Welcome to musicnostalgia.com

This site contains many hours of radio programming of music from the Golden Age of jazz and dance music – from 1925 to 1965… Big Band, Vocal, British Dance Band, Theatre Organ and more.

Hot Pipes! – Ongoing one-hour podcasts and half-hour broadcasts of theatre/cinema pipe organ entertainment from around the world. Producer and host: Steve Ashley

Dance Band Days – Alan Dell’s long-running half-hour BBC Radio 2 programme featuring the best of British Dance Bands from the 1920s to the 1940s.

Big Band Sound – Alan Dell’s one hour show which followed the Dance Band Days programmes on Radio 2 on Monday evenings, this time with the swing bands.

Mardi Gras – Broadcast on Capitol Radio, London during the 1970s and 80s, noted jazz historian Brian Rust presented some fabulous tracks from the 1920s and 30s.

Miscellaneous – Various shows that I recorded to open reel tape in the 1970s – to bring back memories of the great broadcasters of the era.

Please note: These programmes are presented for personal entertainment only. Feel free to share, but they may not be redistributed for profit.