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.
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.
This week's show includes current and legendary jazz vocalists as well as famous big bands like Count Basie, Glenn Miller, and Les & Larry Elgart. Some of today's vocalists include Diana Krall who recently cancelled her fall tour and release of a new cd due to a case of pneumonia. You'll also hear Dee Dee Bridgewater and Diane Schuur. Legendary vocalists include Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.
Legendary trumpeter and former Tonight Show bandleader Doc Severinsen returns to Music Hall on Saturday, October 18 at 8 pm and Sunday, October 19 at 2 pm to join the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and Conductor John Morris Russell for an evening of greatest hits. A Music Hall favorite, Severinsen and the Pops will perform such hits as “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Take the A-Train” and other classics from the three albums they have recorded together.
Lots of vocalists on this week's Swing show. Bill's chosen some legendary singers like June Christy with Stan Kenton, Julie London's "Cry Me a River," and Billie Holiday performing the classic, "Lover Man." There are also big bands like Glenn Miller, Harry James, and Ray Anthony.