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Cleo Laine

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 14 November 2009

Looking forward to her appearance at the 2009 London Jazz Festival, Cleo Laine joins Alyn Shipton to select some of the finest recorded performances from her distinguished career.

DISC 1
Title: Just a Sittin' and A Rockin'
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Ellington, Strayhorn, Gaines
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo (Union Square)
Number BX403 CD3 Track 13
Personnel: Cleo Laine (vocals), Clark Terry (trumpet), Mark Whitfield (guitar) John Dankworth Orchestra.

DISC 2
Title: Mr and Mississippi
Artist: Cleo Laine with the Johnny Dankworth Seven
Composer: Gordon
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo (Union Square)
Number: BX403 CD1 Track 8
Personnel: Cleo Laine (vocals), Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet), John Dankworth (alto sax), Don Rendell (tenor sax), Bill Le Sage (vibes), Joe Muddell (bass), Eddie Taylor (drums). 4 March 1952.

DISC 3
Title: Easy Living
Artist: Cleo Laine with the Johnny Dankworth Seven
Composer: Rainger/Robin
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo (Union Square)
Number: BX403 CD1 Tr 6
Personnel: as above. 6 May 1953.

DISC 4
Title: A Child Is Born
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Jones/Wilder
Album: Christmas at the Stables
Label: Audio B
Number: 5011
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, ss; John Horler, p; Malcolm Creese, b; Allan
Ganley, d; Andy Panayi, fl; Chris Garrick, vn; Matt Skelton, perc. 1999.

DISC 5
Title: PIerrot Lunaire
Artist: Cleo Laine, Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)
Composer: Schoenberg
Album: Cleo Laine sings Pierrot Lunaire and songs by Charles Ives
Label: RCA
Number: LRL1 5058
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)

DISC 6
Title: Summertime
Artist: Cleo Laine and Ray Charles
Composer: George and Ira Gershwin, Heyward and Hayward
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 10
Personnel: Cleo Laine and Ray Charles, with studio orchestra from the original RCA
album Porgy and Bess.

DISC 7
Title: He Was Beautiful
Artist: Cleo Laine and John Williams
Composer: Myers, Laine
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 12
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Williams, g. 1976.

DISC 8
Title: Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Shakespeare, Laine, Dankworth
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 5
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc. Personnel not listed.

DISC 8
Title: Oh Tell me The Truth About Love
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Auden/Dankworth
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number BX 403 CD 3 Track 6
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, cl, arr., dir. Personnel not listed.

DISC 9
Title: Bill
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Kern/Wodehouse/Hammerstein
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 8
Personnel: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 1974.

DISC 10
Title: No One Is Alone
Artist: Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth
Composer: Sondheim
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number: BX 403 CD 4 Track 2
Personnel: Cleo Laine, voc; Jacqui Dankworth, voc; ensemble arr and cond. John Dankworth.

DISC 11
Title: It was a Lover and His Lass
Artist: Cleo Laine
Composer: Shakespeare/Young
Album: I Hear Music
Label: Salvo
Number: BX 403 CD 3 Track 10
Personnel: as for disc 8.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine Just a Sittin' and A Rockin'

    Composer: Ellington, Strayhorn, Gaines Performers: Cleo Laine (vocals), Clark Terry (trumpet), Mark Whitfield (guitar) John Dankworth Orchestra.

    I Hear Music, Salvo (Union Square), BX403 CD3

  • Image for Cleo Laine & The Johnny Dankworth Seven

    Cleo Laine & The Johnny Dankworth Seven Mr and Mississippi

    Composer: Gordon Performers: Cleo Laine (vocals), Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet), John Dankworth (alto sax), Don Rendell (tenor sax), Bill Le Sage (vibes), Joe Muddell (bass), Eddie Taylor (drums). 4 March 1952.

    I Hear Music, Salvo (Union Square), BX403 CD1

  • Image for Cleo Laine & The Johnny Dankworth Seven

    Cleo Laine & The Johnny Dankworth Seven Easy Living

    Composer: Rainger/Robin Performers: Cleo Laine (vocals), Jimmy Deuchar (trumpet), John Dankworth (alto sax), Don Rendell (tenor sax), Bill Le Sage (vibes), Joe Muddell (bass), Eddie Taylor (drums). 6 May 1953.

    I Hear Music, Salvo (Union Square), BX403 CD1 Tr 6

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine A Child Is Born

    Composer: Jones/Wilder Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, ss; John Horler, p; Malcolm Creese, b; Allan Ganley, d; Andy Panayi, fl; Chris Garrick, vn; Matt Skelton, perc. 1999.

    Christmas at the Stables, Audio B, 5011

  • Image for Cleo Laine, Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)

    Cleo Laine, Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor) Pierrot Lunaire

    Composer: Schoenberg Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; Nash Ensemble - Elgar Howarth (conductor)

    Cleo Laine sings Pierrot Lunaire and songs by Charles Ives, RCA, LRL1 5058

  • Image for Cleo Laine and Ray Charles

    Cleo Laine and Ray Charles Summertime

    Composer: George and Ira Gershwin, Heyward and Hayward Performers: Cleo Laine and Ray Charles, with studio orchestra from the original RCA From Porgy and Bess.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 3

  • Image for Cleo Laine and John Williams

    Cleo Laine and John Williams He Was Beautiful

    Composer: Myers, Laine Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; John Williams, g. 1976.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 3

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day

    Composer: Shakespeare, Laine, Dankworth Performers: Cleo Laine, voc. Performers not listed.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 3

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine Oh Tell me The Truth About Love

    Composer: Auden/Dankworth Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, cl, arr., dir. Performers not listed.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, number BX 403 CD 3

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine Bill

    Composer: Kern/Wodehouse/Hammerstein Performers: Cleo Laine and John Dankworth Orchestra, Carnegie Hall, 1974.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 3

  • Image for Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth

    Cleo Laine and Jacqui Dankworth No One Is Alone

    Composer: Sondheim Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; Jacqui Dankworth, voc; ensemble arr and cond. John Dankworth.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 4

  • Image for Cleo Laine

    Cleo Laine It was a Lover and His Lass

    Composer: Shakespeare/Young Performers: Cleo Laine, voc; John Dankworth, cl, arr., dir. Personnel not listed.

    I Hear Music, Salvo, BX 403 CD 3

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