Song of the Day: Si Zentner & His Orchestra, “Up A Lazy River”

Trombonist and orchestra leader Simon (Si) Zentner was born on this day in 1917. I remember we had an album of his called The Stripper And Other Big Band Hits (1962) at home. Hoagy Carmichael’s "Up A Lazy River" was the title track from his fifth of five releases from 1962. The single was released in 1961 and reached #43 on the Hot 100.

5 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Si Zentner & His Orchestra, “Up A Lazy River”

    1. I think Hoagy Carmichael would approve. Just looked him up, by the way, and discovered he was from Bloomington, Illinois, which is where my grandfather is from…

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