Denny Farrell

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Denny Farrell Big Band Hall of Fame inductee and winner of the National Ballroom & Entertainment Association’s Award for his outstanding radio program The Original Big Band Showcase.  Denny is one of Chicago’s very own and is rated as the top broadcaster in the country with his very distinctive format that combines Swing, along with Sweet, and that Dixieland and jazz beat.

 Denny’s background is like a who’s who in the Big Band and 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 Tore, Ella Fitzgerald, Red Norvo, Helen Forrest, Johnny Desmond, Tex Beneke, Johnny Best, Peggy Lee, Artie Shaw, The Glenn Miller Orchestra with Larry O’Brien, The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra with Lee Castle, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra with Buddy Morrow to name only a few. 

 Denny Farrell’s Original Big Band Showcase covers all of the great Big Band and Jazz groups from the 1920’s, 30,s 40,s 50’s and today. The Original Big Band Showcase is broadcast around the world on various AM and FM Radio stations along with the internet.

The Original Big Band Showcase, is considered the best link to the past with the door wide