Playlist: The Big Band Show – Jan. 24, 2021

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Count Basie – Basie Straight Ahead

Sammy Nestico – Dark Orchid

U.S. Army Blues – Stardust

Boss Brass/Mel Torme – I Get a Kick Out of You

Swing Shift Big Band – Sweet Georgia Brown

SWR Big Band – A Pair of Aces

Jazz Mechanics – Hockey Night in Canada Theme

Prime Time Big Band – My One and Only Love

Count Basie – The Blues Machine


6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Advocats Big Band – Skyfall

Fifth Element – I Can’t Believe that You’re in Love with Me

Sammy Nestico – Disney Salute

Prime Time Big Band – Prime Time

Jimmy Stahl – Moondance

Sammy Nestico – Hard Hearted Hannah

Mississauga Big Band Jazz Ensemble – The Queen Bee

Swing Shift Big Band – Hayburner

Sammy Nestico – Quincy and the Count

Glenn Miller – Bei Mir Bist du Schoen

Artie Shaw – Sobbin’ Blues

Bing Crosby/Connee Boswell – Bob White


7 to 8 p.m.

Sammy Nestico – Smack Dab in the Middle

Mart Kenney – Something Old, Something New

Les Brown – On the Beach at Waikiki

Tex Beneke – A Gal in Calico

Stan Kenton – Artistry Jumps

Sammy Nestico – Fascinating Rhythm

Sammy Nestico – Marguerite

Sammy Nestico – Satin and Glass

Sammy Nestico – Night Flight

Sammy Nestico – I’m Beginning to See the Light

Sammy Nestico – I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues

Prime Time Big Band – Georgia


8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

SWR Big Band – Free Flight

Paul Grosney – At Long Last Love

Kay Kyser – With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair

Jimmie Lunceford – Runnin’ Wild

Woody Herman – Woodchopper’s Ball

Orange Devils – Stompy Jones

Count Basie – The Blues Machine

Sammy Nestico – Katy

Swing Shift Big Band – I Got Rhythm

Colin Hunter – They Can’t Take that Away from Me

Tommy Dorsey – They All Laughed

Al Raymond – Ballad Medley


9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

SWR Big Band – A New Day

Hal McIntyre – Victory Parade broadcast Nov. 20, 1943

Nick Ross – Night Ride

Sammy Nestico – Tangerine

Jimmy Dorsey – Tangerine

Sammy Nestico – Some Day You’ll Be Sorry

Louis Armstrong – Some Day You’ll Be Sorry

Jack Kane – Jane’s Jump

Sammy Nestico – A Warm Breeze