Jazz Music Program (1961-1970)
Eddie Safranski The US Navy and Navy Reserve welcome you aboard to hear the best in all kinds of jazz. Created as a program to encourage navy recruits during the 1960s, The Navy Swings features both famous and up-and-coming jazz artists of the era. Included in this list of great musicians we have Joe Williams, Phil Crosby (Bing's grandson), Eddie Safranski and his Orchestra, Don Cherry, Al Caiola, Dick Stabile, Marty Napoleon and the boys, and Fran Warren. So dawn on those navy trousers and get that snapping finger warmed up because the navy is ready to swing!
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For more well-done military-sponsored music programs, see also the Air Force recruitment show, A Serenade in Blue. Additional military music programs include: Lets Go To Town, Guard Sessions, Battle Stations, Music America Loves Best, Theater of Hits, and US Navy Shows. See also: Voice of the Army.
For more jazz broadcasts, see also: Charlie and His Orchestra (Nazi Propganda), Date with the Duke, Eddie Condon Jazz Concert, Esquire Jazz Concert, Jubilee, Music Depreciation, Navy Swings, Live from Birdland, and New Orleans Jazz Band.