Big Band Spotlight

Sundays at 10:00pm
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 10 CT (9 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.

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Playlist

November 24, 2013

8:00 PM
The Giggling Rapids
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Private Collection, Volume Five
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Saja Records 7 91045-2
Label : LMR Records
8:07 PM
The Sleeping Lady and the Giant Who Watches Over Her
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Latin American Suite
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Fantasy OJCCD-469-2
Label : Fantasy, Inc.
8:16 PM
The Shepherd (Who Watches Over the Night Flock)
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Second Sacred Concert
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Prestige PCD-24045-2
Label : Fantasy, Inc.
8:25 PM
Blues for New Orleans
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : New Orleans Suite
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Atlantic 1580-2
Label : Atlantic Recording Corporation
8:32 PM
Bourbon Street Jingling Jollies
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : New Orleans Suite
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Atlantic 1580-2
Label :
8:39 PM
Act O’Clock Rock
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Fantasy OJCCD-645-2
Label : Fantasy, Inc.
8:42 PM
Tang
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Fantasy OJCCD-645-2
Label : Fantasy, Inc.
8:48 PM
The Majesty of God
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Duke Ellington Centennial Edition: The Complete RCA Victor Recordings
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : RCA 09026-63366-2
Label : BMG Music
8:55 PM
Neo-Creole
Artist : Duke Ellington
Album : Up in Duke's Workshop
Composer : Duke Ellington
Catalog : Pablo OJCCD-633-2
Label : Pablo Records