Big Band Spotlight

Sundays at 9:00pm
  • Hosted by Karl Gehrke

Swing, bop and jive to the best big band music from the heyday of the swing era through today. Every Sunday night at 9 CT (8 MT) learn about the sounds, leaders, players & arrangers with host Karl Gehrke.

A lifelong Big Band afficianado, Gehrke was listening to Benny Goodman and Woody Herman while his dad was listening to Janis Joplin and Steppenwolf. Gehrke has been hosting Big Band Spotlight since 1993. His "day job" is hosting SDPB Radio's Dakota Midday.