Music aficionado and band leader Colin Aitchison presents the musicians who were the huge, million-selling recording stars of an often forgotten era.
Before Bruno Mars, there was Bing Crosby, before the likes of Adele, there was Billie Holiday ... and before Justin Bieber ... well, where to start!?!
There’s some terrific music and stories from the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s, plus a few laughs!
(Every Sunday, 8.30am-9am )
Among the highlights, band leader Colin Aitchison and the VCT Syncopators are joined by jazz historian Scott Black in a performance of "Jeepers Creepers", which was premiered by Louis Armstrong back in 1938. Catch the complete shows and the new series on RTHK Radio 3! (Sundays, 8.30am -- 9.00am)
It's another live band special this week, featuring The VCT Syncopators and very special guests, with Humph's Blues, Captain January, Sweet Sweet Georgia, and much more!
This Sunday morning, a fascinating collection of records topping the charts from the 20s to the 50s, featuring the very first release of a well known, traditional ditty from 1927. We have an early rock pioneer, a full on knees up from The Natural 7, and the other side of Avalon.