Category Archives: American Popular Standards

Big Band Files with Doug Miles “Big Band Countdown” Radio Show





Big Band Files with Doug Miles New Year’s Eve Radio Show

Doug Miles hosts this special “New Year’s Eve Big Band Party” as aired originally on WTMY radio.





Big Band Files Salute to Dean Martin

The “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles salutes Dean Martin on his 101st birthday this month with some of his classic songs.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles guest singer Julie Budd

Doug Miles talks with singer Julie Budd. She joins me on this edition of the Big Band Files to talk about her CD of Sinatra songs and her career in show business.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles featuring interview with Frank Sinatra Jr.

Big Band Files show featuring an interview with Frank Sinatra Jr. recorded 2008 before his performance in Sarasota, FL.





Big Band Files with Doug Miles guest singer Deana Martin

Doug Miles talks with singer Deana Martin daughter of the legendary Dean Martin about her album “Swing Street” and her famous Dad and the “Rat Pack”.

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Doug Miles talks with singer Michael Feinstein

Doug Miles talks with singer, musician and entertainer Michael Feinstein about his upcoming show in Sarasota “Celebrating the Crooners”. Michael’s cd’s and videos available here: http://amzn.to/2D4QPtD


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Big Band Files Salute to Baseball 4/4/17

On this opening week of the baseball season, this episode of the “Big Band Files with Doug Miles” features some songs about baseball interspersed with classic audio featuring the voices of the game. (Originally aired WSRQ radio 2010).

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Cynthia Sayer’s Hot Banjo Show Returning to Sarasota Feb 18th at the Glenridge PAC

(Sarasota, FL) Sarasota favorite Cynthia Sayer makes her annual visit to the area with a performance at the Glenridge Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Feb 18th at 8PM. This year’s program is “The Hot Banjo Show” celebrating America’s jazz banjo stars, including material from the Great American Songbook, old favorites, novelty tunes, vaudeville, virtuoso classics, and more! She’ll be joined by John Orsini (reeds), Don Mopsick (string bass) and Tony Vigilant (drums).

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Jazz Club of Sarasota Free Joy of Jazz Concert Scheduled in Venice Sunday Afternoon Cancelled due to rain forecast

(Update 1/21/17) The following announcement from the Jazz Club of Sarasota regarding Sunday’s concert: WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS SUNDAY’S, JANUARY 22ND, FREE JOY OF JAZZ CONCERT IN VENICE CENTENNIAL PARK FROM 2-4 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER. NEXT JOY OF JAZZ CONCERT WILL BE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 19TH 2-4 PM

(Sarasota, FL) The Jazz Club of Sarasota presents the Joy of Jazz in a free concert with the Marc Mannino Jazz Quintet on Sunday, January 22, from 2-4 p.m. at Centennial Park Gazebo, Venice Avenue, Venice. Guitarist Mannino leads the group, with Pete Carney on saxophone, John Miller on bass and Bob Lunergan on drums. Shari Morningstar is the vocalist.

The Quintet will play music from the Great American Songbook, jazz instrumentals and popular music with a jazz feel.

Mannino, former director of jazz studies for music at SCF, is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music with degrees in both Music Performance and Music Education. He earned his educational specialists degree by applying existing music research to a real-life classroom setting, proving that music as a reinforcer has the ability to modify behavior. A lifelong music educator, Mannino has taught kindergarten through post-secondary music. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force bands and has performed at major jazz and community festivals in Atlanta, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Miami and Toronto, Canada.

For further information visit www.jazzclubsarasota.org, phone the Jazz Club office at 941.366.1552 (Wed.-Thurs.-Fri.) or email admin@jazzclubsarasota.com.