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Greg Poppleton 1920s Great Gatsby Party – Raising Dollars For Scholars


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters had the flappers and gentlemen dancing The Charleston at a 1920s Great Gatsby gala raising money for education.

Taking the photos: MICHAEL HENNESSY PHOTOGRAPHY
MOBILE NO. 0425292809
EMAIL: michael@hennos.com

In Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters are the absolute best in Sydney 1920s-30s jazz and swing:
Greg Poppleton – authentic 1920s-30s singer / film and TV actor
Geoff Power – cornet and sousaphone
Paul Furniss – alto and soprano saxes plus clarinet
Grahame Conlon – guitar and banjo
Lawrie Thompson – drums and washboard.

Tony Jex provided the sound for the 1000 seat hall.

Looking for a swinging jazz band for your wedding, corporate event and party?
Trio to full 1920s orchestra. Sound, lights and staging for small parties to big events.
Call Tony or email. Contact.

Looking for a swinging jazz band for your wedding, corporate event and party?
Trio to full 1920s orchestra. Sound, lights and staging for small parties to big events.
Call Tony or email. Contact.

Official 2016 Art Deco Ball Photos


Greg Poppleton is Australia’s only authentic 1920s-1930s singer.

Greg Poppleton and his Bakelite Broadcasters have been the band for the popular Great Art Deco Ball, the highlight of the Blue Mountains 1920s Festival since 2013.

Brigitte Grant took the official photos of the ball in 2016. I am now able to show them to you.

In Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters are:
Greg Poppleton – 1920s-30s singer and megaphone
Geoff Power – trumpet and sousaphone
Chuck Morgan – guitar and banjo
Jim Elliot – clarinet, alto sax and bass saxophone

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play for clubs and festivals across Australia and NZ. We’re also available for your wedding, corporate function and party. Contact.

15 November Phantom Dancer – 1950s Tony Martin TV Show


The Tuesday 15 Nov Phantom Dancer on radio and online – your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio with Greg Poppleton – is certainly guaranteed to be the best show ever.

Check it now ONLINE at 2SER (The first song has turned into a notorious John Cage recording. Don’t know how that happened.)

The Phantom Dancer kicks off with 1930s-40s airchecks by The Dipsy Doodler, swing band leader Larry Clinton.
The last hour is all vinyl.

Fearlessly searching YouTube for the swingiest, jazziest, weirdest ‘Video of the Week’, I’ve found a 1950s TV show featuring ‘Young America’s Favourite’ singer, Tony Martin. Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #239

