Laurel and Hardy ‘Twice Two’ Phantom Dancer Swing Radio Mix 1 March 2016


The Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER is your non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio and TV.

Today’s show celebrates the first day of autumn with swing and jazz by Fats Waller, Benny Goodman, Chubby Jackson, Woody Herman and more – live from 1920s-60s radio. Check out the play list.

The final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

The Phantom Dancer is also conveniently live-streamed for your enjoyment Tuesdays 12 – 2pm (1 – 3am GMT), http://www.2ser.com.

After the Tuesday broadcast, you can hear past Phantom Dancers archived at 2ser.com

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is the 1933 Laurel and Hardy classic ‘Twice Two’. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #204

107.3 2SER Tuesday 1 March 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
2SER Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 30 other stations.

Set 1
Sweet Bands on the Air on ‘One Night Stand’ in 1944
Fire Dance (theme) + Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby?
Shep Fields and his New Music (voc) Tommy Lucas
‘One Night Stand’
Copacabana Nightclub NYC
AFRS Re-broadcast
9 Aug 1944
Valse Triste (Sibelius)
Russ Morgan Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
AFRS Re-broadcast
28 Apr 1944
Swinging On A Star + Medley: Don’t Take Your Love From Me / Beautiful Love + Vieni Su (theme)
Carl Ravazza Orchestra (voc) Carl Ravazza and Trio
‘One Night Stand’
Blackhawk Chicago
AFRS Re-broadcast
6 Aug 1944
Set 2
Hot Big Bands on 1946 Radio
Instrumental
Ray McKinley Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Century Room
Hotel Commodore
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Let’s Eat
Bobby Sherwood Orchestra (voc) Bobby S
‘One Night Stand’
Avodon Ballroom
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
3 Jun 1946
The Man I Love + Out of Nowhere
Gene Krupa Orchestra (tp) Red Rodney (ts) Charlie Ventura
‘One Night Stand’
Meadowbrook Gardens
Culver City Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
31 Mar 1946
Set 3
Bop and Jump on 1950s Radio
Cool Blues
Charlie Parker Quintet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Hi-Hat Club
WCOP Boston
1954
Open + The Dripper
Louis Jordan Tympani 5
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Sardi’s
KFI NBC LA
9 Jul 1956
Open + Caldonia
Woody Herman Orchestra (voc) WH
‘Woody Herman’s Music Shop’
Radio Transcription
1950
Set 4
Dance Bands on 1950s Radio
Open + Two Hearts
Vincent Lopez Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Grill Room
Hotel Taft NY
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1959
Do You Ever Think Of Me?
Billy May Orchestra (voc) The Encores
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC LA
21 Dec 1953
Medley: Easter Parade + You’ll Never Know + Stars Fell on Alabama + The Best Things In Life Are Free + Jealous
Chuck Cabot Orchestra (voc) Lyn Avalon and The Caboteers
Empire Room
Rice Hotel
CBS Houston
Apr 1953
Set 5
1930s Swing Singers on the Radio
Whistle While You Work
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra (voc) Gail Reese/div>
Paradise Restaurant
WABC CBS NY
8 Apr 1938
Hurry Home
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Martha Tilton
‘Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
3 Jan 1939
You Can’t Be Mine (And Someone Elses Too)
Fats Waller
Yacht Club
WABC CBS NY
18 Oct 1938
A Vous Tous De Vey, A Vous
Bob Crosby Orchestra (voc) Marian Mann
Terrace Room
Hotel New Yorker
WOR Mutual NY
25 Mar 1940
Set 6
Swinging ’50s Radio
Cirribirribin (theme) + Stealing Apples
Harry James Orchestra
Aragon Ballroom
WMAQ NBC Chicago
18 Jun 1954
Great Times
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘Jazz from America’
VOA NY
11 Feb 1951
Just A’Sittin’ And A’Rockin’
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
30 Jul 1952
Cherokee
Art Tatum (piano) Murray MacEachern Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1950s
Set 7
1940s Big Bands on the Radio
Open + Tom Foolery
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park
KECA ABC LA
19 Sep 1946
In A Magic Garden
Raymond Scott Orchestra
WABC CBS NY
Apr 1944
Mister Beebe
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra (voc) June Richmond
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
At The Balalaika + Close
Ted Weems Orchestra (voc) Perry Como
‘Beat The Band’
WMAQ NBC Chicago
1941
Set 8
Bop Big Bands and Small Groups
Wahoo
Charlie Parker Quintet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
31 Mar 1950
Tiny’s Blues and Father Knickerbocker
Chubby Jackson Band
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roosr
WMCA NY
12 Mar 1949
Groovin’ High
Charlie Parker Quintet
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
22 Sep 1953

