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.
This week's Swing show features a number of popular vocalists from times gone by as well as the present including Michael Buble, Doris Day, Dinah Shore and Rosemary Clooney. Cincinnati native Doris Day will celebrate her 90th birthday this coming Thursday, April 3rd. Turner Classic Movies will celebrate her birthday with an all-day marathon of her movies on April 3rd if you'd like to re-visit her tremendous talent.
This week's show on Saturday, March 22nd, at 10pm will feature a number of outstanding vocalists including Tony Bennett, Peggy Lee and Nancy Wilson. Others are Harry Connick, Jr. along with the wonderful duet sounds of Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme.
Memorial Hall will present their Signature Series "Simply Swinging" concert on Friday, April 18th. The show will feature Steve Lippia with the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra. Before the concert, the Mad Men-themed reception will include Salon 21, lite bites by Elegant Fare and Catered Affair, plus cocktails from Obscura and Madisono's gelato. The reception and open bar begins at 6:30pm followed by the performance at 8, and dancing at 9pm. The evening is co-presented by the Blue Wisp and Memor
This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear from a number of great female vocalists including Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lena Horne. There will also be songs by legendary big bands from the swing era like Harry James, Duke Ellington and Les Elgart.