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13/12/2009

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 13 December 2009

Clare Teal presents the best in dance bands and big bands from the 1930's to the present day.

Including great vocal performances from Mel Torme with Billy May, Al Bowlly with Lew Stone, Nat 'King' Cole with the Count Basie Orchestra, James Brown with Louie Bellson & the Boswell Sisters with the Dorsey Brothers Orchestra.

Plus Woody Herman plays the blues, Ted Heath Goes Latin and the Brian Setzer Orchestra 'takes the 5th'.

Music Played

15 items
  • CONCERTS FOR THE COMING WEEK

    Monday 14 – Saturday 19
    Ray Gelato and His Giants
    Ronnie Scott’s
    London

    Monday 14 December
    Jay Craig Orchestra
    100 Club
    London

    Thursday 17 December
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Repertory Theatre
    Stoke on Trent

    Friday 18 December
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Theatr Brecheiniog
    Brecon

    Friday 18 December
    BBC Big Band with New York Voices
    Town Hall
    Birmingham

    Saturday 19 December
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Forum Theatre
    Malvern

    Sunday 20 December
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Royal Concert Hall
    Nottingham

    Sunday 20 December
    Jay Craig Orchestra
    Jazz at the Manor
    Manor Sports and Social Club
    Ruislip

    Sunday 20 December
    Jonathan Wyatt Big Band
    The Forum
    Norwich

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