23 Feb 2016 Phantom Dancer – Freddy Rich and Bunny Berrigan in ‘Mirrors’ 1933 Vitaphone Short


The Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER is your non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio and TV.

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Today’s show has sets of music by Fats Waller and George Gershwin. There’s a set of far-out jazz from 1950s radio, Cocoanut Grove transcriptions from the early 1930s, and, well, check out the play list for the rest.

As always, the final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

For those of you who don’t live in Sydney, The Phantom Dancer is conveniently live-streamed for your enjoyment Tuesdays 12 – 2pm (1 – 3am GMT), http://www.2ser.com.

You can hear past Phantom Dancers archived at 2ser.com/Phantom_Dancer as well. Scroll down for the show you want to hear.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is the 1933 Vitaphone short ‘Mirrors’ with Freddy Rich and his Orchestra and featuring Bunny Berrigan in the first number. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #203

107.3 2SER Tuesday 23 February 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
2SER Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 30 other stations.

Set 1
Cocoanut Grove Radio Transcriptions 1932-34
Sweet and Lovely (theme) + Look In The Looking Glass
Gus Arnheim Orchestra
‘Cocoanut Grove’
TRANSCO Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1933
Make Me Yours
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) Leah Ray
‘Cocoanut Grove’
TRANSCO Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1934
Sweet Sue + Sweet and Lovely (theme)
Jimmie Grier Orchestra
‘Cocoanut Grove’
TRANSCO Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1932
Set 2
Far Out Jazz on 1956 Radio
It’s A Grand Night For Swinging
Billy Taylor Trio
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
Composers Club
WRCA NBC New York
7 May 1956
Little Girl Blue
Stan Getz Quartet
Basin Street
WCBS CBS NY
21 Apr 1956
Bohemia After Dark + Close
Marian McPartland Trio
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
Composers Club
WRCA NBC New York
23 Apr 1956
Set 3
Pop Singers on 1940s Radio
Free For All + I’m Getting Sentimental Over You (Close)
Frank Sinatra (voc) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Astor Roof
Hotel Astor
WOR Mutual NY
May 1941
Somebody Loves Me
Kitty Kallen (voc) Harry James Orchestra
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park
KECA ABC LA
27 Sep 1945
Indian Summer
Ray Eberle (voc) Glenn Miller Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ NBC Blue NY
7 Jan 1940
Set 4
Dance Bands on 1940s – 1950s Radio
Deep Down In My Heart
Ray Eberle Orchestra (voc) Toni Deen
The Click
WFIL ABC Philadelphia
18 jul 1947
Theme + I’ll Never Stop Loving You
Charlie Spivak Orchestra (voc) Audrey Morris
‘Monitor’
Pleasure Beach Ballroom
Bridgeport Conn
WRCA NBC NY
26 Jun 1955
Midnight Sun
Les Brown Orchestra
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC LA
12 Oct 1953
Set 5
Spotlight Bands Radio Series
Swingin’ On The Teagarden Gate
Jack Teagarden Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Blythe Ca
AFRS re-broadcast
5 Nov 1943
Saturday Night
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Patti Thomas
‘Spotlight Bands’
AFRS re-broadcast
11 Feb 1945
Honeydripper
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Jefferson Barracks
Missouri
Blue Network
23 Nov 1945
The Minor Goes A-Muggin’
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
AFRS re-broadcast
5 Nov 1945
Set 6
Fats Waller
Fats Waller Story (excerpt)
Pat Flowers (piano) (voc) Fats Waller Rhythm
‘2nd Annual American Swing Festival’
WNEW NY
4 Feb 1945
I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby + Truckin’
Fats Waller
WHIS
Bluefield WV
2 Feb 1936
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter + Christopher Columbus
Fats Waller
‘The Magic Key’
WEAF NBC Red NY
24 May 1936
Hallelujah
Fats Waller
‘George Jessel’s Celebrity Program’
WEAF NBC Red NY
12 Feb 1939
Set 7
1930s Swing
Tel Quel (en plain sur le nez)
Alix Combelle Orchestra
Comm Rec
Paris
21 Oct 1940
When My Dreamboat Comes Home
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Jimmy Rushing
Savoy Ballroom NY
30 Jun 1937
Change Partners
Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters (voc) Bon Bon
KYW NBC Red
Philadelphia
17 Oct 1938
The Lamp Is Low
Artie Shaw Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
‘Melody and Madness’
WABC CBS NY
22 Aug 1939
Set 8
George Gershwin
Second Rhapsody
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (piano) Roy Bargy
‘Everybody’s Music’
WABC CBS NY
10 Jun 1938
Someone To Watch Over Me
Jess Stacy (piano)
‘Eddie Condon Jazz Concert’
Town Hall
WJZ Blue NY
5 Aug 1944
George Gershwin Medley
Eddie Condon Group (voc) Helen Ward
‘Eddie Condon’s Floorshow’
WNBT-TV NBC NY
9 Jul 1949
Soon + Sweet and Lowdown
Eddie Condon Group (voc) Lee Wiley
‘Eddie Condon Jazz Concert’
Town Hall
WJZ Blue NY
5 Aug 1944

