Big Band Jump (Saturday, 4-6pm), hosted by Don Kennedy, is a two-hour weekly program in syndication for over 20 years, and heard on nearly 200 radio stations. Big Band Jump features the greatest big bands and vocalists of yesterday and today, and provides insights into the music of the original Swing Era as well as the standards expressed in the contemporary big-band idiom.
Jazz at the Spa (Saturday, 1-3pm and Sunday, 4-6pm). Los Angeles radio veteran Jeff Gehringer hosts this weekly two-hour musical biography. Each program features a top artist in music with an extensive interview and career retrospective. Past guests have included Al Jarreau, Johnny Mathis, Andy Williams, Herb Alpert and many more. You'll discover great music and stories from your favorite artists. Visit the Jazz at the Spa page by clicking the image, or the link above: it's a collection of more than 30 programs that are archived on a revolving basis.
Forgotten Hollywood (Saturday, 3-4pm) showcases movie music and standards from Hollywood's Golden Age, and regularly features selections from your favorite classic films. Hosted by Manny Pacheco, author of Forgotten Hollywood, Forgotten History, the program shares whimsical and nostalgic stories about the bygone days of the Studio Era, and airs occasional interviews with movie legends and cinema-related individuals. Recent interviewees include Debbie Reynolds and Art Laboe.
The Sounds of Sinatra (Sunday, 12-2pm), hosted by Sid Mark. Sid launched The Sounds of Sinatra in Philadelphia in 1957. It began with a call from a listener, who suggested that Sid spin one hour of Frank Sinatra. In 1979, Sid took The Sounds of Sinatra to the national level, with affiliates in New York and Los Angeles. Soon the show spread across the country to where it is today, airing on nearly 100 stations every week. Sid developed a personal friendship with Frank Sinatra in 1966, one that would last for decades. This is the only radio program of its kind to have been personally authorized by Frank Sinatra.
Radio Deluxe (Sunday, 2-4pm), hosted by renowned jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli, is founded on the music of The Great American Songbook, whose composers include Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers, George Gershwin, Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Arlen, and many more. Radio DeLuxe achieves its timeless quality and universal appeal by programming based on sound and style rather than charts and decades, and features newer recordings by contemporary artists like Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Peter Cincotti, Michael Bublé, Jessica Molaskey, John Pizzarelli and Stacey Kent, as well as classic recordings by performers like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Tony Bennett. Radio Deluxe aims to bring a new generation of American Standards artists to a new generation of listeners.