Big Band Saturday Night on 89.5-1

Saturdays at 8pm

Big Band Saturday Night has been a staple of Tulsa radio for more than 19 years! Alan Lambert's show transports you to the world of Sinatra, The Andrew Sisters, Rosemary Clooney, Helen Forrest, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw and Harry James plus gives you contemporary takes by the likes of Michael Buble', Harry Connick,Jr., Bette Midler, Natalie Cole and Barry Manilow.

Saturday nights from 8-10pm on Public Radio 89.5-1

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4:07 pm
Fri May 29, 2015

Kitty Kallen on Big Band Saturday Night

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She's one of our swing era songbirds. This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night, Kitty Kallen takes the spotlight. Her story and many of her recordings will fill the air...

Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5. You will enjoy it! Alan Lambert with Big Band Saturday Night, on Tulsa radio since 1995.

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10:32 am
Sat May 23, 2015

Swing Era's Biggest Hits on Big Band Saturday Night

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Swing Era's Biggest Hits! We're lining them up, to bring you some of the best-selling and most popular recordings of the swing years and beyond. Join us on Big Band Saturday Night at 8 o'clock on 89.5. We are going to have fun!

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7:41 am
Sat May 9, 2015

Harry James on Big Band Saturday NIght

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Alan Lambert here, I have a treat for you this weekend: Famous band leader Harry James! A bit of his story with plenty of his music.

Join us for Big Band Saturday Night at 8 o'clock on 89.5... Harry James on the bandstand once more!

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9:46 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Great American Songbook on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night, The Great American Songbook Swings! From Sinatra and Basie to Glenn Miller to Johnny Mercer to Doris Day!

We will have fun! Big Band Saturday Night , 8 o'clock on 89.5 and streaming at www.kwgs.org. Join us early and stay late.

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6:45 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Irving Berlin on Big Band Saturday Night

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This gifted man wrote more than 15-hundred songs. Most of them were hits, on network and local radio and the record stores to his fans! Irving Berlin will be in the Big Band Saturday Night spotlight this weekend.

Help us celebrate our 20th year on Tulsa radio with BBSN! Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5.

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11:02 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Benny Goodman on Big Band Saturday Night

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He was the King of Swing from the 20's to the 80's! This weekend some rare and some very familiar recordings from Benny Goodman! We'll also give you tunes from the girl singers that graced the Goodman stage including the saucy Peggy Lee and the enchanting Martha Tilton. 

Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5 and we will continue to "swing into spring" on Big Band Saturday Night. This is Alan Lambert, happy to be celebrating 20 years with BBSN on Tulsa radio!

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4:32 pm
Fri April 10, 2015

Billie Holiday on Big Band Saturday Night

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One of the living legends of jazz, blues and swing...Billie Holiday! We join the world in celebrating what would have been Lady Day's 100th Birthday. Her music and her career highlights on Big Band Saturday Night this weekend at 8 o'clock on 89.5. Join us!

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3:51 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Swing into Spring on Big Band Saturday Night

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This week on Big Band Saturday Night, we "Swing into Spring" with lots of great tunes! From Glenn Miller to Michael Buble, we will spin some top hits and those rare tracks that add spice to the show.

We're celebrating 20 years doing BBSN on Tulsa Radio... Join us? Big Band Saturday Night at 8 o'clock on 89.5!"

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11:01 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Bunny Berigan on Big Band Saturday Night

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His career was brief, but eventful. Bunny Berigan graced the stage and the recording studios with his trumpet in hand for less than a decade but he made a powerful contribution to the "swing years"!

This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night, we continue to celebrate 20 years producing and hosting the show for Tulsa Radio... Bunny Berigan in the BBSN spotlight, 89.5 at 8 o'clock.

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10:08 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Rosemary Clooney on Big Band Saturday Night

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Rosemary Clooney's straight forward, but focused singing style, defined her career. We'll cover the early years of her singing with the big bands to the years that followed with her movie roles and her own network television show!

“Rosey” was an aunt to movie super star and director, George Clooney! Her brother, Nick Clooney and dad to George, was a network news anchor and longtime host of American Movie Classics on cable television…

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