16 Feb 2016 Phantom Dancer Radio Swing Mix – Julius Sumner Miller Electric Currents


Here is your Phantom Dancer play list for Tuesday 16 February 107.3 2SER Sydney 12noon – 2pm and online at http://www.2ser.com

LISTEN NOW ONLINE in the 2SER ARCHIVE

This week’s 2 hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s – 1960s radio has Miles Davis and John Coltrane live in 1957, Wild Bill Davison and the crew from ‘This is Jazz’ in 1947 and Sydney swing band leader Frank Coughlan from 1937. All very symmetrical. And of course there’s a whole 2 hours of non-stop live swing and jazz, including a set of the great woman jazz singers, with the last half of the show being ALL VINYL. See the play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is Julius Sumner Miller giving Dramatic Demonstrations in Physics on the matter of The Properties and Effects of Electric Currents. This is program 42, recorded at ABC-TV in Sydney in 1969. Enjoy…

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #202

107.3 2SER Tuesday 16 February 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
Repeat Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm

Set 1
It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing
Frank Coughlan Trocadero Orchestra (voc) Barbara James
Comm Rec
Sydney
Jul 1937
Open + Kentucky
Bob Strong Orchestra (voc) Tony Fiola
‘One Night Stand’
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
20 Aug 1944
Sing a Song of Sixpence + Close
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Statler NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
7 Apr 1949
Set 2
Intro + Sweet Georgia Brown
Wild Bill Davison, George Brunies and others
‘This is Jazz’
WOR Mutual NY
20 Apr 1947
Intro + Amapola
Henry Levine and his Dixieland Octet
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue
11 Aug 1941
Lazybones + Close
Jack Teagarden
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
30 Apr 1955
Set 3
Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries
Carroll Gibbons and his Boyfriends
Comm Rec
London
17 Dec 1931
Yankee Doodle Never Went To Town
The Dodge Orchestra
‘The Dodge Show’
Radio Transcription
New York
1936
Two Guitars + Auf Wiedersehen
George Shackley Ensemble
‘Nehi Program’
Radio Transcription
New York
7 May 1932
Set 4
Tequila
Ted Heath Orchestra
‘NBC International Bandstand’
London (BBC)
2 Mar 1959
Four
Miles Davis and John Coltrane
‘Bandstand USA’
Cafe Bohemia
WOR Mutual NY
1957
Mambo The Most + Close
Woody Herman’s Third Herd
‘All Star Parade of Bands’
Royal Grove
Peony Park
WOW NBC Omaha
1948
Set 5
Just As Long As The World Goes Around
Claude Hopkins Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York
Oct 1935
King Porter Stomp
Harry James Orchestra
‘America Dances’
BBC London via CBS New York
19 Jul 1939
Georgine
Hans Rehmstedt Orchestra (voc) Rudi Schuricke
Comm Rec
Berlin
Jul 1939
Prisoner’s Song
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
Paradise Restaurant
WABC CBS NY
10 Apr 1938
Set 6
Open + Fine & Mellow
Billie Holliday
‘Art Ford Show’
New York
1956
Million Dollar Smile
Dinah Washington (voc) Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
16 Nov 1944
Deed I Do
Lena Horne (voc) Fletcher Henderson Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
I Cover The Waterfront
Sarah Vaughan
‘Eddie Condon’s Floorshow’
WPIX TV NY
13 Dec 1948
Set 7
K.C. Stride
Count Basie Orchestra
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
WABC CBS NY
New York
21 Apr 1944
Wire Brush Stomp
Gene Krupa Trio
‘Spotlight Bands’
Newport RI
Blue Network
2 Oct 1944
Scuttlebutt
Artie Shaw’s Gramercy 5
