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 "Girl Talk," "Lil' Darlin'" and "Cute."
That's on Big Band Jazz, Sunday, March 9, 7 to 8 pm. Don't miss it!
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." Sunday, November 11, 7 to 8 pm. Join us!
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'll also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gil Evans. Plus, you'll hear a few exciting new releases. Don't miss it!