Jazz Archives for January 11, 2009
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Today's Highlight: "Big Bands: Uptown"
This week's program takes us up north in New York City in Harlem where the hottest dance-music in Jazz-history was generated by the black dance-orchestras of the mid-1930s. Includes the bands of Fletcher Henderson, Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie - prepare to kick off yo' shoes
Program Name : JAZZ ARCHIVES Big Bands Uptown
Date Of Broadcast : Sunday 011109
Host Producer : Joe Korona
1. Luis Russell and His Orchestra - Ease On Down - LUIS RUSSELL AND HIS ORCHESTRA - December 1930 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
2. Bennie Moten Kansas City Orchestra - Toby - BENNIE MOTENs KANSAS CITY ORCHESTRA - December 1932 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
3. Earl Hines and His Orchestra - Cavernism - EARL HINES AND HIS ORCHESTRA - February 1933 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
4. Fletcher Henderson and His Orchestra - Yeah Man - FLETCHER HENDERSON AND HIS ORCHESTRA - August 1933 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
5. Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra - Breakfast Ball - JIMMIE LUNCEFORD AND HIS ORCHESTRA - March 1934 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
6. Count Basie and His Orchestra - Swingin the Blues - COUNT BASIE AND HIS ORCHESTRA - February 1938 - - Classics Chronological Records French CD -
Montana Public Radio’s Joe Korona produces and hosts Jazz Archives, taking us through the evolution of various genres of music—ragtime, blues, small-group swing, big-band swing, boogie-woogie, bebop and more. Jazz Archives focuses on musical personalities and characters as well as instruments and styles.