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Fletcher Henderson and Don Redman: The Birth of the Big Band Reed Section

New Yorkers in the 20s liked to get dressed up and go out dancing. Everybody was doing the Turkey Trot, the Fox Trot, and the Charleston to Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra, the top dance band in Manhattan in residence at the Roseland Ballroom near Times Square.

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Wrap Your Cares in Rhythm: A Concert of Recession-Proof Tunes

This week, The Jim Cullum Jazz Band "chases the blues away" with a concert of 'recession-proof' tunes tailor-made to lift spirits. Take a break from the Dow, at least for an hour, and "wrap your cares in rhythm and dance your troubles away."

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