The Big Band Years

Mon, 06/04/2012 - 8:00pm

This “Big Band” retrospective features the songs that brought the country through WWII and kick-started the baby boom.

The MY MUSIC series returns to the era of the legendary orchestras, great singers and song standards in THE BIG BAND YEARS,drawing upon the most beloved melodies that kept the home fires burning and soldiers’ hearts alive during World War II. THE BIG BAND YEARS airs Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable11).
Hosted by veteran game show host and entertainer Peter Marshall, THE BIG BAND YEARS is a warm remembrance of the pre-Baby Boom decades when Americans danced and dreamed to unforgettable music. The program is part of MY MUSIC’s goal to preserve American music legacies — exclusively on PBS.