The Foote Files: Benny Goodman With Helen ForrestToday’s song is nearly 80 years old but still as wonderful today as it was when it was originally released.
The Foote Files: The Most Famous Highway In American HistoryYou may be thinking a blog about a highway is a bit of a departure from the normal Foote Files. But not really!
The Foote Files: Illinois JacquetJean-Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet was an American jazz tenor saxophonist best known for his performance of “Flying Home” along with Lionel Hampton and his band.
The Foote Files: Erskine HawkinsErskine Hawkins (born July 26, 1914 and died November 11, 1993) was an American trumpeter and big band leader from Birmingham, Alabama.
The Foote Files: Happy Birthday Doris DayDoris Day is one of the most talented actors and singers of all time, and a well-known animal welfare activist. Our blog today celebrates her 97th birthday that took place Wednesday.
The Foote Files: Count Basie With April In ParisCount Basie (born William James Basie on August 21, 1904 and passed away on April 26, 1984) was a prolific jazz pianist/organist and bandleader/composer for sixty years going back to 1924.
The Foote Files: Benny Goodman & His OrchestraBenny Goodman is recognized today as one of the most outstanding musicians and band leaders of the big band era of late 1930s and 1940s.
The Foote Files: People Like You And MeIn 1942, the 20th Century Fox Film studio released a theatrical movie called "Orchestra Wives", it was the last film to feature The Glenn Miller Orchestra.