Playlist: The Big Band Show – Dec. 5, 2021

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tommy Dorsey – Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Frank Sinatra – Send in the Clowns

Maynard Ferguson/Chris Connor – Something’s Coming

Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble – Jolly Old St. Nick

George Lake – Rock this Town

Advocates Big Band – The Man with the Bag

John Fedchock – Just Squeeze Me

Champion Fulton – Romance in the Dark

Gordon Goodwin – The Little Drummer Boy


6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Jim Galloway Wee Big Band – Send in the Clowns

Kay Kyser – Like Someone in Love

Glenn Miller – 9:20 Special

Jimmy Dorsey – Amapola

Harry James – Who’s Sorry Now

Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble – Angels We Have Heard Play Really High

Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga – I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Stan Kenton – I Feel Pretty

Stan Kenton – Waltz of the Prophets

Harry James – White Christmas

Swing Shift Big Band – God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen


7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Stan Kenton – Cool

Chris Rea – Driving Home for Christmas

Glenn Miller Orch. – I’ll Be Home for Christmas

Rob McConnell Tentet – Always

Bob DeAngelis – Memories of You

Stan Kenton – Prologue

Stan Kenton – Something’s Coming

Stan Kenton – Maria

Stan Kenton – America

Stan Kenton – Tonight

Stan Kenton – A Christmas Medley


8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Swing Shift Big Band – Sho’ Nuff

Les Brown/Doris Day – The Christmas Song

Woody Herman – Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

Ralph Marterie – Dig that Crazy Santa Claus

Capt. Bob Farnon – Jingle Bells

Advocats Big Band – And All that Jazz

Count Basie – Jingle Bells

Chris Walden – Sir Duke

Duke Ellington – I Can’t Stop Loving You

Nimmons ‘N’ Nine – Chim Chim Cheree

Boss Brass/Mel Torme – Doncha Go Away Mad

Kay Kyser – Hello, Mr. Kringle

Bunny Berigan – Davenport Blues

Bing Crosby – Remember Me


9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Kitchener-Waterloo Big Band Theory – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Freddy Martin – Victory Parade broadcast, Dec. 20, 1944

Alex Pangman – The Man with the Bag

Colin Hunter – That Sunday, That Summer

John MacLeod – I’m in the Mood for Love

Paul Grosney – Shiny Stockings

Tony Paglia – Christmas in New Orleans

Harry Connick Jr. – Sleigh Ride