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.”

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.

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.

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.

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