Woody Herman http://wrti.org en Big Band Jazz In A Hefti Bag! Sunday, March 9 at 7 PM http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-hefti-bag-sunday-march-9-7-pm <p>Join WRTI's Bob Craig this Sunday night to hear music composed and arranged by Neil Hefti for a number of band - especially Count Basie and Woody Herman. You'll hear several of his songs such as&nbsp; "Girl Talk," "Lil' Darlin'" and "Cute."</p><p><strong>That's on Big Band Jazz, Sunday, March 9, 7 to 8 pm. Don't miss it!</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/5_Mtgo9WOL0</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:51:17 +0000 Bob Craig 7060 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz In A Hefti Bag! Sunday, March 9 at 7 PM Woody Herman's 100th on Big Band Jazz! http://wrti.org/post/woody-hermans-100th-big-band-jazz <p>Woody Herman's centennial birthday is Thursday May 16th. And this Sunday evening at 7 pm, <em>Big Band Jazz </em>will spend an hour with some of "Woody's Goodies."</p><p>http://youtu.be/CyoQfatss9I</p><p>From "The Band That Played The Blues" to "The Last Swingin' Herd," you'll hear some treasures from Woody's 50 years (1936-1986) as the leader of the band.</p><p>Don't miss it! <strong>That's Sunday, May 12, 7 to 8 pm on WRTI 90.1 FM and the jazz web stream at wrti.org.</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 17:36:59 +0000 Bob Craig 5494 at http://wrti.org Woody Herman's 100th on Big Band Jazz! Woody Herman In The Spotlight: Big Band Jazz, Nov. 11th at 7 pm http://wrti.org/post/woody-herman-spotlight-big-band-jazz-nov-11th-7-pm <p>Woody Herman was born in 1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and passed away in 1987. To help celebrate the 100th year since his birth, Graham Carter of Jazzed Media has just produced a DVD documentary on the career of the great jazz bandleader, clarinetist, and sax player. Graham will be my guest, giving insight into the documentary. You'll also hear many landmark recordings from "The Band That Plays The Blues."&nbsp; <strong>Sunday, November 11, 7 to 8 pm</strong>. <strong>Join us!</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/LOoIIeFkGBs</p><p>http://youtu.be/CyoQfatss9I</p><p>http://youtu.be/1Kyv7fNjcvU</p> Thu, 08 Nov 2012 01:44:05 +0000 Bob Craig 4681 at http://wrti.org Woody Herman In The Spotlight: Big Band Jazz, Nov. 11th at 7 pm Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig: Woody Herman, Harry James, Gil Evans http://wrti.org/post/big-band-jazz-bob-craig-woody-herman-harry-james-gil-evans <p>A great hour of music planned for Sunday, May 13th from 7 to 8 pm. Big Band giants in the birthday spotlight this week include Woody Herman and Harry James. We&#39;ll also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gil Evans. Plus, you&#39;ll hear a few exciting new releases. Don&#39;t miss it!</p> Sun, 13 May 2012 11:08:40 +0000 Bob Craig 3857 at http://wrti.org Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig: Woody Herman, Harry James, Gil Evans