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 150: African-American Big Band Leaders from February 2, 2020 - or check out the show notes for links to the songs, the bands and more information.

In this episode, we're going to hear five African American big band leaders. They are some of the top names in big bands, like Duke Ellington and Count Basie. I hope you enjoy them! The songs are:

  • "Harlemania" by Duke Ellington's Orchestra
  • "Miss Brown To You" by Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra (with Billie Holiday)
  • "G. T. Stomp" by Earl Hines and his Orchestra
  • "Basie Boogie" by Count Basie and his Orchestra
  • "Let It Roll" by Lucky Millinder 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.