DJ Session: Big Bands For Swingin' And Stompin'
This week’s edition of the Here & Now DJ Sessions goes to the big band era of Benny Goodman, Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington and more. Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dewey Gill, of The Sunday Big Band Show on WMSE in Milwaukee, for a listen back to these beloved and sometimes overlooked Swing Era classics.
Songs In This Segment
“Chant of the Weed” by Don Redman & His Orchestra
“Christopher Columbus” by Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra
“King Porter Stomp” by Benny Goodman
“Daybreak Express” by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
“Apple Honey” by Woody Herman & His Orchestra
- Dewey Gill, host of The Sunday Big Band show on WMSE
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