This Episode features the early recordings of jazz greats such as Jimmie Noone, Benny Goodman, Pee Wee Russell, Johnny Dodds and more!
The great Lester Young is featured in this rebroadcast with a little treat at the end.
Learn a little bit about the early history of the Jazz Piano, from Scott Joplin, Thelonious Monk and more!
Learn about the great jazz musician Benny Carter and hear a bit of his music.
Listen to his music and learn about slim's fascinating life.
Learn a little bit about the man and the music of Clarence Williams
Check out the honking sound of Jump Jazz from California with Illinois Jacquet, Dinah Washington, Jimmy Witherspoon and MORE!
Check out the birth of jazz in Paris with Django Reinhardt, Coleman Hawkins and MORE!
Hear the early music of Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald and MORE. Learn a little about the evolution of Jazz Singing.
Tune into the swing machine of Joe Venuti's violin and Eddie Lang's guitar for a taste of solid swing.
Hear Django, Charlie Christian, Les Paul and MORE!
Featuring Charlie Christian, Eddie Lange and More
Listen to some of the forefathers of Be-Bop Jazz break the chains of swing and make people listen.
Listen to the early pioneers of Jazz in Britain and a track from the New Jazz Explosion in Britain.
Learn about the music and lives of Thelonious Monk and Bud Powell
Learn about the music and life of the great cornetist Muggsy Spanier.
Enjoy the sounds of Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young and other jhazz Greats as they invade 52nd St. NYC!
Explore the music of Stan Kenton, Lionel Hampton (with Charles Mingus at 25) and Woody Herman.
Learn about the revival of New Orleans traditional jazz in the 1940's.
Singing songs that touch the heart, Mildred Bailey never achieved the fame she deserved.
Learn a little about the man and the music of Earl 'Fatha' Hines.
Learn about the music and the man in his later years.
Learn about Duke Ellington's life and music. Part I of II