Episode 3 – “New Swing”
Hosted and Produced by J. Scott Fugate, “The Jazz Evangelist”
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This episode of Swing takes us into the 21st century with some recent Big Band music brought to you by some of the best in the business. You’ll hear from the latest incarnation of The Gene Krupa Orchestra, as well as songs swung and sung by Ann Hampton Callaway, Deborah Brown, Patti Austin and The Manhattan Transfer. You’ll also hear from the likes of Quincy Jones along with Ray Charles & Stevie Wonder . . . and even some Michael Jackson music given the swing treatment by Paul Anka. The amazing Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band weighs in, as do heavy weights with the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band and much more.
Swing never dies – it just gets clearer when they record it in stereo. Enjoy the ride!
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Episode 3 – New Swing
Artist – “Track” – Album – Year – (Label)
Michael Berkowitz & The Gene Krupa Orchestra – “Genes’ Boogie” - Thinking Of Gene - 2007 - (Sea Breeze)
Ann Hampton Callaway – “Swingin’ Away The Blues” - Blues In The Night - 2006 - (Telarc)
Deborah Brown – “I Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” – Deborah! - 1987 – (Fever)
Patti Austin – “Lady Be Good” - Avant Gershwin - 2007 - (Rendezvous)
Erich Kunzel / Cincinnati Pops Orch. (Feat Manhattan Transfer) – “Choo Choo Ch Boogie” - Got Swing! - 2003 - (Telarc)
Quincy Jones (Feat. Ray Charles, Bono & Stevie Wonder) – “Let The Good Times Roll” - Q’s Juke Joint - 1995 - (Quest)
Paul Anka – “The Way You Make Me Feel” - Rock Swings - 2005 - (Verve)
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band - “The Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes” - The Phat Pack - 2006 - (Immergent)
Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band (Feat James Moody & Roberta Gambarini) – “Cool Breeze” - I’m Beboppin’ Too - 2009 - (Half Note)
Del Baroni On The Air Orchestra – “Caravan” - On The Air Swing Band - 2001 - (Del Boroni)
Wayne Bergeron – “Georgia” - Plays Well With Others - 2007 - (Concord)
Slide Hampton & The World Of Trombones – “Lester Leaps In” - Spirit Of The Horn - 2002 - (MCG)
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band – “Play That Funky Music” - The Phat Pack – 2006 – (Immergent)
Music Bed Provided by:
Cyrus Chestnut & Eric Reed – “It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” – Plenty Swing, Plenty Soul – 2010 – (Savant)
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