Denny Farrell / Host of The Original Big Band Showcase, Late Night Chicago Radio and Now and Then Talk Radio
Denny Farrell shows
Meet your host, Denny Farrell, Big Band Hall of Fame Inductee and winner of the National Ballroom & Entertainment Association’s Award for his outstanding radio show. Denny is one of Chicago’s “very own.” Denny Farrell is rated as one of the top broadcasters in the country in his very distinctive format that combines Swing, Sweet, Dixieland and Jazz. Denny’s background is like a who’s who in the Big Band & Jazz industry.
Announcing chores have tied him to such greats as: Count Basie, Tony Bennett, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Sammy Kaye, Bob Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Ralph Marterie, Harry James, Benny Goodman, Buddy Rich, Guy Lombardo, Maynard Ferguson, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Red Norvo, Helen Forrest, Peggy Lee, Artie Shaw, The Glenn Miller Orchestra with Larry O’Brien, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra with Lee Castle, to name only a few.