remembered particularly for the warmth of her voice, for her interpretative skills and for her talent in matching lyrics to the music of the big bands during the Swing Era and …

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2022 03 IHTSB March 20 Sarah Vaughan, Fletcher Henderson, Bobby Hackett…

Today we celebrate the first day of Spring, with songs recorded from the 1930s to the 1960s. We begin with the trumpet of Bobby Hackett and “Spring, Beautiful Spring”. Sarah Vaughan and William Tabbert bring us songs from two musicals,”South Pacific” and “State Fair”, written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein. Tommy Dorsey and his …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 13

February 13, 2022 Today on the show we’ll hear recordings from small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. There are some very talented musicians in our line up along with some fabulous singers, and even a big band or two. As a special feature, we highlight the work of several wonderful jazz …

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2022 02 IHTSB February 06 Welcome to week one of Black History Month. The great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald is featured in this episode.

This morning on IHTSB we pay tribute to one of the major figures in popular music and jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald had one of the loveliest voices in popular music and jazz. With the rich, warm quality of her voice, and her amazing diction and versatility, Ella was at home across a range of …

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2021 12 IHTSB December 26

Our show today celebrates small jazz groups from the 1930s through to the 1950s. Musicians in these groups made many recordings at this time in studio sessions for the independent labels and left us a treasury of wonderful jazz from these immensely talented artists. George Wettling and friends join us with “Bugle Call Rag” and …

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2021 12 IHTSB December 19 Christmas music from Buddy Clark, Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald…

We celebrate the holiday season in today’s show, with songs about Christmas and about the winter weather. Listen to winter holiday classics like “Winter Wonderland” from Buddy Clark, “Sleigh Ride”, performed by its composer Leroy Anderson, and a fun version of “Jingle Bells” from the irrepressible Fats Waller! Mel Torme joins us with his composition …

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2021 IHTSB 02 February 14 with host Stephanie Robinson, The voice of the great vocalist Ella Fitzgerald featured on today’s episode.

Artist Album Song Time 1. Ella Fitzgerald 1964 Skylark 3:13 2, Teddy Wilson & Ella Fitzgerald 1936 My Melancholy Baby 3:02 3, Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald 1938 I Want to Be Happy 4:29 4, Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald 1938 If Dreams Come True 2:39 5. Ella Fitzgerald 1958 How’s Chances? 2:49 6. Ella …

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2020 12 IHTSB December 27

December 27, 2020 Artist Year Song Time 1. Bud Freeman And His Orchestra 1945 Town Hall Blues 3:12 2. Fats Waller 1941 Pantin’ In The Panther Room 3:04 3. Bunny Berigan 1935 Keep Smilin’ At Trouble 3:08 4. Wild Bill Davison & His Commodores 1943 Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home 2:55 5. Teddy Wilson …

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