107.3 2SER Tuesday 15 November 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
Larry Clinton ‘The Dipsy Doodler’ on 1938-48 Radio
The Dipsy Doodle (theme) + Zigzag
Larry Clinton Orchestra
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
WEAF NBC Red NY
1938
In A Mist
Larry Clinton Orchestra
Hotel Park Central
WEAF NBC Red NY
7 Jul 1939
Lonesome Road + Study In Brown (Close)
Larry Clinton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
AFRS Re-broadcast
18 Dec 1948
Set 2
‘Here’s To Veterans’ 1947-55 Radio Transcription Series
Manhattan (open) + Dark Dream
Georgie Auld
‘Here’s To Veterans’
Radio Transcription
1955
Bloop Bleep
Nat King Cole Trio (voc) Woody Herman
‘Here’s To Veterans’
Radio Transcription
5 Jul 1947
Cow Cow Boogie + Blacksmith Blues (close)
Ella Mae Morse
‘Here’s To Veterans’
Radio Transcription
1954
Set 3
1930s – 40s Mickey Mouse Bands on Radio
Feeling For Me Of You
Tommy Carlyn (voc) Gail Saunders
Bill Green’s Casino
Pittsburgh NBC
1942
The Girl With The Light Blue Hair
Benny Krueger Orchestra
WOR Mutual NY
28 Apr 1940
The More I Know + Robins and Roses + Station Schedule (fades)
Clint Noble Orchestra (voc) Trio
WEAF NBC Red NY
3 Jul 1936
Set 4
Trad Bands on Live 1955-56 Radio
Theme + Royal Garden Blues
Kid Ory
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
5 Feb 1955
The Boppinpoof Song
Louis Armstrong All-Stars (voc) Louis Armstrong
‘All-Star Parade of Jazz’
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
8 May 1955
Shine
Al Hirt Jazz Band
‘Jazz Band Ball’
WWL CBS New Orleans
18 Aug 1956
Set 5
1934 – 36 Radio Bands
Maniac’s Ball
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Radio Transcription
1934
There’s A Small Hotel
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Maxine Gray
‘Lady Ester Serenade’
WEAF NBC Red NY
26 Aug 1936
Sweet and Lowdown
Anson Weeks Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Peacock Court
Hotel Mark Hopkins
San Francisco
1932
Love is Just Around The Corner + When Day Is Done
Henry Busse Orchestra (voc) Marion Holmes
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1935
Set 6
Harry James on the Air
The One I Love
Harry James Orchestra (voc) The Skylarks
‘Call For Music’
KFI NBC LA
1948
Two O’Clock Jump
Harry James Octet
Aircheck
1950
Jump Sauce
Harry James Orchestra
Meadowbrook Gardens
Culver City Ca
KFI NBC LA
10 Feb 1946
It’s A Wonderful World
Harry James Orchestra
Southland Cafe
WNAC NBC Boston
19 Mar 1940
Set 7
Modern Jazz Small Groups on 1940s-50s Radio
Tiny Grimes
Tiny Grimes Quartet
Comm Rec
New York City
3 Nov 1944
O-Go-Mo
Charlie Ventura
Aircheck
1951
The 7-11 Jump
Erroll Garner Trio
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
May 1956
Somebody Loves Me + Goodbye
Benny Goodman Sextet (with Alistair Cooke)
‘Kings of Jazz’
BBC New York City
8 Dec 1945
Set 8
Charlie Parker on WMCA 1948-49
52nd Street Theme
Charlie Parker (as) Miles Davis (tp) Tadd Dameron (piano) Curley Russell (bass) Max Roach (d)
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
4 Sep 1948
Hot House
Charlie Parker (as) Kenny Dorham (tp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Joe Harris (d)
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
15 Jan 1949
Ornithology
Charlie Parker (as) Miles Davis (tp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (bass) Max Roach (d)
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
11 Dec 1948

March Newsletter – New Album Recorded


“We must say Greg Poppleton’s music always hits the spot – so authentic sounding!”
— Women’s Vintage Radio Hour, Gillespie Network (US)

Hello Bakelite Broadcasters!

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters recorded 13 hotcha 1920s – 30s songs last Wednesday for a brand new album we’re sure you’ll like. Mixing, mastering, artwork and packaging is still to be done. We’re aiming for a May release date. I’ll keep you informed of progress with each monthly newsletter.

Who’s playing on the new album? Well, you’ll hear Greg Poppleton, authentic 1920s-30s singer, Paul Furniss clarinet, alto sax and soprano sax, Geoff Power trumpet, trombone and sousaphone, Grahame Conlon guitar and banjo, and Lawrie Thompson drums and washboard.

The entire album was recorded between 10:45 am and 3:15pm on Wednesday 24 February with a 45 minute lunch break. So the feel is just like a high energy live show.

Tracks: Back In Your Own Backyard (title track) / Yes, We Have No Bananas / Egyptian Ella / Cakewalking Babies From Home / The Lady Is A Tramp / Too Marvelous For Words / They Didn’t Believe Me / Honeysuckle Rose / When My Dreamboat Comes Home / I’ll See You In My Dreams / I’m Nobody’s Sweetheart Now / Makin’ Whoopee!

Here’s a sneak photo taken at the studio. Greg Poppleton holding the song list. Paul Funiss (reeds) and Grahame Conlon (g) in the background.

