Tuesday, May 15, 2018

May’s Marvelous Music

Want to bring a lift to your spirit, a bounce to your step, and a sweet blessing to others? Great! You certainly can do so by joining us and our guests (the residents of area senior care facilities) at any one of our May presentations of “When Swing Was King.”

Once there you will enjoy the warm hospitality of staff and residents, about 250 stirring photos from the years of the big band era, and these delightful songs performed by the original artists:

1) Glenn Miller Orchestra, “Little Brown Jug” (1939)
2) Chick Webb Orchestra, “Stompin’ at the Savoy” (1934)
3) Eddy Howard, “To Each His Own” (1946)
4) Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey Orchestras, “42nd Street” (1947)
5) Benny Goodman Orchestra (vocals by Helen Ward), “Goody, Goody” (1936)
6) Count Basie Orchestra (vocals by Jimmie Rushing), “Pennies from Heaven” (1937)
7) Andy Williams, “Autumn Leaves” (1959)
8) Les Brown Orchestra, “Younger Than Springtime” (1958)
9) Artie Shaw Orchestra (vocals by Helen Forrest), “Day In, Day Out” (1939)
10) Freddy Martin Orchestra, “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes”
11) Harry James Orchestra (vocals by Frank Sinatra) “All or Nothing At All” (recorded 1939, released 1944)
12) Pied Pipers (with Paul Weston Orchestra), “Mairzy Doats” (1943)