The National Jazz Museum in Harlem released the third album of the Savory Collection with live, never-before-heard recordings by many Jazz Greats. The album is available exclusively on Apple Music and iTunes. About The Savory Collection, Vol. 3 tells the story of the Swing … [Read more...] about New! The Savory Collection, Vol. 3 – Fats Waller & Friends
In my early years as a DJ, I discovered Linnzi Zaorski's version of "When I Get Low I Get High". Since then, I'm looking for other versions of it. But it's always interesting to find out where the roots are resp. who the first artist was to record the song. When I Get Low I … [Read more...] about DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #258: When I Get Low I Get High
Amber asks: In Frankie's book he talks about "Christopher Columbus" as being the big contest song and about Chick Webb as being the savoy house band but I am unable to find any version of this song where he plays it. Is there a recording anywhere? Thanks! ~Amber Swing DJ … [Read more...] about Reader Question: ‘Christopher Columbus’ by Chick Webb available?
Recently, I was DJ'ing beside a live band at a theme night called "The Roaring Twenties". Because it was not particularly a swing dance event, I had the opportunity to spin a broader range of music, especially from the 1920s of course. When I was preparing that set and browsed … [Read more...] about DJ Chrisbe’s Song of the Week #161: Dog Bottom