Swing with Bill Cartwright

Saturdays at 10 PM

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear "You Took Advantage of Me" by Carmen McRae, "Little White Lies" by Mel Torme, "Goody-Goody" by Julie London and "Love For Sale" performed by The Blue Wisp Big Band.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, we'll warm you up for Valentine's Day with Ella Fitzgerald's "Love Me or Leave Me," Frank Sinatra singing "Ain't She Sweet," "Deed I Do" by Bing Crosby and Jo Stafford's "Dream of You."

Swing with Bill Cartwright this week highlights some great tunes that you don't get to hear every day like Tony DeSare's "You'd be so Nice to Come Home To," Dakota Staton's "East of the Sun," and well as Bunny Berigan's "High Society," and "Call Me Irresponsible" by Buddy Greco.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright we'll remember Natalie Cole with her version of "It's Only a Paper Moon."

Plus, we'll have hits from Frank Sinatra ("Memories of You"), Mel Torme ("Love is the Sweetest Thing") and Ella Fitzgerald ("Where or When").

There's an eclectic mix on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear classics such as Frank Sinatra singing "Witchcraft" and Louis Armstrong performing "Jeepers Creepers" as well as unusual treats like Glenn Miller and the Modernaires doing "I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo."

Happy New Year from Swing with Bill Cartwright!

This week we will be featuring Nat "King" Cole's "For Sentimental Reasons," Doris Day's "I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling" and Frank Sinatra's "Pennies From Heaven."

Happy New Year!

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear favorites from Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Four Freshmen as well as Linda Ronstadt, Michael Buble and Ella Fitzgerald.

"Baby It's Cold Outside" but "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" as Swing with Bill Cartwright keeps the season going with favorites like "My Favorite Things" by Tony Bennett, "The Christmas Blues" by Dean Martin and "Christmas Night in Harlem" by Louis Armstrong and Benny Carter.

Saturday, December 19, at 10 pm:
The Swing with Bill Cartwright Christmas special features traditional songs from vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald; Harry Connick, Jr.; and Frank Sinatra. You’ll also hear holiday swing favorites by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Peggy Lee.

On this week's episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear Les Elgart's "Man With the Golden Arm," Sammy Davis, Jr. performing "The Birth of the Blues," Ella Fitzgerald's "Fascinating Rhythm," Patti Austin doing "Honeysuckle Rose" and much, much more.

Frank Sinatra - A Voice in Time

Dec 1, 2015

Saturday, December 12 at 10 pm
Nancy Sinatra hosts this one-hour special looking back at Frank Sinatra's early years (1939-1952).

There's lots of fun and great music on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright from "Dei Mir Bist Du Shon" by the Andrews Sisters and "Moonlight Cocktail" by Glenn Miller to Duke Ellington's classic "Satin Doll."

Tune in to Swing with Bill Cartwright this week for songs by Artie Shaw, Hoagy Carmichael, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and even Carly Simon.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11.14.2015

Nov 8, 2015

This week you'll hear Muggsy Spanier singing about "Chicago," Tony Corbiscello giving you "That Old Feeling" and the Four Freshmen take you down "Route 66" -- only on  Swing with Bill Cartwright.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11.07.2015

Nov 1, 2015

Tune in to Swing with Bill Cartwright this week for songs by June Christy, Tony Bennett, Stan Kenton, Carmen McRae and the Spitfire Band.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 10.31.2015

Oct 25, 2015

In the first half of this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Jo Stafford's "Long Ago and Far Away" and the Andrew Sisters doing "Bounce Me Brother With a Solid Four."

Then, in the second half, we have Nat "King" Cole performing "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" as well as Helen Forrest singing "Taking a Chance on Love."

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 10.24.2015

Oct 18, 2015

On this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright Peggy Lee sings about "That Old Gang of Mine," Mel Torme performs some "Little White Lies," Louis Armstrong gives us "You're the Top" and much, much more. 

This week on  Swing with Bill Cartwright Harry James, Nat King Cole Trio, Eileen Farrell, Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Buble and more.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 10.10.2015

Oct 9, 2015

  On this week's episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear favorites performed by Peggy Lee, Steve Lawrence, Woody Herman and Ella Fitzgerald.  You'll also hear a lovely rendition of "It Had to Be You" performed by Rod Stewart from his Great American Songbook album.

  Highlights from this week's episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright include Tony Bennett and K.D. Lang teaming up to perform "Dream a Little Dream of Me" plus "Love for Sale" done by the Blue Wisp Big Band.

  Where can you hear great music from Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Nina Simone as well as Shorty Rogers, Lavay Smith, Buddy Greco and Ted Heath? It must be this week's episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 9.19.2015

Sep 22, 2015

Les Brown, the Four Freshmen, Patti Austin, Helen Ward and the Gary Urwin Jazz Orchestra are among the artists swinging with Bill Cartwright this evening.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 9.12.2015

Sep 10, 2015

Enjoy music by Mel Torme, Jo Stafford, June Christy, Ella Fitzgerald and more on this week's edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 9.5.2015

Sep 3, 2015

Music performed by Tommy Dorsey, Diana Krall, Mel Torme and Count Bassie can be heard on the program. 

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 8.29.2015

Sep 3, 2015

Bill Cartwright features swing artists including Dinah Washington, The Andrew Sisters, Harry James and Benny Goodman.  

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 8.22.2015

Sep 3, 2015

Nancy Wilson, Bobby Darin, Nina Simone and Les Brown are just a few of the performers featured by Bill Cartwright on August 22nd.

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 8.15.2015

Sep 3, 2015

Enjoy music by Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt and Eydie Gorme on this week's edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright. 

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 8.8.2015

Sep 3, 2015

Tonight's program includes performances by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Carly Simon and Frank Sinatra.  

Bill starts off this program with "I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans" by Tony Bennett who's with Count Basie's band.  For those of you who are Tony Bennett fans, he'll be performing at the PNC Pavilion at Riverbend on Saturday, September 5th.  Doors open at 6:30pm that evening with the concert beginning at 8pm. 

From PNC's press release:

Miss Peggy Lee gets things started on this week's Swing show with the title track from her Hallmark release, "Why Don't You Do It Right."  This is followed by several big band selections in the first half of the show including Fletcher Henderson, Ralph Flanagan, and Harry James.  Helen Forrest sings with Harry James' orchestra.  You'll also hear Judy Garland and Gene Kelly, "For Me and My Gal," from the 1942 hit parade album.  Rosemary Clooney, Rod Stewart and Artie Shaw are also

spotlighted in the second half of this swing program.

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