‘Spotlight Bands’
Fort Ord Ca
Blue Network
19 Sep 1945
Mr Chips + Blue’n’Boogie
Billy Eckstine Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Mar 1945
Set 8
BeBop
Charlie Parker
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA New York
12 Feb 1949
Hoffnung Interview
Gerard Hoffnung and Charles Richardson
‘Saturday Night on the Light’
BBC Light Programme
London
1955
Dark Shadows
Charlie Parker Quartet (inc Erroll Garner piano)
Comm Rec
Hollywood
19 Feb 1947
Sweet Lorraine
Benny Goodman Trio
Meadowbrook Gardens
Culver City Ca
KNX CBS NY
26 Jan 1946

2016 Great Art Deco Ball Photos – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters filled the dance floor for our fourth exciting, sumptuous 1920s Great Art Deco Ball.

Each year the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, puts on the Great Art Deco Ball, which is the big, extremely popular social event of the Blue Mountains 1920s Festival. It sells out early and gets bigger every year.

Brigitte Grant from Brigitte Grant Photography (check out her website) took even more photos – beautiful, professional, evocative shots that capture the fun and excitement of the night. You can see them right here on the Mountain Life Facebook Page.

Mountain Life will keep you up-to-date with all that is happening at this year’s Blue Mountains 1920s Festival which runs right through February.

Do you want Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at your event, wedding or party? Just call or email the ever helpful Tony Jex +61 02 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263  |  tony@ozmanagement.com

In the meantime, I took some pictures for you from the bandstand of the band and the dancers…(But, again, check out Brigitte Grant’s pictures on the Mountain Life Facebook Page.

Dancing to the 1920s music of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters in the Grand Ballroom of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for the 2016 Great Art Deco Ball

Dancing to the 1920s music of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters in the Grand Ballroom of the Carrington Hotel Katoomba for the 2016 Great Art Deco Ball

 

Greg Poppleton 1920s singer, with dancers in the background. A selfie as the Bakelite Broadcasters played an instrumental version of Bye Bye Blues

Greg Poppleton 1920s singer, with dancers in the background. A selfie as the Bakelite Broadcasters played an instrumental version of Bye Bye Blues

 

Jim Elliot on the mighty bass saxophone

Jim Elliot on the mighty bass saxophone

 

Jim also played clarinet and alto sax at the Great Art Deco Ball. That's his bass sax in the foreground.

Jim also played clarinet and alto sax at the Great Art Deco Ball. That’s his bass sax in the foreground.

 

Chuck Morgan - banjo and guitar!

Chuck Morgan – banjo and guitar!

 

Geoff Power on his golden trumpet

Geoff Power on his golden trumpet

 

And Geoff Power also played the booming sousaphone.

And Geoff Power also played the booming sousaphone.

 

 

Dancers glide past the bandstand at the 2016 Great Art Deco Ball with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.

Dancers glide past the bandstand at the 2016 Great Art Deco Ball with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.

Do you want Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at your event, wedding or party? Just call or email the ever helpful Tony Jex +61 02 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263  |  tony@ozmanagement.com

 

February Newsletter – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


Hello Bakelite Broadcasters!

