Lots and lots of vocalists on this evening's swing show! Some of the male vocalists include Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, and Steve Tyrell. From the ladies of swing, you'll hear Jo Stafford singing "The Trolley Song," "Memories of You" by the King Sisters, and local favorite Rosemary Clooney doing a version of "I Get Around Without You Very Well." There are also, of course, big band favorites by Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Count Basie.
This week you'll hear hometown favorite Blue Wisp Big Band who's found a new home at Japp's on Main Street in Over the Rhine on Wednesday evenings. I hear the place is packed for them, and the band loves the new digs. There are also songs from Mel Torme, "The Lady is a Tramp," the Four Freshmen's "You Stepped Out of a Dream," and Linda Ronstadt's "What'll I Do."
*Concert Alert! - On Friday, November 7th, the Tommy Dorsey Big Band will be appearing at the Music Hall Ballroom 7-10pm, $30/per & $3 parking. For tickets and information, call 513-621-2787.
If you enjoy songs performed by female jazz vocalists, you'll enjoy this weekend's swing show on Saturday, September 6th beginning at 10pm. Doris Day performs "The Very Thought of You," and Nancy Wilson sings "The Song is You." You'll also hear a couple of songs by the legendary Ella Fitzgerald including "Coochi, Coochi, Coo" as well as "Let's Begin" from the Jerome Kern Songbook cd.
Join Bill Cartwright Saturday night at 10 o'clock, August 30th, for a pre-Labor Day swing show! You'll hear classic big band songs like Woody Herman's "Woodchopper's Ball" and Benny Goodman's "Sing, Sing, Sing." Vocalists who'll be featured include Billie Holiday, Nancy Wilson, and Harry Connick, Jr.