Christmas SwingEasy Show
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Christmas SwingEasy Show


This is a reprise of my SwingEasy Christmas show, featuring seasonal music from Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Witherspoon, Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan, the Andrews Sisters, Django Reinhardt, Fats Waller, Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga, and Mahalia Jackson reminding us that Jesus is the reason for the … Continue reading

Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app
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Help to fund upgrade to the Periscope app


Originally posted on CTRL-V:
♦ Go to crowdfunding website. FROM TO Periscope, the video-streaming app on iOS and Android devices, is undoubtedly the success of the century – but it has some serious failings, which we plan to address. The figures speak for themselves. Four months after it launched on March 26, 2015, on August…

My first 2 Pscopes
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My first 2 Pscopes


These are first Pscopes, which I began to place on Twitter on Monday morning, Sept 7. Scopes are automatically deleted after 24 hours so I’m archiving them on Youtube and embedding them here. Hopefully, I’ve automated this process, and I’ll be showing you how to do it. I’ll also be evaluating a WordPress plugin called … Continue reading

My first Periscope post: a new Richard Hannay adventure
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My first Periscope post: a new Richard Hannay adventure


I’ve been experimenting with Periscope video streaming – go to periscope.tv for more info. What I’m calling peescopes (Periscope tweets) can be viewed live or any time in the next 24 hours, after which they are deleted. With any luck, the following should be viewable until 5pm-ish on September 8: ♦ A new Richard Hannay adventure. Continue reading

Hooray! Back on the air!
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Hooray! Back on the air!


And Artistry Jumps! (Not actually Stan Kenton, but a good rendition of Stan the Man’s chart.) Since Ofcom rules bar community radio broadcasters from being involved in political action (shame!) I had to come off the air during the General Election. Now, whatever you might think of the electoral result, I hope you’ll welcome me … Continue reading

Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7
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Why I won’t be broadcasting until after May 7


A personal statement from Karl Dallas In 1982 I was kicked off my British Forces radio programme because of my opposition to the Falklands War. Oh, that wasn’t the official reason. The establishment doesn’t work like that. The mandarins at the BFBS just said they weren’t renewing the contract for my monthly jazz show. But privately, … Continue reading