Cavalcade of Bands

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Dumont (ended 1951)

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Episode Guide

  • Season 2
    • Guy Lombardo
      Guy Lombardo
      Episode 56
      9/25/51
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      Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians return for the final show. Kitty Kallen and The Pickerts are also on the bill.
    • Shep Fields
      Shep Fields
      Episode 55
      9/18/51
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      Bandleader Shep Fields and his group are in the spotlight on this episode. Joe Frisco and Howard & Wanda Bell also appear.
    • Woody Herman
      Woody Herman
      Episode 54
      9/11/51
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      Woody Herman and his band make another appearance on the show. Joey Adams, Walter Long & Angel, Ramona Lang and Chester Dolphin also appear.
    • Charlie Spivak
      Charlie Spivak
      Episode 53
      9/4/51
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      Charlie Spivak and his Orchestra are the main attraction this week. Morey Amsterdam, The Mello-Larks and Bob Hammond and his birds also appear.
    • Tex Beneke
      Tex Beneke
      Episode 52
      8/28/51
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      Tex Beneke and his Orchestra end their three week run on the show. Jo Sullivan, Joey Adams, Jack & Marilyn Nagle and Jay Smythe also appear.
    • Tex Beneke
      Tex Beneke
      Episode 51
      8/21/51
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      Tex Beneke and his band continue their run on the show. Helene & Howard and George Conley also appear.
    • Tex Beneke
      Tex Beneke
      Episode 50
      8/14/51
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      Tex Beneke and his band begin a three week run. Beneke's vocalists Bill Raymond & Mary Mayo appear along with Wally Brown, The Kanazawa Trio and the Mello-Larks.
    • Gene Krupa
      Gene Krupa
      Episode 49
      8/7/51
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      Gene Krupa and his band return to the show. Fran Warren, Frank Paris, Chaz Chase and Dusty McCaffrey & Susanne round out the bill.
    • Cab Calloway
      Cab Calloway
      Episode 48
      7/31/51
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      Cab Calloway and his Orchestra appear as the show reverts back to changing bands every week. Joyce Bryant and Bob Davis also appear.
    • Sammy Kaye
      Sammy Kaye
      Episode 47
      7/24/51
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      Sammy Kaye wraps up his month long run with this episode. Also appearing are Gene Baylos, Ken Whitmer and Blair & Dean.
    • Sammy Kaye
      Sammy Kaye
      Episode 46
      7/17/51
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      Sammy Kaye and his band make their third appearance for the month. Henny Youngman, Crane & Love and Lennie & Margie Ross also appear.
    • Sammy Kaye
      Sammy Kaye
      Episode 45
      7/10/51
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      Sammy Kaye and his band continue as the "Band of the Month". Also appearing are Phil Foster, Ricardo & Norma and Lewis & Van.
    • Sammy Kaye
      Sammy Kaye
      Episode 44
      7/3/51
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      Sammy Kaye and his Orchestra start a four week run on the show. Hal LeRoy, Lee Davis and Harbers & Dale also appear.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 43
      6/26/51
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      Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra wrap up their five week run. Dave Barry and Manor & Mignon also appear.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 42
      6/19/51
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      Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra headline this episode which also features Abbe Lane, Carlos Ramirez, Wally Brown, Pierre & Ana and The Mello-Larks.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 41
      6/12/51
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      Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra, Abbe Lane, Carlos Ramirez and Al Bernie are all on the bill this week.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 40
      6/5/51
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      Xavier Cugat and his band continue their series of appearances. Carlos Ramirez, Mary Raye and Naldi, Gene Baylos and Jerry Bergen round out the talent on this episode.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 39
      5/29/51
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      Xavier Cugat and his Orchestra start a month long run on the show. Other acts on the bill are Tato and Julia, Maurice Rocco and Joey Adams.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 38
      5/22/51
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      Louis Prima and his band make their final appearance this month. Buddy Lester and The Calgary Brothers are also on the bill.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 37
      5/15/51
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      The Louis Prima Orchestra continues headlining on this episode which also features June Hutton and Phil Foster.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 36
      5/8/51
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      Buddy Rogers welcomes back the Louis Prima Orchestra. Larry Storch, Toni Arden and Bobby Van also appear on the show.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 35
      5/1/51
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      The Louis Prima Orchestra starts a four week run. Also appearing are Jean Carroll and The DeMarco Sisters.
    • Freddy Martin
      Freddy Martin
      Episode 34
      4/24/51
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      Freddy Martin and his band finish their four week stint. Fran Warren, Joey Adams and Al Kelly also appear.
    • Freddy Martin
      Freddy Martin
      Episode 33
      4/17/51
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      Buddy Rogers welcomes Freddy Martin and his Orchestra, Rosemary Clooney and Morey Amsterdam.
    • Freddy Martin
      Freddy Martin
      Episode 32
      4/10/51
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      Freddy Martin and his band continue on the show along with guests Peggy Lee and Joey Bishop.
    • Freddy Martin
      Freddy Martin
      Episode 31
      4/3/51
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      Freddy Martin and his Orchestra settle in for a four week run. It was decided by the DuMont network to turn the "Band of the Week" into the "Band of the Month." Joining Mr. Martin are Ginny Simms, Jimmy Nelson & Danny O'Day and Loman & Fields.
    • Ray Block
      Ray Block
      Episode 30
      3/27/51
