Radio jazz broadcast with Tommy Dorsey, Philadelphia, PA, March 17, 1938.
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Three men in suits play instruments in front of a microphone.

Credit: Image donated by Corbis-Bettmann

Noted orchestra leaders Buddy Rogers, Jan Savitt of KYW, and Tommy Dorsey (L-R) putting on an impromptu "swing" show for studio technicians and musicians, after completing a discussion of swing music over Station KYW. During the Great Depression of the 1930s, radio provided information and entertainment for millions of Americans.

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