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MARCH SHOW DATES

Wed 2 March – Mixing and Mastering New Album

Fri 11 March – Birthday Party, Penrith District
Private

Sun 13 March – Sydney Rowers Club, Abbotsford
3 – 6pm Free

Fri 18 March – Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

Sun 20 March – Jazz At The Pines, Dural
Tickets available here

NEW ZEALAND WAIHEKE FESTIVAL DATES

Friday 25 March – Artworks Theatre
Tickets available here

Saturday 26 March – Morra Hall
Tickets available here

Sunday 27 March – Grand Finale Concert featuring the Stars of the Festival, Rangihoua Estate, Rocky Bay
Tickets available here

AUSTRALIAN SHOW DATES

Saturday 2 April – Penrith Club, Penrith
Free

Tuesday 5 April – Mosman Gallery, Penrith
Free

Friday 8 April – High Tea, Hurstville
Door tickets $15

Fri 15 April – Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

Fri 29 April – Avoca Beach Picture Theatre (with Pal Joey film)
Tickets available here and selling fast

Sat 30 April – Illawarra Jazz Fest, Corrimal Hotel, Corrimal
Tickets available here

Thurs 5 May – Corporate Event
Inner West

Sat 14 May – Birthday Party
Eastern Suburbs

Sun 15 May – Cronulla Club, Cronulla Beach
Free

Fri 20 May – Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

Sun 29 May – Sydney Rowers Club, Abbotsford
Free

Wed 15 June – Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach
Free

Fri 17 June – Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

Sat 25 June – Wedding, Blue Mountains

Fri 15 July – Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

Sun 16 October – Master Builders’ Club, Wollongong
Free

Sun 19 February 2017 – Jazz At The Pines, Dural
Tickets available here

HEAR BAND ALBUMS

Chuck Morgan with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Great Art Deco Ball

Chuck Morgan with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Great Art Deco Ball

 

MUST SEE MARCH – APRIL SHOWS
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SUN 20 MAR 12:30pm
Jazz At The Pines, Dural
Tickets available here

Fri 18 MAR 6:45pm
Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Surry Hills
Tickets available here

FRI 29 APR 7pm
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters on stage with Pal Joey Movie (1957)
Avoca Beach Picture Theatre.
Bookings 4382 1777 Tickets available here and selling fast

SAT 30 APR 3:30pm Illawarra Jazz Festival, Corrimal Hotel, Corrimal
Tickets available here

PHANTOM DANCER RADIO SHOW
Your non-stop mix of Swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio with Greg Poppleton.

See the play lists at Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge Blog
Tuesdays 12pm 107.3 2SER Sydney
Thursdays 11am 88.5 2RRR Gladesville
Sundays 5pm 107.3 2SER Sydney
Sundays 7pm ArtSoundFM 1ART 90.3 and 92.7 Canberra
Plus 20 other stations across Australia

WINNER – ArtSoundFM Canberra – ‘Best Community Radio Network Programme 2015’

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IN CASE OF MUSICAL EMERGENCIES…
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Book Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for your occasion.

Call the always helpful Tony Jex…

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Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters’ mix of the 1st 3 band albums!

FEBRUARY SHOW PHOTOS

2016 Art Deco Ball Carrington Hotel Katoomba - Tickets were difficult to get and still the night sold out weeks ahead! Images: Brigitte Grant Mountain Life Photography

2016 Art Deco Ball Carrington Hotel Katoomba – Tickets were difficult to get and still the night sold out weeks ahead! Images: Brigitte Grant Mountain Life Photography

 

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Grahame Conlon at the album recording

 

Greg 1920s singer Gin Mill Social

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters (trio) Gin Mill Social at Slide, Oxford St, Surry Hills

 

Greg Poppleton and Geoff Power at a birthday party in Bowral.

Greg Poppleton and Geoff Power at a birthday party in Bowral.

There aren’t photos from all the Feb shows we played. But I’m sure you’ll agree from looking at these photos here, that at all the Greg Poppleton shows, a good time was had by all!!!

 

Wedding, Corporate event, Party?

