A treasure trove of swing, jazz & dance from live 1920s-60s radio & TV presented by Greg Poppleton, 1920s-30s style dance band singer and band leader. Includes Australian, UK, US and non-English language swing orchestras, vocalists, society bands, bop, trad, blues, cool, jive as well as the occasional hillbilly, western swing and early rock ‘n’ roll live radio material.
Highlights from this year’s Canberra International Music Festival—Tim Lamble recorded 18 concerts, most of them at the Fitters’ Workshop. This program is a taster but you can hear whole concerts over the coming months.
Canberra International Music Festival http://www.cimf.org.au/
Concert Hall is repeated on Wednesdays at 1.30pm
Step back in time with “Hit Parade of Yesterday” – Vintage music from the 20s & 30s, more precisely, 1926-1937, jazz, big bands, and some Australian bands, personalities and music from the movies are featured. Original recordings are used. A monthly special highlights a personality or a band or, perhaps, a type of music or dance. This program began in March 1978!