Bill Cartwright's put together a fun show for the holiday season! The program begins with Ella Fitzgerald's version of "White Christmas" and then later in the show you'll hear the classic rendition of "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby. You'll also hear Joe Williams singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "My Favorite Things" performed by Barbra Streisand, and Peggy Lee's "Winter Wonderland." Other classic songs will be sung by Manhattan Transfer, Diana Krall, and Harry Connick, Jr.
Merry Christmas on Swing with Bill Cartwright Saturday night at 10pm on WVXU/WMUB!
Sit back with a glass of wine, and enjoy the big band sounds of swing this evening. Bill's starting the show off with "And the Angels Sing" by Martha Tilton and Steve Tyrell's "Cheek to Cheek." There are also songs by Billie Holiday, Nat Cole, and Keely Smith ("Stormy Weather"). You'll hear Bing Crosby's classic "White Christmas," and the show ends with "Lullaby of Birdland" by Count Basie.
This show begins with the big bands of Glenn Miller and Count Basie. Other bands heard during the hour include Harry James, "Crazy Rhythm" and Benny Goodman's "Sing, Sing, Sing." During the first half of the swing show, you'll hear from some great vocalists like Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald and Linda Ronstadt. June Christy, Rosemary Clooney and Michael Buble are some of the vocalists you'll hear in the second half of Bill's swing show. And the evening's program will end with the classic "Stardust" by Glenn Miller.
You're in for a treat tonight. The show begins with "Witchcraft" by Sarah Vaughan, and then "Mr. Anthony's Boogie" by Ray Anthony, and then a lovely song by Mel Torme, "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails." You'll also hear from vocalists like Maxine Sullivan, Nat Cole, and Paul Anka.
This week's swing show starts off with a great version of "Mack the Knife" by Bobby Darin, followed by Glenn Miller's "Tuxedo Junction," and Cincinnati native Doris Day with "Sentimental Journey." You'll also hear from Linda Ronstadt, Harry Connick Jr, and Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett. And, the program ends with Gerald Wilson's Orchestra performing the classic "Love for Sale."
Local concert note: The Blue Wisp Big Band will be performing this coming Wednesday evening, November 26th, from 8-11:30pm at the York Street Cafe in Newport, Kentucky.