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1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 09 January 2011

The sounds of the big bands with Clare Teal who features tracks from Benny Carter, Les Brown, Quincy Jones and Neal Hefti. Plus re-releases from Frank Comstock and Stan Kenton and there's also the singers in the shape of Nat 'King' Cole and Shirley Horn.

Music Played

17 items
  • Image for Mainstream Power Band

    Mainstream Power Band Wrappin' It Up

    Swing Is Here, Montpellier MONT CD 001

  • