Our swing expert begins this evening's show with one of our favorites, Rosemary Clooney, followed by Mel Torme and Helen Forrest. You'll also hear from big bands like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and Stan Kenton.
Bill Cartwright's lined up a fun evening of swing music during this Memorial Day weekend. You'll hear a number of big bands like Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Harry James and Duke Ellington's classic, Take the A Train. Plus popular vocalists from the swing era including Doris Day, Peggy Lee and Nat King Cole.
Enjoy a big band concert and dance with The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Tuesday, May 20 from 7:00 - 10:00 PM at the Ballroom. The evening will be emceed by special guest, John Morris Russell, acclaimed conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Tickets are $30 and are on sale now at www.CincinnatiArts.org, (513) 621-ARTS , and the Aronoff Center Ticket Office. $3.00 pre-paid parking at the Town Center Garage is also available.
On this week's swing program, you'll be treated to music from some of our favorite vocalists like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day. Plus, Frank Sinatra's version of "Fly Me to the Moon" and Mel Torme's "I Should Care."
This week the swing era comes alive with music from a number of vocalists like June Christy, Nancy Wilson, and Michael Buble. Michael Buble will be coming to the US Bank Arena in downtown Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 29th. Tickets for the show go on sale Friday, May 9th.