KJRO playbook – audio clips

Below are a few audio clips of some of the charts in the KJRO playbook you could hear at a “Tribute to the Great Big Bands of the Swing-Era” program: (*=on the Ellington Celebration CD; **=on the Flying Home CD):

o The Benny Goodman Orchestra.
**Sing, Sing, Sing.

**Swingtime in the Rockies
(the 1938 Carnegie Hall version!).

**Don’t Be That Way.

Other charts that KJRO plays from the Benny Goodman Orchestra book:  Bugle Call Rag; King Porter Stomp.


o The Glenn Miller Orchestra.
**Chattanooga Choo Choo.

Other charts KJRO plays from the Glenn Miller Orchestra book: String of Pearls; Little Brown Jug; In the Mood; Moonlight Serenade; Pennslyvania 6-5000.


o The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra.
**For Dancers Only.

**Lunceford Special.

Other charts KJRO plays from the Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra book: Four or Five Times; My Blue Heaven; Baby Won’t You Please Come Home.


o The Harry James Orchestra.

**On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe.


o The Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Rockin’ in Rhythm (*1930 and **1963 versions);

*Stevedore Stomp.

**In a Mellotone.

**Jive Stomp.

*Ring Dem Bells.

*Drop Me Off in Harlem.

Other charts KJRO plays from the Duke Ellington book: Take the A Train; Cottontail; Jack the Bear; Perdido; Diga Diga Doo; Tiger Rag.


o The Count Basie Orchestra.
**Jumpin’ at the Woodside.

**Doggin’ Around.

Other charts KJRO plays from the Count Basie book: It’s Sand, Man; Yeah Man; Splanky.


o The Artie Shaw Orchestra.

**Back Bay Shuffle.

Other charts KJRO plays from the Artie Shaw book:  Begin the Beguine.


o The Harlan Leonard Orchestra.


**Hairy Joe Jump.

**Too Much.


KJRO also plays charts by several other big bands, to include Fletcher Henderson (Wrappin’ It Up; Christopher Columbus), Benny Carter and Jack Hylton.