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Benny Carter: The Radio Years: 1939-46

Is there any big-band nostalgia as fascinating as the “remote” radio broadcasts from the late ’20s to the mid-’40s, when most Americans (some via crystal sets) were introduced to big bands? Thanks to a German company, Storyville, there exists a Jazz Unlimited series called The Radio Years that embraces big-band broadcasts between 1937 and 1945.

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