Radio Munson

Radio Munson

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The eclectic mix of big band swing, vintage hot jazz and Las Vegas headliners on Radio Munson offers great music of a different era. Don Munson plays Ellington and Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan and Django Reinhardt, Bob Scobey's Frisco Jazz Band and Stan Kenton. The conversation is lively and real musical history is in the air on Radio Munson.More from Radio Munson »

Most Recent Episodes

Bloomington Native With #1 Hit Dies

Bloomington native Joe Dowell died yesterday (February 4) at age 76. His publicist said he had a heart attack last weekend and never recovered. Dowell...

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Radio Munson 2/4/16

Carmen McRae, Charlie Barnet, Ethel Merman, and George Shearing are among the greats on Radio Munson this week as Don hosts Radio Munson from Southern...

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Radio Munson 1/28/16

It's "Buddy" week on Radio Munson as Don spins swingers from Buddy Bregman's Band, singer Buddy Greco, and legendary drummer Buddy Rich with his band....

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Radio Munson 1/21/16

Brothers take the spotlight on this week's Radio Munson as Don plays Woody Herman's famous 1947 song "Four Brothers," plus a 1932 classic by the...

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Radio Munson 1/14/16

When Elmo Tanner, vocalist with the Ted Weems Orchestra, learned that his boss had just hired a young Perry Como to sing with the band, Elmo got serious...

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Radio Munson 1/7/16

Benny Goodman is generally regarded as the guy who introduced what became the "Swing Era" in 1935, but Duke Ellington's Orchestra recorded a pre-cursor...

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Radio Munson 12/24/15

Don proves that it is possible for a DJ to hold a glass of egg nog in one hand while spinning songs of the season with the other on the Christmas Eve...

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Radio Munson 12/17/15

Have you ever researched which old song was most popular on the day you were born? Well, Don Munson did this week and found out a bit more than he had...

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Radio Munson 12/10/15

There's a "Swingin' Sinatra Centennial Session" on this week's Radio Munson. Snap that hat brim to just the right angle and start your finger-snapping...

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Radio Munson 12/3/15

There's some Boogie Woogie on this week's Radio Munson as Freddy Slack, Ray McKinley and the Will Bradley band swing through "Beat Me Daddy, Eight To...

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