January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Australia/Sydney Timezone

The very best of big band swing music ever – includes special features on swing groups and artists.

This week on Swingtime John Henderson will take us back to one of the legendary concerts organised by John Hammond at Carnegie Hall in 1938 – “From Spirituals to Swing”.  John will feature live recordings from the concert by Count Basie and his Orchestra, the Benny Goodman Sextet, the Kansas City Six, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and other artists – there will be introductions by John Hammond himself.  

John will also celebrate Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s birthday, 20th of March 1915.

One hour of the best Swing and Big Band Music, here on ArtSound.

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