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"Big Band" Era
Big Bands
Signature Song(S)
Ray Anthony Theme for Dragnet,
"The Bunny Hop,"
"Dancing in the Dark."
Louis Armstrong "When It’s Sleepy Time Down South"
Charlie Barnet "Cherokee"
Count Bassie "One O'Clock Jump"
Tex Beneke "Moonlight Serenade"
Bunny Berigan "I Can't Get Started"
Les Brown (and his Band of Renown) "Sentimental Journey",
"Leap Frog"
Bob Crosby "Summertime"
Cab Calloway "Minnie the Moocher"
Tommy Dorsey " I’m Getting’ Sentimental Over You"
Jimmy Dorsey "Contrasts"
Eddy Duchin "My Twilight Dream"
Ray Eberle  
Les and Larry Elgart "Heart of My Heart "
Duke Ellington "Take the A Train"
Ziggy Elman nee
Harry Aaron Finkelman
"And the Angels Sing"
Dizzy Gillespie "Emanon"
Benny Goodman "Let's Dance"
Glen Gray
(Casa Loma Orchestra
"Smoke Rings"
Lionel Hampton "Flying Home"
Ted Heath "Listen To My Music"
Woody Herman "Blue Flame"
Harry James "Ciriciribin"
Spike Jones "Cocktails for Two"
Sammy Kaye "Kaye's Melody"
Stan Kenton "Artistry in Rhythm"
Gene Krupa "Starburst"
Kay Kyser "Thinking of You"
Lester Lanin "Night and Day"
Ted Lewis "When My Baby Smiles At Me"
Guy Lombardo "Auld Lang Syne"
Freddy Martin "Tonight We Love"
Glenn Miller "In the Mood",
"Moonlight Serenade"
Vaughn Monroe "Racing With The Moon"
Gerry Mulligan  
Ozzie Nelson "Loyal Sons of Rutgers"
Ray Noble "The Very Thought of You",
" Goodnight Sweetheart"
Tony Pastor "Blosoms"
Louis Prima ‘Way Down Yonder in New Orleans"
Alvino Rey "Blue Rey"
Buddy Rich "Rain On The Roof"
Nelson Riddle  
Artie Shaw "Begin The Beguine" ,
Charlie Spivak "Stardreams"
Jack Teagarden "I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues"
Rudy Vallee "My Time Is Your Time"
Fats Waller "Ain’t Misbehavin’ "
Ted Weems "Out Of The Night"
Lawrence Welk "Bubbles In The Wine"
Paul Weston "Day By Day"
Paul Whiteman "Rhapsody In Blue"
Si Zentner "Lazy River"
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