5 Song Set is a five song music podcast, featuring an eclectic mix of generally upbeat music. You can listen to the individual episodes and find more information in the show notes on the shows page, or if you want to subscribe to the podcast, you can do so by pointing your podcatcher at the feed page. You can find more detailed instructions on this website. Also, the podcast is available for free at the iTunes Store.

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 Play Episode 151: White Big Band Leaders from March 10, 2020 - or check out the show notes for links to the songs, the bands and more information.

This is the third and final episode in my series on big band leaders. The first one was about female band leaders. The second was about African Americans. In this episode, you'll hear five songs by white big band leaders. The songs are:

  • "Night Wind" by Benny Goodman and his Orchestra
  • "No Strings (I'm Fancy Free)" by The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
  • "Little Brown Jug" by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra
  • "Gravedigger's Holiday" by Les Brown and His Band of Renown
  • "I Ask the Stars (And They Agree)" by Artie Shaw and his Orchestra

If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact 5songset@gmail.com. Also, a big thanks to all the musicians in these podcasts for giving me permission to use their songs and to Alexander Piterskiy for the theme music.