This gem comes from relatively early in Benny Goodman’s career. He had only begun leading a big band a year or two earlier and he was beginning to make a name for himself and feel his first brushes with success while performing at and broadcasting from the Palomar Ballroom in Hollywood on the “Let’s Dance” radio program. From there it was on to the Congress Hotel in Chicago … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Get Happy” by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
Chick Webb was known as "The King of the Savoy" where he and his orchestra would regularly win battles of music against the other leading big bands of the day including Benny Goodman. He stood tall amongst big band drummers even though his diminutive frame was only a tad over four feet tall. Can you imagine the fireworks that flew watching the great drummers Gene Krupa from … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day – “Everybody Step” by Chick Webb & His Orchestra featuring Ella Fitzgerald
Fantasy comes in several forms, some of which is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. Many works within take place in imaginary worlds where paranormal is common. Fantasy is generally distinguished from science fiction by the expectation that it steers clear of those themes, though there is … [Read more...] about Fantasy on The 3D RadioActivity!