Book Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for your occasion.

Call the always helpful Tony Jex…

02 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263 | tony@ozmanagement.com

15 March Phantom Dancer – How To Improve Immigrants’ English (1940)


Your 15 March Phantom Dancer non-stop mix with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER is all taken from live 1930s – 1950s radio and TV.

The show is NOW ONLINE. Have a listen at 2ser.com!

We switch on 1958 telly to hear Gerry Mulligan, there’s a set of Gershwin songs we ran out of time playing on an earlier Phantom Dancer, a set of dance bands from 1940 Chicago radio and lots more. See the play list below…

The final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

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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/Phantom_Dancer as well. Scroll down for the show you want to hear.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is a 1940 British instructional video, “How To Improve Immigrants’ English” (1940). Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #206

107.3 2SER Tuesday 15 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
1930s Dance Bands Live on the Air
Sugarfoot Stomp
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Madhattan Room
Hotel Pennsylvania
WOR Mutual NY
21 Oct 1937
Dipsy Doodle (theme) + Sunday
Larry Clinton Orchestra
Coconut Grove
Hotel Park Central
WEAF NBC Red NY
7 Jul 1939
Rendezvous Time In Paree
Glenn Miller Orchestra (voc) Ray Eberle
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
WEAF NBC Red NY
20 Jul 1939
Set 2
A Date With The Duke – Ellington Soloists – ABC 1945-46 Series
Take The A Train (theme) + Mood To Be Wooed
Duke Ellington Orchestra (alto sax) Johnny Hodges
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC / AFRS Re-broadcast
1945-46
Teardrops In The Rain
Duke Ellington Orchestra (tp) Bill Anderson
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC / AFRS Re-broadcast
1945-46
Instrumental + Rocking In Rhythm (close)
Duke Ellington Orchestra (violin) Ray Nance (piano) Duke Ellington
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC / AFRS Re-broadcast
1945-46
Set 3
Big Bands on ‘One Night Stand’
Open + 9:20 Special
Boyd Raeburn Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Roseland Ballroom NY
AFRS re-broadcast
Feb 1944
When Your GI Guy Comes Marching Home
Vaughan Monroe Orchestra (voc) Norton Sisters
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Balroom
Hollywood
AFRS re-broadcast
8 Feb 1945
It Had To Be You
Lee Castle Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Ice Terrace Room
Newark NJ
AFRS re-broadcast
30 Aug 1944
Set 4
Hip 50s Jazz on the Radio
Open + The Dart Game
Shelly Manne Quintet
Basin Street
WCBS CBS New York
21 Apr 1956
Begin The Beguine + The Man I Love
Eddie Heywood
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
The Composers Club
WRCA NBC NY
7 May 1956
Backbeat Boogle + Cirribirribin
Harry James Orchestra (alto sax) Willie Smith
Palladium Ballroom
Hollywood
WRCA NBC NY
26 Jun 1955
Set 5
Dance Bands from 1940 Chicago Radio
Sunshine of my Heart
Chuck Foster Orchestra (voc) Dorothy Brandon
Radio Transcription
Chicago
1940
Do I Love You?
Ozzie Nelson Orchestra
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Mutual Chicago
24 Mar 1940
Pretty Little Petticoat (theme) + Huckleberry Duck
Raymond Scott Orchestra
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
1940
Frenesi
Fats Waller and his Rhythm
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
3 Dec 1940
Set 6
Cool 1950s Radio Jazz and Swing
One O’Clock Jump (theme) + Why Not?
Count Basie Orchestra
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
31 Aug 1952
Night Walk
Gerry Mulligan Quartet
‘2nd Timex All-Star Jazz Show’
WCBS TV CBS NY
30 Apr 1958
High Falutin’
Gene Krupa Quartet
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
13 Mar 1959
Woodchoppers’ Ball
Woody Herman’s Third Herd
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Peony Park
WOW NBC Omaha
1954
Set 7
Swing Bands 1937 – 1939
The Chant
Artie Shaw Orchestra
Aircheck
28 May 1939
Quaker City Jazz (theme) + Have You Got Any Castles Baby?
Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters
Opening KYW Studios
KYW NBC Red Philadelphia
14 Sep 1937
Comes Love
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Helen O’Connell
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NY
WJZ NBC Blue NY
5 Oct 1939
Gin Mill Blues + Close
Bob Crosby Orchestra
SWing Concert
Congress Hotel
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
18 May 1937
Set 8
Songs by Gershwin
Mischa, Yascha, Tascha, Sacha
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (voc) The Modernaires
‘Everybody’s Music Hour’
WCBS CBS NY
10 Jun 1938
I’ve Got A Crush On You
Eddie Condon Group (vocal) Lee Wiley
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue Network
New York City
5 Aug 1944
George Gershwin Medley
Eddie Condon Group (voc) Helen Ward
‘Eddie Condon’s Floorshow’
WNBT-TV NBC NY
9 Jul 1949

