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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 21 November 2010

Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds, featured in her bag of swing is music from Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Ray McKinley, Marty Paich and the Clayton-Hamilton orchestra. There's more from Brits Nat Gonella and Al Bowlly plus sweet singing from Bing Crosby and Peggy Lee.

Music Played

14 items
  • Image for Benny Goodman

    Benny Goodman Airmail Special

    The Essential Big Bands, CBS 467 1502

  • Image for Ray McKinley directing The Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Ray McKinley directing The Glenn Miller Orchestra Caribbean Clipper

    Movin’ Along, Montpellier MONT CD 061

  • Image for The Glenn Miller Orchestra

    The Glenn Miller Orchestra Song of the Volga Boatmen

    The Complete Abbey Road Recordings Vol. 5, Avid AMSC 575

  • Image for Lew Stone’s Monseigneur Band with Al Bowlly

    Lew Stone’s Monseigneur Band with Al Bowlly It's Psychological

    A Tribute To Lew Stone Legendary Monseigneur Band, Claves CD 50-9507/9

  • Image for Nat Gonella

    Nat Gonella Get Hot

    The Jazz Side of Nat, Empress RAJCD 882

  • Image for Lou Preager

    Lou Preager Bring On The Drums

    You Danced To These Bands, Castle Pulse PLS CD 475

  • Image for Alvino Rey

    Alvino Rey William Tell Overture

    King of the Guitar, Living Era CD AJA 5581

  • Image for Crosby Brothers/Peggy Lee

    Crosby Brothers/Peggy Lee A Little Bird Told Me

    The Crosby Brothers Bing and Bob, Jasmine JASCD 651

  • Image for Peggy Lee backed by Benny Carter

    Peggy Lee backed by Benny Carter The Best Is Yet To Come

    Sugar and Spice, Capitol 7243 5 2524921

  • Image for Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones Bird Brain

    Explores The Music for Henry Mancini, Verve 060251 7995741

  • Image for Marty Paich

    Marty Paich It Don't Mean a Thing

    The Modern Touch, Lonehill Jazz LHJ 101876

  • Image for Marty Paich

    Marty Paich Love For Sale

    The Modern Touch, Lonehill Jazz LHJ 101876

  • Image for Dutch Swing College Band

    Dutch Swing College Band Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone

    Dutch Swing College Band Live in 1960, Philips 838 765 2

  • Image for The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

    The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra Squatty Roo

    Live at the MGC, MGC 1017


    Wednesday 24 November
    The Stables

    Thursday 25 November
    Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Orchard Theatre

    Thursday 25 November
    University of London Big Band
    University Union

    Friday 26 November
    Charleston Chasers
    Civic Hall
    In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

    Saturday 27 November
    Jeff Short 7 Dance Band
    Feering Village Hall
    Nr Colchester

    Saturday 27 November
    Swing Unlimited Big Band
    Christmas Festival, High Street

    Sunday 28 November
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Pavilion Theatre

    Sunday 28 November
    Ben Beddoes Big Band
    Bob Hope Theatre
    South London

    Sunday 28 November
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Grand Theatre

    Sunday 28 November
    Ed Puddick Big Band
    Jazz at the Manor
    Manor Sports and Social Club

    Sunday 28 November
    Len Phillips Big Band
    United Services Club

    Sunday 28 November
    Nick Ross Orchestra
    The Playhouse


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