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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2:21 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Top-selling Band Leader Glenn Miller on Big Band Saturday Night

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Glenn Miller was the top selling band leader of the swing era. Adding a girl singer to the bandstand was one of the most popular changes to his orchestra. This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night we bring you the Song Birds of Glenn Miller! The parade of artists will include Paula Kelly, Marion Hutton, and Oklahoma's own Kay Starr and others!

Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5, as we also celebrate 20 years of producing and hosting Big Band Saturday Night on Tulsa radio.

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3:55 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

The Chairman of the Board on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night...remembering Frank Sinatra! 2015 would have been the year of his 100th birthday. We will bring you recordings from the early "Frankie" days of the 30s and 40s to the Grammy Award winning "Duets" albums of the 90s. "The Voice" visits Big Band Saturday Night, as we celebrate our 20th year as host and producer. of the show. Join us 8 o'clock central on 89.5 and on-line at www.publicradiotulsa.org.

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4:59 pm
Sat February 28, 2015

Bing Crosby in 1931 on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend... Some real fun is in store for you this weekend on Big Band Saturday Night! The swing era music comes alive as we review some recordings...you may have missed. Bing Crosby in 1931 is only one example. Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5 for Big Band Saturday Night.

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10:50 am
Sat February 21, 2015

Ray Anthony on Big Band Saturday Night

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One of the most versatile big band leaders ever... Ray Anthony, is our star performer this weekend on Big Band Saturday Night!

From his hit records like "The Bunny Hop" and his version of the "Peter Gunn Theme" to "Sunrise Serenade" and "Memory", Anthony has always known how to shine. He began his career working with big band greats like Glenn Miller Today he is 93 and still performing!

Ray Anthony, this weekend on Big Band Saturday Night at 8 o'clock on 89.5. 20 years on Tulsa Radio with Alan Lambert. Join us!

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1:26 pm
Fri February 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day Show on Big Band Saturday Night

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Hi, this is Alan Lambert…this weekend join me for our annual Valentine’s Day Show on the actual day of celebration. We’ll have some of the best of swing and select “heart” songs. Plus, as of this week, I’ve been producing and hosting Big Band Saturday Night on Tulsa radio for 20 years!

Join us at 8 o’clock on 89.5. Don’t be late…

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2:32 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

Jan Garber on Big Band Saturday Night

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He was one of the unsung heroes of the swing era. This week on Big Band Saturday Night, we will feature Jan Garber. His story and his brand of swing music with trips to the "Spinning Round Table."

This is Alan Lambert, please join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5!

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3:09 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

1935 - The Swing Era on Big Band Saturday Night

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It was the first year of the "swing era'...1935! Jazz was evolving and the Great American Songbook was becoming more defined.

Join me at 8 o'clock on 89.5 with Big Band Saturday Night.

Alan Lambert, bringing you Big Band Saturday Night on Tulsa radio since 1995!

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9:21 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Frankie Laine Featured on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night...he was a crooner, songwriter, dancer, arranger and actor. Our featured performer is Frankie Laine! He was truly one of a kind. His music and his story from the late days of the big band era forward. Join me at 8 o'clock on 89.5.

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12:21 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Bob Crosby Tribute on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend...a tribute to a fun guy with special talent as a band leader, songwriter and singer in big band, jazz, and dixieland: BOB CROSBY! I'll feature songs you've grown up with and and a few you've never heard. Join us at 8 pm on 89.5 

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4:15 pm
Sat December 20, 2014

Yuletide Memories on Big Band Saturday Night

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This weekend on Big Band Saturday Night, our annual Christmas Holiday Show. Special features and lots of Yuletide memories including the class big band seasonal hits and Great American Songbook chartbusters. Join us at 8 o'clock on 89.5!

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