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.
You're in for a treat on Saturday night, September 27th beginning at 10 o'clock. Bill begins his nostalgic program with Patti Page singing "I've Got My Eyes on You." This is followed with some Glenn Miller and then Bing Crosby. You'll also hear from Carly Simon, Linda Ronstadt, and Jo Stafford. And, the show ends with Artie Shaw's "Lover Come Back to Me."