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

Phantom Dancer 26 Jan 2016 – Red Nichols 1929 Vitaphone Short


Your non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from live 1920s-60s radio and TV, The Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER, has a slightly newer format.

Each of the 8 sets now has a defined theme.

For example, Set 5, the first vinyl set, is ‘1940s Swing Radio’, with excerpts from broadcasts by Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Les Brown and Charlie Barnet.

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But on the day I didn’t get to play Sets 5 to 8. The turntables were unavailable due to the public holiday. So, on the fly, I did play a set of doozy 1920s sides including Alphonso Trent’s Nightmare for you, some Chet Baker from 1954 radio, the Boswell Sisters from 1934 radio – check it out streamed below.

In the meantime I’ll add Sets 5 to 8 to the vinyl hour of the Tues 9 Feb Phantom Dancer so you don’t miss out.

HEAR 26 JAN PHANTOM DANCER ONLINE NOW AT 2SER.COM

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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.

Check to see if The Phantom Dancer is played on your local community radio station. If it isn’t, ring them, email them or write to them and ask them, ‘What’s going on?’.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is a Vitaphone short from 1929 featuring Red Nichols and his Five Pennies including Benny Goodman and a singing Eddie Condon. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #199

107.3 2SER Tuesday 26 January 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
Mid-1940s Swing Bands on the Wireless
Open + On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Jan Savitt Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Mural Room
Hotel St Francis
San Francisco
AFRTS Re-broadcast
27 Jul 1944
Suddenly It’s Swing
Bobby Sherwood Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park Ca
AFRTS Re-broadcast
Jan 1947
Caldonia + Close
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra (voc) Joe Thomas and Band
‘One Night Stand’
Casa Manana
Culver City Ca
AFRTS Re-broadcast
4 Aug 1945
Set 2
1930s Singers
Ho Hum
Annette Hanshaw (voc) with Jimmy Dorsey cl, Eddie Lang g, Sammy Prager piano
Comm Rec
New York
9 May 1931
I’m Sailing On A Sunbeam
Little Jack Little
Radio Transcription
New York
1930
Dixieland Band
Helen Ward (voc) Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Let’s Dance’
WEAF NBC Red NY
5 May 1935
Set 3
Mickey Mouse Bands on the Air
A Simple Melody
Paul Neighbours Orchestra (voc) PN and Band
Biltmore Bowl
Biltmore Hotel
KFI NBC Los Angeles
1954
Open + You Do
Freddy Nagel Orchestra (voc) Dick Baldwin
Empire Room
Palmer House
ABC Chicago
21 Sep 1947
Yesterdays + Close
Russ Morgan Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
AFRS Re-broadcast
28 Apr 1944
Set 4
1950s Modern Jazz Broadcasts
Open + Shephard Crook + My Funny Valentine
Candoli Brothers
‘Stars In Jazz’
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1958
She Remembers Me
Tal Farlow Trio
‘All-Star Parade Of Bands’
The Composers’ Club
WRCA NBC NY
23 Apr 1956
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 Jungle 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