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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 26 September 2010

Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds, old and new. Clare samples the work of arrangers Jerry Gray, Bill Finegan and Eddie Sauter, and Billy May. There's vocals from Helen Ward, Bobby Darin and Ol' Blue Eyes himself Frank Sinatra and a couple from Buddy Rich to celebrate what would've been his 93rd birthday this week.

Music Played

16 items
  • Image for Glenn Miller

    Glenn Miller Bugle Call Rag

    In The Mood – Definitive Glenn Miller, Bluebird 82876 560302

  • Image for Jerry Gray

    Jerry Gray Thou Swell

    Flag Waver, Montpellier MONT CD048

  • Image for The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

    The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra Doodletown Fifers

    Inside The Sound, Jasmine JASCD 459

  • Image for Billy May

    Billy May Lean Baby

    Big Band, Jasmine JASCD 423

  • Image for George Scott-Wood with Sam Browne

    George Scott-Wood with Sam Browne Who Walks In When I Walk Out?

    Tick Tock – Vol 4, Vocalion CDEA 6155

  • Image for Henry Hall BBC Dance Orchestra with Leslie Douglas

    Henry Hall BBC Dance Orchestra with Leslie Douglas They All Laughed

    Band Parade Vol 3, Vocalion CDEA 6148

  • Image for Xavier Cugat

    Xavier Cugat Sway

    Best Of, Spectrum Music 554 767 2

  • Image for Xavier Cugat

    Xavier Cugat What A Difference A Day Made

    Best Of, Spectrum Music 554 767 2

  • Image for Teddy Wilson

    Teddy Wilson Jumpin' For Joy

    Jumpin’ For Joy, Hep Records HEP CD 1064

  • Image for Helen Ward with Benny Goodman

    Helen Ward with Benny Goodman Night Wind

    Queen of Big Band Swing, ASV CDAJA 5289

  • Image for Bob Wilbur with Tuxedo Big Band of Toulouse

    Bob Wilbur with Tuxedo Big Band of Toulouse Sweet Lorraine

    Bob Wilbur with the Tuxedo Big Band of Toulouse, Arbors Records ARCD 19229

  • Image for Frank Sinatra

    Frank Sinatra (Love Is) The Tender Trap

    Complete Capitol Singles Collection, Capitol 7243 83808922

  • Image for Bobby Darin

    Bobby Darin Artificial Flowers

    Bobby Darin Story, ATCO 33131 2

  • Image for The Northern Dance Orchestra

    The Northern Dance Orchestra In The Still Of The Night

    A Legend Reborn!, NDOCD 101

  • Image for Buddy Rich

    Buddy Rich Robbins Nest

    A Proper Introduction to Buddy Rich, Proper INTRO CD 2054

  • Image for Buddy Rich

    Buddy Rich Down For Double

    Plays The Arrangement of Marty Paich, Jazz Beat JAZZ BEAT 513


    Monday 27 September
    Five Star Swing
    Civic Theatre

    Wednesday 29th September
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Millfield Theatre

    Wednesday 29 September
    Jeff Hooper Swing Easy Band
    Holme Lacy House Hotel

    Thursday 30 September
    Pete Cater Big Band

    Friday 1 October
    Chris Dean’s Sounds of Bacharach Tour
    Palace Theatre

    Friday 1 October
    Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Tivoli Theatre

    Friday 1 October
    Five Star Swing
    Norbury Theatre

    Saturday 22 September
    Len Phillips Big Band
    Tribute to Lita Roza with Dennis Lotis
    Stag Theatre

    Sunday 3 October
    Nick Ross Orchestra
    70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
    Her Majesty’s Theatre

    Sunday 3 October
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Gordon Craig Theatre

    Sunday 3 October
    Five Star Swing
    Kenneth Moore Theatre

    Sunday 3 October
    Paul Sykes Big Band
    Mytchett Centre


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