January was a busy month for Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters….

Dec 31 – Jan 1 New Years Hollywood Party Carrington Hotel, Katoomba
10 Jan – 1st show at The Builders Club Wollongong
(rebooked 16 Oct)
17 Jan – Cronulla RSL
(next date to be announced)
22 Jan – The 1st Gin Mill Social for 2016
(back again Fri 19 Feb)

Now February is even busier…

Thurs 4 Feb – play for the start of the 2016 Law Term
Sat 6 Feb – Great Art Deco Ball (more details below)
Thurs 11 Feb – private concert, New York theme
Sat 13 Feb – private Anniversary celebration
Fri 19 Feb – 1920s Gin Mill Social (more details below)
Wed 24 Feb – in the studio to record a NEW ALBUM!!!

6 February – Great Art Deco Ball, Carrington Hotel Katoomba.
Have you bought your tickets, yet? Call the Carrington Hotel 4782 1111.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters are back at the historic, glamorous Carrington Hotel, fourth year in a row, for the Roaring 20s Festival Great Art Deco Ball, Sat 6 Feb 7:30pm.

Tickets, including three course meal and beverage package are available at Carrington reception or call 4782 1111.

In Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters you’ll dance to:
Greg Poppleton – 1920s singer
Geoff Power – trumpet and sousaphone
Chuck Morgan – guitar, banjo and ukelele
Jim Elliot – bass saxophone, alto sax and clarinet

Here’s a photo from last year’s Great Art Deco Ball…Looks like fun!

Fri 19 February – The Gin Mill Social is Sydney’s monthly 1920s speakeasy party.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters kick off the night – Friday 19 February 6:45pm. TICKETS

Feast, dance and play at the ultimate 1920s dinner party.

“A night of glamour, food, drinks and entertainment…. Don’t forget your dancing shoes.” – Broadsheet

It’s the roaring 20s and prohibition has cleared the city. WAIT…! There are whispers… down a dark alley, hidden inside a long closed bank building lives a jumpin’ juke joint.

It’s as hot as one of Gatsby’s Parties, it’s The Gin Mill Social!

A fine dining setting with a banquet style menu, the fun never stops as live swing musicians play all night long and the flappers are dancing, vaudeville performers pop up to entertain when you are least expecting it.
The 1920s is living and breathing.
Dress code: guys in ties, girls in pearls.

“It’s like Gold Class on steroids!” – Weekendnotes
TICKETS

FEBRUARY GIG GUIDE + 2016 HIGHLIGHTS

THURS 4 FEB  
Private event to launch the 2016 Law Term
SAT 6 FEB  7:30 – 11pm  
Great Art Deco Ball.
Carrington Hotel,
47 Katoomba St, Katoomba
Includes a three course dinner and beverage package $120.00pp.
TICKETS only available through reception (02) 4782 1111THURS 11 FEB  
Private concert with history of early jazz in NYC themeTHURS 13 FEB  
Private Anniversary celebration in the Southern HighlandsFRI 19 FEB  6:45pm  Gin Mill Social.
Slide Cabaret 41 Oxford St Surry Hills. TICKETS

WED 24 FEB  4th Album Recording

MARCH AND APRIL SHOWS FOR YOUR DIARY…

SUN 20 MAR  12:30pm
Jazz At The Pines, Dural

TICKETS

FRI 25 MAR – SUN 27 MAR  
Waiheke Jazz Festival Auckland NZ
TICKETS

FRI 29 APR  7pm  Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters with Pal Joey Movie (1957) Avoca Beach Picture Theatre. Bookings 4382 1777 TICKETS

SAT 30 APR  3:30pm  Illawarra Jazz Festival, Corrimal Hotel, Corrimal
TICKETS

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9 Feb Phantom Dancer Swing Show + Jerry Jerome on Radio in 1952


The Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER is your non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio and TV.

Listen now ONLINE at 2ser.com

Today’s show has sets 5 to 8 from the 26 January show. The turntables were unavailable due to the public holiday. So, here’s all the music you were meant to hear that day including a set of 1930s swing radio and 1940s swing radio.

In the first half of the show you’ll hear a set of early 1930s hotcha on the wireless and a set of Louis Armstrong on the air in the 1950s.

