Swing with Bill Cartwright

Saturdays at 10 PM

Host Bill Cartwright brings his passion for 1930’s and 40’s era Big Band music to this entertaining Saturday evening showcase honoring the music of the “Golden Age of Radio.”

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10:29 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11.15.14 show

Bill starts this program with music from Buddy Morrow who was a trombonist and big band leader.  He was once a member of the Tonight Show band, and also led the Tommy Dorsey Band from 1977 until his death in 2010.  You'll also hear some of Bill's favorite vocalists like Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Ella Fitzgerald.  And, he ends the show with the Blue Wisp Big Band's "I Won't Dance."  The Blue Wisp Big Band is now performing to a packed house at Japp's on Main Street in Over the Rhine on Wednesday evenings.

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9:39 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11.8.14 show

This week you'll hear from a number of your favorite vocalists like Doris Day, "Just You, Just Me;" Tony Bennett's "I Wish I Were in Love Again;" and Billie Holiday's "Stormy Weather."  There's a wonderful duet of "Tenderly" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.  And, the program ends with Duke Ellington with "Flying Home" on Capitol Records.

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4:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11.1.14 show

Join Bill this Saturday night at 10pm for some of your favorite vocalists.  You'll hear from Linda Ronstadt, "Am I Blue,"  June Christy's version of "Stompin' at the Savoy," as well as local favorite Rosemary Clooney, "How Am I to Know."  Other featured singers include Peggy Lee, Steve Tyrell, and Dean Martin.

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10:59 am
Mon October 20, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 10.25.14 show

Lots of female vocalists on this week's show including Carmen McRae, the Andrew Sisters, Carly Simon, and June Christy.  The program begins with Glenn Miller's "String of Pearls" and ends with "One O'Clock Jump" by Harry James.

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10:52 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 10/18/14 show

Bill's selected some musicians and vocalists you may not have heard for awhile.  Like "Pompton Turnpike" by Charlie Barnett, "Who" by the Pied Pipers, and "I'll Get By" by Dick Haymes.  There are also songs by his favorites you'll hear every week like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman.

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