- Artie Shaw - Artie Shaw (May 23, 1910, New York, New York - December 30, 2004, Thousand Oaks, California) is considered to be one of the best jazz musicians of his time. Jazz clarinetist, composer, and bandleader,
- Benny Goodman - Benny Goodman, born Benjamin David Goodman, (May 30, 1909 - June 13, 1986) was an American jazz musician and virtuoso clarinetist, known as "King of Swing", "Patriarch of the Clarinet", "The Professor
- Bob Crosby - Bob Crosby (*August 23, 1913 Spokane, Washington - March 9, 1993 La Jolla, California) was an American dixieland bandleader and vocalist, best known for his group Bob Crosby and the Bob Cats.
- The Eddie Arnold Show - Born Richard Edward Arnold in Henderson, Tennessee, he made his first radio appearance in 1936. During his childhood, he lost both his father and the family farm. When he turned 18 he left home to try
- Glen Miller - Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 - presumably December 15, 1944), was an American jazz musician and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1942, le
- Louis Armstrong - Louis Armstrong (4 August 1901 - July 6, 1971), nicknamed Satchmo and Pops, was an American jazz musician. Armstrong was a charismatic, innovative performer whose inspired, improvised soloing was the
- The Ray Anthony Show - Ray Anthony (born Raymond Antonini, January 20, 1922, in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania) is an American bandleader, trumpeter, songwriter and actor.
As a child Anthony moved with his family to Cl
- Theater of Hits - Hosted by John Bachowner, Theatre of Hits is a musical show from 1954. Bachowner provides background information of the musicals, providing added interest for this fascinating and wonderful old time r
- Tommy Dorsey - Tommy Dorsey (November 19, 1905 - November 26, 1956) was an American jazz trombonist, trumpeter and bandleader in the Big Band era. He was the younger brother of Jimmy Dorsey.