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Big Band

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Description

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Those were the days. Relive the peak of the big band era. You’ll find them in all their swinging majesty, the big orchestra and arrangements that made music exciting: Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Henry James, Artie Shaw and more. Expect to also be treated to a complementary assortment of early forms of jazz.

Music Programmer

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Pierre-Jean Lavigne

Since 1999, Pierre-Jean Lavigne has been a DJ and host of many radio shows and podcasts. He has performed at numerous festivals and opened for many of his favorite acts. Pierre-Jean has always believed that music’s capacity to surprise and touch on an emotional level is one of the best ways to bring people together. For that reason, sincerity, creativity, and freshness is are qualities he looks for in new music.

Artists

Count Basie
Glenn Miller
Frank Sinatra
Benny Goodman
Duke Ellington
Tommy Dorsey
Harry James
Ella Fitzgerald
Charlie Barnet
The Andrews Sisters

Chart

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My Old Flame
Johnny Bothwell
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Until The Real Thing Comes Along
Andy Kirk & His Twelve Clouds of Joy
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One O'Clock Jump
Count Basie
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Oh Lady Be Good
Artie Shaw
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When My Baby Left Me
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
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Blues In The Night
Woody Herman
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The Devil Sat Down And Cried
Harry James
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Strip Polka
Johnny Mercer
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Saturday Night Fish Fry
Louis Jordan
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Long Ago (And Far Away)
Jo Stafford