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Phantom Dancer

One of 2SER's longest running programs, The Phantom Dancer is a treasure trove of swing, jazz & dance from live 1920s-60s Radio & TV. Greg Poppleton has brought this multi-award-winning show to you since 1985.

Poppleton is Australia's only authentic 1920s and 1930s dance band singer. His band albums have more than 1 Million YouTube plays. Band website.

Greg Poppleton is a film and TV actor with Benchmark and a voiceover artist for MCA.Hear the latest Phantom Dancer shows below, with playlists and a weekly insight into a selected swing jazz artist.

Check out the last four weeks of shows below:

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LATEST EPISODES

Phantom Dancer :: 12:00pm 18th Sep 2018

Lester Young started playing jazz in the family band. He became one of the most influential tenor saxophonists in jazz. Lester Young is this week's Phantom Dancer feature artist. The Phantom Dancer is mixed live by Greg Poppleton. Read More

Phantom Dancer :: 12:00pm 11th Sep 2018

June Christy started singing professionally at 13. In the 1950s, her album 'Something Cool', launched the 'cool' vocal genre in jazz. She is this week's Phantom Dancer feature artist, presented by 1920s-30s singer, Greg Poppleton. Read More

Phantom Dancer :: 12:00pm 4th Sep 2018

He was a piano playing child prodigy who entered the Con at age 16 after playing professionally in theatre for years. His name is Claude Thornhill and he is this week's Phantom Dancer feature artist. Hear a Claude Thornhill set from live 1930s-40s tadio on this week's Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton. Playlist, video, online show link here. Read More

Phantom Dancer :: 12:00pm 28th Aug 2018

Now playing as the Howard Schneider Big Band, violinist Jan Garber formed his first band, a quartet, in 1918. Jan Garber's music is now in its 100th year. We'll hear a mix of broadcasts by the Garber 1944-45 swing band on this week's Phantom Dancer non-stop swing jazz mix with Greg Poppleton Read More