Jazz Ensembles Perform The Big Broadcast!
The Jazz Ensembles of Mount Holyoke College, under the direction of Mark Gionfriddo, presented their second annual 1940s radio variety show, The Big Broadcast! featuring popular tunes from the era, including music by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw. Dan Elias, WWLP 22 news anchor, returned as announcer "Bob Graham." Cheryl Cobb, visiting lecturer in music, provided sound effects. The event was sponsored by WFCR 88.5 FM, NPR News and Music for Western New England.
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