If you’re at the computer rather than the radio, The Phantom Dancer is live-streamed Tuesday 12 – 2pm, http://www.2ser.com. And you can hear past Phantom Dancers archived at 2ser.com/Phantom_Dancer as well. Scroll down for the show you want to hear.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is a clip from a 1952 VoA broadcast of a concert from a picture show in Brooklyn lead by Jerry Jerome on tenor sax and featuring some of the greats of jazz! Find out who they are, if you’re into rock music prepare to through out the official big record label history of rock, and get into the stomping Jerry Jerome tenor sax solo on When I Get To Old To Dream…

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #201

107.3 2SER Tuesday 9 February 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
2SER Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 30 other stations.

Set 1
Pre-Swing 1930s Hotcha on the Radio
Shine On Your Shoes + Cradle Lullaby
George Olsen Music (voc) Ethel Chappet
‘Lucky Strike Hour’
WEAF NBC Red NY
1 Dec 1931
Going To Town + Freeze and Melt
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Night At The Cotton Club’
Simulated Radio Broadcast
NYC
12 Apr 1929
OK Toots + Close
Ted Fio Rito (aka Vincent Valsanti) Orchestra (voc) Dons One, Two and Three
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1934
Set 2
1940s Swing
Ay Ay Ay
Jerry Jerome Orchestra
Muzak Transcription
New York
1947
I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
1949
At Sundown + Close
Claude Thornhill Orchestra (voc) Gene Williams
‘One Night Stand’
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
23 Jun 1947
Set 3
1940s Singers
Let’s Get Lost
Frank Sinatra
‘Your Hit Parade’ Rehearsal
WEAF NBC Red NY
22 May 1943
Once And For Always
Buddy Clark
AFRS Re-broadcast
13 Mar 1949
You’re The Cream In My Coffee + I Know That You Know + (Close)
Nat King Cole Trio
‘Here’s To Veterans’
Cincinnati OH
AFRS Re-broadcast
6 Dec 1947
Set 4
Louis Armstrong on 1950s Radio
Don’t Fence Me In
Louis Armstrong All-Stars (voc) Velma Middleton
Broadcast
Chicago
1951
Muskrat Ramble
Louis Armstrong All-Stars
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
8 May 1955
Basin Street Blues + Close
Louis Armstrong All-Stars
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
14. May 1955
Set 5
1940s Swing Radio
I Got Rhythm
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ NBC Blue New York
28 Nov 1942
Swing Angel
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Meadowbrook Gardens
Culver City Ca
KFI NBC LA
26 Jan 1946 – 70 years ago today!
High On A Windy Trumpet
Les Brown Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS New York
28 Dec 1945
C Jam Blues
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
400 Retaurant
WABC CBS NY
5 Apr 1946
Set 6
1950s Singers on the Radio
Embraceable You
Charlie Parker Quintet (voc) Chubby Newsome
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
30 Jun 1950
You Better Go Now
Billie Holliday (voc) Percy Faith Orchestra
‘Woolworth Hour’
WCBS CBS NY
1952
Take The A Train
Betty Roche (voc) Duke Ellington Orchestra
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
13 Aug 1952
Flat Top
Dorothy Collins (voc) Raymond Scott Orchestra
‘Your Hit Parade’
WRCA NBC NY
Jan 1956
Set 7
1930s Swing
Backbeats
Claude Hopkins and his Cotton Club Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York
18 Oct 1935
Oh Babe Maybe Some Day + I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Ivie Anderson
Cotton Club
WABC CBS NY
8 May 1938
Open + St Louis Blues
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
‘Norge Program’
New York
1937
Familiar Moe
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
Trianon Ballroom
WCLE Cleveland OH
9 Apr 1939
Set 8
1950s Jazz on Radio
Poutin’
Ben Webster with The Modern Jazz Quartet
Birdland
NYC
28 Feb 1958
Stomp and Whistle
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Buddy Rich
Superior, Wisconsin
CBS
29 May 1954
Rockin’ Chair
Roy Eldridge Quartet
Cafe Bohemia
WRCA NBC NY
Mar 1957
Night in Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
May 1956