Swing With Bill Cartwright

Saturdays at 10 PM

You just might need your dancing shoes for this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright as you'll hear such tunes as Pearl Bailey's "The Hucklebuck," Gene Krupa's "Let Me Off Uptown" and Duke Ellington's classic "It Don't Mean a Thing if..."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Louis Armstrong's "I Get a Kick Out of You," Bobby Darin's "Blue Skies" and Lena Horne "Singin' in the Rain."

Get your dancing shoes polished up for this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright.

You'll hear such tunes as Billy May's "Fat Man Boogie," Ella May Morse's "Cow Cow Boogie" and Tommy Dorsey's "Boogie Woogie."

It's an all-new episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright - just in time for Valentine's Day.

You'll hear some great, sweet, love songs including Frank Sinatra's "Embraceable You," Julie London's "I'm in the Mood For Love" and Ella Fitzgerald's "My Funny Valentine."

This episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright is an encore presentation from January 31, 2015.

The program begins with "Day In, Day Out" by Diana Krall and ends with "I Can't Get Started" by Bunny Berigan.  Also heard in this show is music by vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Dinah Washington, and Natalie Cole.

This is an encore performance of Swing with Bill Cartwright from January 24, 2015  

Join Bill Cartwright for another wonderful program featuring classic swing songs. The show begins with "Bugle Call Rag" by Glen Gray which is followed by the legendary vocalist Billie Holiday doing "Somebody's on My Mind," and Frank Sinatra's "I Wish I Were in Love Again."  After the mid-show break, Bobby Darin performs the classic "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square." And the program ends with Cincinnati's own Blue Wisp Big Band performing "I Won't Dance."

This episode of Swing With Bill Cartwright is an encore broadcast from January 10, 2015.

On this show you'll hear a few musicians you may not have heard in awhile.  There's Anita O'Day, Rod Stewart, and Larry Clinton.  During the second half hour, you'll hear from Stacey Kent, John Pizzarelli and Shorty Rogers.  And the show ends with "Avalon" by Benny Goodman.

This is an encore presentation of Swing with Bill Cartwright from January 3, 2015

This week's show begins with Bing Crosby's "Deed I Do" and the King Sisters performing "That's All."  Bill also includes songs by Billie Holiday, Carly Simon and Rosemary Clooney.  The last three songs of the program feature Frank Sinatra, "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To," June Christy's "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis," and finally Benny Goodman with "Jumpin' at the Woodside."

Swing in the new year with this encore presentation on Swing With Bill Cartwright from December 27, 2014.

Join Bill for a great show that starts with Chris Connor's version of "Jeepers Creepers" followed by Nat King Cole and "There Will Never Be Another You."  You'll also hear from Bing Crosby, Julie London, and Jo Stafford.  Some of the big bands featured include Buddy Rich, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman.

It's a special encore presentation of the Swing With Bill Cartwright Christmas Show from December 20, 2014!

The program begins with Ella Fitzgerald's version of "White Christmas" and then later in the show you'll hear the classic rendition of "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.  You'll also hear Joe Williams singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,"  "My Favorite Things" performed by Barbra Streisand, and Peggy Lee's "Winter Wonderland."  Other classic songs will be sung by Manhattan Transfer, Diana Krall, and Harry Connick, Jr.

This episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright is an encore presentation from December 13, 2014.   

Sit back and enjoy the big band sounds of swing this evening.  Bill's starting the show off with "And the Angels Sing" by Martha Tilton and Steve Tyrell's "Cheek to Cheek."  There are also songs by Billie Holiday, Nat Cole, and Keely Smith ("Stormy Weather").  You'll hear Bing Crosby's classic "White Christmas," and the show ends with "Lullaby of Birdland" by Count Basie.

This episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright is an encore presentation from December 6, 2014. 

This show begins with the big bands of Glenn Miller and Count Basie.  Other bands heard during the hour include Harry James, "Crazy Rhythm" and Benny Goodman's "Sing, Sing, Sing."  During the first half of the swing show, you'll hear from some great vocalists like Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald and Linda Ronstadt.  June Christy, Rosemary Clooney and Michael Buble are some of the vocalists you'll hear in the second half of Bill's swing show.  And the evening's program will end with the classic "Stardust" by Glenn Miller.

This a rebroadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from November 29, 2014.  

You're in for a treat tonight.  The show begins with "Witchcraft" by Sarah Vaughan, and then "Mr. Anthony's Boogie" by Ray Anthony, and then a lovely song by Mel Torme, "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails."  You'll also hear from vocalists like Maxine Sullivan, Nat Cole, and Paul Anka.

This a rebroadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from November 22, 2014.  

This week's swing show starts off with a great version of "Mack the Knife" by Bobby Darin, followed by Glenn Miller's "Tuxedo Junction," and Cincinnati native Doris Day with "Sentimental Journey."  You'll also hear from Linda Ronstadt, Harry Connick Jr, and Lady Gaga with Tony Bennett.  And, the program ends with Gerald Wilson's Orchestra performing the classic "Love for Sale."

This a rebroadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from November 15, 2014.  

Bill starts this program with music from Buddy Morrow who was a trombonist and big band leader.  He was once a member of the Tonight Show band, and also led the Tommy Dorsey Band from 1977 until his death in 2010.  You'll also hear some of Bill's favorite vocalists like Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Ella Fitzgerald.  And, he ends the show with the Blue Wisp Big Band's "I Won't Dance."

This a rebroadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from November 8, 2014.  

This week you'll hear from a number of your favorite vocalists like Doris Day, "Just You, Just Me;" Tony Bennett's "I Wish I Were in Love Again;" and Billie Holiday's "Stormy Weather."  There's a wonderful duet of "Tenderly" by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.  And, the program ends with Duke Ellington with "Flying Home" on Capitol Records.

This a rebroadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from November 1, 2014.

Join Bill this Saturday night at 10pm for some of your favorite vocalists.  You'll hear from Linda Ronstadt, "Am I Blue,"  June Christy's version of "Stompin' at the Savoy," as well as local favorite Rosemary Clooney, "How Am I to Know."  Other featured singers include Peggy Lee, Steve Tyrell, and Dean Martin.

This episode of Swing With Bill Cartwright is a re-broadcast from October 25, 2014.

Lots of female vocalists on this week's show including Carmen McRae, the Andrew Sisters, Carly Simon, and June Christy.  The program begins with Glenn Miller's "String of Pearls" and ends with "One O'Clock Jump" by Harry James.

This program is an encore broadcast of Swing with Bill Cartwright from October 18, 2014.

Bill's selected some musicians and vocalists you may not have heard for awhile. Like "Pompton Turnpike" by Charlie Barnett, "Who" by the Pied Pipers, and "I'll Get By" by Dick Haymes. There are also songs by his favorites you'll hear every week like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman.

This week's Swing with Bill Cartwright is a re-broadcast from October 11, 2014 and includes current and legendary jazz vocalists as well as famous big bands like Count Basie, Glenn Miller, and Les & Larry Elgart.

You'll also hear Dee Dee Bridgewater and Diane Schuur, as well as Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.