Today we're digging into to a spin-off hit of Cab Calloway's famous "Minnie the Moocher." That is, "Minnie the Moocher's Wedding Day," recorded by the John Kirby Sextet. 

Loren Schoenberg offers a class in comparative listening and shows how Kirby's small band transformed a big band treatment made popular by Cab, Fletcher Henderson and Benny Goodman.