Category Archives: singers

“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Artist Spotlight Singer Matt Monro

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” we pay tribute to the great international singer Matt Monro






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Salute to St. Patrick’s Day

The Big Band Files with Doug Miles honors St. Patrick’s Day with some of the great Irish songs and singers including Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Dennis Day, Gene Kelly, Carmel Quinn, John Gary, the comedy of Irish comedian Hal Roach and Benny Goodman’s Band.






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Artist Spotlight: Singer/Comedienne Dorothy Loudon

The Big Band Files with Doug Miles pays tribute to one of legends of Broadway Dorothy Loudon.






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Artist Spotlight: Singer Frank D’Rone

The Big Band Files with Doug Miles pays tribute to one of the best and also most underrated singers of the American Popular Standards and Jazz, Frank D’Rone.






Remembering Frank Sinatra Jr today on what would’ve been his 76th birthday

Frank Sinatra Jr. was my guest on this edition of “The Big Band Files with Doug Miles” radio show. He tells stories of working with his Dad. Recorded March 2008 prior to Frank’s appearance at the Van Wezel Hall in Sarasota, FL.






Remembering Jazz Musician and Singer George Carroll

Composer, band leader, singer George Carroll was a longtime jazz stalwart based in Sarasota, FL. He was a frequent guest on my radio show at WSRQ. He passed away in 2019 of Alzheimer’s Disease. George was a class act and a good man.






“Big Band Files with Doug Miles 2019 New Year’s Eve Party Show






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Christmas Show Featuring Singer Jack Jones

This episode of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles features an interview with the great Jack Jones and him singing some of his hits and Christmas songs.






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Featuring Singer Steve Lawrence

An interview with singer Steve Lawrence and songs from his most recent CD and Christmas songs are featured in this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles. Keep Steve in your thoughts and prayers as he is battling Alzheimer’s.






“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Christmas Show Part 5

More Christmas music from the legends in show business including Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald.