Great music you may not have heard

There is a wealth of great music for dancing on the internet, so without further ado… “Skip It” The Stuff Smith Trio Many may be familiar with jazz violinists Stephan Grappelli, Joe Venuti, or even Eddie South. But another great name in Jazz violin...

The smooth trombone of Tommy Dorsey

I am always amazed how smooth Tommy Dorsey’s trombone playing is. Frank Sinatra, who made his first great success in the Dorsey band, said he learned breath control from watching Tommy Dorsey play trombone. Tommy Dorsey said that his playing was heavily...

Remembering Cab Calloway

Born December 25, 1907, Cab Calloway rose in just a few years from being a virtually unknown artist to rival Duke Ellington in popularity. Cab started touring with his Orchestra in the early ’30s and didn’t stop. He was known for his boundless energy and...

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