BBC Proms
8 Aug 2014 Royal Albert Hall

Proms 2014 Prom 30: Battle of the Bands Prom 30: Battle of the Bands

Prom 30: Battle of the Bands

Played

22:15 Friday 8 Aug 2014 Royal Albert Hall

  • Duke Ellington 1899–1974
  • It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing (5 mins)
  • Count Basie 1904–1984
  • Rockin' the Blues
  • Every Tub
  • Irving Berlin 1888–1989
  • Blue Skies
  • Duke Ellington 1899–1974
  • Daybreak Express
  • Cotton Tail
  • Jump for Joy
  • Count Basie 1904–1984
  • 9:20 Special
  • One O'clock Jump
  • Moon Nocturne
  • Duke Ellington 1899–1974
  • Mood Indigo
  • Truckin'
  • Stomp Look and Listen
  • Count Basie 1904–1984
  • Futile Frustration
  • Going to Chicago Blues
  • Duke Ellington 1899–1974
  • Rockin' In Rhythm
  • Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  • Count Basie 1904–1984
  • Jumpin' at the Woodside
  • Billy Strayhorn 1915–1967
  • Take the 'A' Train

About this event

Clare Teal singer/presenter
Gregory Porter singer

Count Pearson Proms Band
James Pearson conductor, Proms debut artist

Duke Windsor Proms Band
Grant Windsor conductor, Proms debut artist

Leading jazz singer Clare Teal presents a Late Night Prom with a difference as we are transported back to the swing era of the 1930s and 1940s with two of the greatest bands of the day, led at the time by Count Basie and Duke Ellington. With selections including Jumpin’ at the Woodside and It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing), and culminating in a bespoke ‘Battle Royal’, the roof will surely be raised as these giants of jazz do battle for the approval of the audience.

There will be no interval

 

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