Swing with Bill Cartwright

Saturdays at 10 PM

Tune in Saturday night at 10 and have your own swingin’ dance party with Bill Cartwright and great artists like Benny Goodman, Ella Fitzgerald, and Count Basie.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, you’ll hear from a number of legendary swing bands including Harry James, Les Brown, and Woody Herman.

This week's Swing show features a number of popular vocalists from times gone by as well as the present including Michael Buble, Doris Day, Dinah Shore and Rosemary Clooney.  Cincinnati native Doris Day will celebrate her 90th birthday this coming Thursday, April 3rd.  Turner Classic Movies will celebrate her birthday with an all-day marathon of her movies on April 3rd if you'd like to re-visit her tremendous talent.

This week's show on Saturday, March 22nd, at 10pm will feature a number of outstanding vocalists including Tony Bennett, Peggy Lee and Nancy Wilson.  Others are Harry Connick, Jr. along with the wonderful duet sounds of Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme.

Memorial Hall will present their Signature Series "Simply Swinging" concert on Friday, April 18th.  The show will feature Steve Lippia with the Cincinnati Contemporary Jazz Orchestra.  Before the concert, the Mad Men-themed reception will include Salon 21, lite bites by Elegant Fare and Catered Affair, plus cocktails from Obscura and Madisono's gelato.  The reception and open bar begins at 6:30pm followed by the performance at 8, and dancing at 9pm.  The evening is co-presented by the Blue Wisp and Memor

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear from a number of great female vocalists including Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lena Horne.  There will also be songs by legendary big bands from the swing era like Harry James, Duke Ellington and Les Elgart.

A couple of selections by the always popular Frank Sinatra along with songs by legendary vocalists Doris Day and Sarah Vaughan.  You'll also hear from Linda Ronstadt and Diana Krall.

Classic songs from the swing era tonight include "Yes Sir, That's My Baby" by John Pizzarelli and Frank Sinatra's "The Lady is a Tramp."

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright.  Doris Day, Woody Herman, and the Andrews Sisters are just a few of the great performers you’ll hear.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright.  The program kicks off with Benny, Billie, and Basie…and keeps going strong from there!

Tonight's show features a number of legendary vocalists including Peggy Lee and Frank Sinatra.  There's also a wonderful duet by

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.

This program features the music of various jazz vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy, and Sarah Vaughan.  It's also delightful to hear standards by Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra.

This programs features the music of various jazz vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy, and Sarah Vaughan.  It's also delightful to hear standards by Linda Ronstadt, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright.  Have fun as The Pied Pipers sing “Mairzy Doats” and  The Andrews Sisters give out with “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.”

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. Chris Connor, June Christy,  Sue Raney, and Dinah Washington are just a few of the great female singers heard this week.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. Start off the New Year with terrific tunes from the bands of Glen Gray, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, and Duke Ellington.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright and hear some of the great female vocalists,  including Billie Holiday,  Linda Rondstadt, Diana Krall, and Rosemary Clooney.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for the Swing with Bill Cartwright Christmas Special,  featuring favorite holiday tunes played by the great swing era musicians.

The show includes music from favorites like Harry Connick, Jr., Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Ella Fitzgerald.

Some of your favorite vocalists this week including Barbra Streisand, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, and Ella Fitzgerald!

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright and treat yourself to the likes of Mel Torme, Bobby Darin, Keeley Smith and Doris Day with the Les Brown Orchestra.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright and check out the great tunes from the Blue Wisp Big Band, Linda Ronstadt, Louis Armstrong, and Harry James.

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright, and you’ll enjoy hearing some of the essentials including Rosemary Clooney, Dean Martin, Count Basie and Glenn Miller.

Swing Show November 16th

Nov 14, 2013

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. You’ll hear vocalists like Bobby Darin, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra. Plus the bands of Count Basie,  Glenn Miller and more.

October 19th Swing Show

Nov 5, 2013

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. On this week's program you'll hear from the Rat Pack founders Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, plus the sensational bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Woody Herman. Also along for the ride are The Andrews Sisters, Louie Armstrong, and much more!

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Swing show on November 9th

Nov 5, 2013

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. You’ll hear such hits as Ella Mae Morse doing the “Cow Cow Boogie,” Benny Goodman playing “Blue Skies,” and The Ted Heath Orchestra covering “Tuxedo Junction.”

November 2nd Swing Show

Oct 27, 2013

Tune in Saturday night, November 2nd at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. On this week's program you'll hear from some of the great vocalists in music, including Nat Cole, Peggy Lee, Bobby Darin, Doris Day and Diana Krall, plus plenty of big bands.

October 26th Swing Show

Oct 23, 2013

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. On this week's program you'll hear from a sensational lineup of vocalists including Nat Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and the incomparable Keeley Smith!

October 19th Swing Show

Oct 16, 2013

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. On this week's program you'll hear from the Rat Pack founders Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, plus the sensational bands of Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller and Woody Herman. Also along for the ride are The Andrews Sisters, Louie Armstrong, and much more!

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Our condolences to the family and friends of former WVXU  program host Annie Wagner on her passing this past Sunday.

Details of her career and funeral arrangements can be found here.

New information:  If you’d like to make a memorial contribution to the new Annie Wagner Music Scholarship Fund, here’s the address:

Annie Wagner Music Scholarship Fund

602 Main Street, Suite 1000

Cincinnati, OH 45202

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