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      Bandleader Ray Block, Jimmy Nelson & Danny O'Day, Mary Raye and Naldi, The Mello-Larks, Coles & Atkins and Paula Wray all appear on this episode.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 29
      3/20/51
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      Louis Prima and his band headline this episode. Eileen Barton, Al Bernie and Rollie & Bonnie Pickert also appear.
    • Charlie Spivak
      Charlie Spivak
      Episode 28
      3/13/51
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      Charlie Spivak and his Orchestra, Wally Brown, Sarah Vaughn, Bob Hammond's Birds, The Mello-Larks and Christine & Moll are featured on this episode.
    • Claude Thornhill
      Claude Thornhill
      Episode 27
      3/6/51
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      Claude Thornhill and his Orchestra are featured along with Peggy Lee, Billy Vine and Hudson & Sharae.
    • Ray Anthony
      Ray Anthony
      Episode 26
      2/27/51
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      Ray Anthony and his Orchestra are featured along with Harvey Stone, The Berry Brothers, Susan Raye and Frank Paris.
    • Gala Anniversary Show
      2/20/51
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      First anniversary is celebrated by Guy Lombardo, Kitty Kallen and Rolly Rolls, who all appeared on the first episode.
    • Gene Krupa
      Gene Krupa
      Episode 24
      2/13/51
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      Gene Krupa and his band welcome Frank Sinatra and Jackie Gleason.
    • Charlie Barnet
      Charlie Barnet
      Episode 23
      2/6/51
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      Charlie Barnet and his Orchestra make a return visit.
    • Tommy Tucker
      Tommy Tucker
      Episode 22
      1/30/51
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      Tommy Tucker and his Orchestra are the "Band of the Week" on this episode.
    • Shep Fields
      Shep Fields
      Episode 21
      1/23/51
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      Shep Fields and his Orchestra are the "Band of the Week" on this episode.
    • Frankie Carle
      Frankie Carle
      Episode 20
      1/16/51
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      Frankie Carle and his Orchestra make their first appearance on the show.
    • Ray Block
      Ray Block
      Episode 19
      1/9/51
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      Composer & bandleader Ray Block headines this episode, also appearing are Rosemary Clooney, Bobby Lane & Claire and Georgie Kaye.
    • Skitch Henderson
      Skitch Henderson
      Episode 18
      1/2/51
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      Skitch Henderson and his Orchestra make a return visit. Also on the bill are Marion Morgan, Faye Emerson, Henny Youngman, Rita & Allen Farrell and Lewis & Van.
    • Duke Ellington
      Duke Ellington
      Episode 17
      12/26/50
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      Appearing on this episode are Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, The Three Poms, Bobby 'Tables' Davis, Harold King and Harris & Radcliffe.
    • Stan Kenton
      Stan Kenton
      Episode 16
      12/19/50
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      Stan Kenton and his band, Teresa Brewer and The Calgary Brothers are on the bill for this episode. Downbeat Magazine Awards are presented on the show.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 15
      12/12/50
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      "Rumba King" Xavier Cugat returns to the show. George DeWitt and The Peiro Brothers also appear.
    • Elliot Lawrence
      Elliot Lawrence
      Episode 14
      12/5/50
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      This episode features pianist Elliot Lawrence and his band, The Arnaut Brothers, Fosse & Niles and Stump & Stumpy.
    • Ray Anthony
      Ray Anthony
      Episode 13
      11/28/50
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      The epsiode features Ray Anthony and his Orchestra, George DeWitt, the Lunds and The Three Rockets.
    • Louis Prima
      Louis Prima
      Episode 12
      11/21/50
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      Louis Prima and his band return. Also appearing are the Mayo Brothers, Jay Lawrence and Dietrich & Diane.
    • Jerry Gray
      Jerry Gray
      Episode 11
      11/14/50
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      This show features Jerry Gray and his Orchestra, Buddy Rogers, Rosalind Courtright, George DeWitt and Condos & Brandow.
    • Tommy Tucker
      Tommy Tucker
      Episode 10
      11/7/50
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      Tommy Tucker and his Orchestra are featured on this episode.
    • Claude Thornhill
      Claude Thornhill
      Episode 9
      10/31/50
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      Claude Thornhill and his Orchestra are the "Band of the Week" on this episode.
    • Lawrence Welk
      Lawrence Welk
      Episode 8
      10/24/50
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      Lawrence Welk returns along with his Champagne Lady Roberta Linn and Roy Woldum.
    • Guy Lombardo
      Guy Lombardo
      Episode 7
      10/17/50
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      This episode featured Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians with his vocalist Kenny Gardner and the Twin Pianos. Bandleader Tony Pastor and comedian Billy Vine may have been featured as well.
    • Louis Armstrong
      Louis Armstrong
      Episode 6
      10/10/50
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      Jazz is the theme of this episode with Louis Armstrong and his All Stars: Jack Teagarden, Barney Bigard, Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Arvell Shaw, Cozy Cole and Velma Middleton. Also appearing are the Golden Gate Quartet and George Kirby.
    • Gene Krupa
      Gene Krupa
      Episode 5
      10/3/50
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      Drummer Gene Krupa and his Orchestra are featured on this episode.
    • Tex Beneke
      Tex Beneke
      Episode 4
      9/26/50
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      Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller band make a return visit to the show.
    • Shep Fields
      Shep Fields
      Episode 3
      9/19/50
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      Bandleader Shep Fields is joined by Wally Cox, Neal Stanley, the Hoosier Hot Shots and the Kanazawa Trio.
    • Xavier Cugat
      Xavier Cugat
      Episode 2
      9/12/50
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      Latin bandleader Xavier Cugat makes his third appearance.
    • Charlie Spivak
      Charlie Spivak
      Episode 1
      9/5/50
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      Bandleader Charlie Spivak, with "the sweetest trumpet in the world" is the main attraction on this episode.
  • Season 1