The eighth in Rivermont's popular Big Broadcast series this CD features a variety of excellent jazz dance band and vocal recordings of the 1920s and 1930s selected by Rich Conaty host of the long-running vintage music radio program the Big Broadcast heard Sunday evenings on WFUV-FM in New York City. Many of these selections are making their first appearance on compact disc expertly remastered from the best available sources. Conaty provides insightful introductions to each recording in the enclosed illustrated booklet. Highlights in Volume 8 include a rare Yerkes Dance Record, a wild performance of Dinah by Billy Costello (voice of Popeye the Sailor) jazz harp from Casper Reardon gorgeous Bix-like cornet from Gus Deloof and a previously unissued rare live 1933 broadcast by Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra. 79 minutes.
  • Big Broadcast, Vol. 8: Jazz and Popular Music Of The 1920S and 1930S
GenreJazz Music
Publication Date20130618
Publisher ImprintCity Hall Records

Big Broadcast 8: Jazz & Popular Music

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