DVD: The Big Band Years

DVD: The Big Band Years

DVD: The Big Band Years
My Music presents its first "Big Band" music retrospective featuring the biggest songs that got us through World War II and kick-started the baby boom with brassy legends that will take your members on a "Sentimental Journey." This program brings together the original hit makers and legends that define the GI generation's memories. Peter Marshall (of the legendary Hollywood Squares) hosts this event, which for the first time mixes vintage live, rare, and unreleased footage from the Big Band era.


DVD Track List:


1.         In The Mood - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra

2.         (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra

3.         Chatanooga Choo-Choo - Tex Beneke

4.         Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters

5.         Heart & Soul - Larry Clinton & His Orchestra with Bea Wain

6.         Tuxedo Junction - Harry James & His Orchestra

7.         Skyliner - Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra

8.         Green Eyes - Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell

9.         I'll Never Smile Again - Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra & The Pied Pipers

10.      Dream - The Pied Pipers

11.      Minnie The Moocher - Cab Calloway

12.      Sing, Sing, Sing - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

13.      These Foolish Things - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

14.      Guy Lombardo Hits Medley - Guy Lombardo & His Orchestra

15.      Sammy Kaye Hits Medley - Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra

16.      Tex Beneke Hits Medley  - Tex Beneke & His Orchestra

17.      Lawrence Welk sign-off “Goodnight, Everyone”  (encore credit act)

18.      Take The "A" Train - Duke Ellington (encore credit act


DVD Bonus Material (approx. 40 additional minutes)

19.   Peter Marshall's Lost Big Band Show.  An entire lost show with the original big band hit makers featuring “In The Mood,” “Tuxedo Junction,” “Elmer's Tune,” “Moonlight Cocktails,”  “(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo,”  “Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree” and “Moonlight Serenade.”  Performers include Tex Beneke, Ray Eberly, Paula Kelly and The New Modernaires.  This live concert took place at the Hollywood Palladium in the early 1980s.


20.   Stardust - Jack Teagarden & His Orchestra with Hoagy Carmichael
21.   Deep Purple - Larry Clinton & His Orchestra with Bea Wain
22.   It's Been A Long, Long Time - Stan Kenton & His Orchestra with June Christy
23.   Interview with Woody Herman
24.   Interview with Artie Shaw
25.   Interview with Doris Day & Les Brown


Running Time:  110 minutes approx.

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