Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.

The Songs of lyricist, Ned Washington.  Songs include: The High and the Mighty, When You Wish Upon a Star, The Nearness of You, Baby Mine and Rawhide.

Performers include: Frankie Lane, Frank Sinatra, Connie Boswell, Tex Ritter, Glenn Miller and The Ink Spots.

Direct download: Ned_Washington.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am CST

Famous classical melodies given the jazz treatment.  Works include: Moonlight Sonata, Bolero, Arab Dance, Ritual Fire Dance and Two-Part Invention #12.

Musicians include: Benny Goodman, Larry Clinton, Hazel Scott, Spike Jones, Harry James and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Classics_Into_Jazz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm CST

A special, short podcast in memory of jazz pianist, George Shearing.  Songs include: September In the Rain, I Only Have Eyes For You, Fly Me to the Moon and Lulabye of Birdland.

Direct download: George_Shearing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm CST

Love songs for Valentine's Day.  Songs include: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?, Am I Blue?, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To and When I Grow Too Old To Dream.

Artists include: Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Dinah Shore, Nelson Eddy, Cliff Edwards, Louis Armstrong and Helen Kane.

Direct download: Valentines_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49pm CST

Band arrangments of boogie woogie tunes.  Songs include: Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, Boogie woogie Bugle Boy, Honky Tonk Train Blues and Yancy Special.

Perfromers include: The Andrews Sisters, Bob Crosby Orchestra, Lionel Hampton, Harry James, Cab Calloway and Ted Heath. 

Direct download: Big_Band_Boogie_Woogie.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:44pm CST