Swing Time http://redriverradio.org en Savannah Music Festival: Swing Time Part Two http://redriverradio.org/post/savannah-music-festival-swing-time-part-two <div><strong>Airs Thursday, June 12 at 8 p.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The many songs that came from the Broadway </span>theatre<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Hollywood movies, and Tin Pan Alley have always been a vital part of the repertoire of jazz musicians, who turned many of them into jazz standards. In this episode, we listen to more </span>swingin<span style="line-height: 1.5;">' standards performed by Bucky </span>Pizzarelli<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Howard Alden, </span>Wycliffe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gordon, and the Marcus Roberts trio, among others in this 2007 </span>SMF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> recording.</span></div><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 01:00:00 +0000 45379 at http://redriverradio.org Savannah Music Festival: Swing Time Part Two Savannah Music Festival: Swing Time Part One http://redriverradio.org/post/savannah-music-festival-swing-time-part-one <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Thursday, June 5, 2014. </span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The concept of a jazz party goes back to the origins of the music, since the very function of jazz was often connected to dancing. More recently however, the term jazz party has been used to describe a multi-day gathering of musicians and audiences in which the common bond is the creation of a good time atmosphere where it's all about swinging the bandstand. In this episode, we listen to Bucky </span>Pizzarelli<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ken </span>Peplowski<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Howard Alden, and </span>Wycliffe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Gordon, among others, performing some of the classics that helped define what we know today as "swing."</span></div><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:00:00 +0000 45112 at http://redriverradio.org Savannah Music Festival: Swing Time Part One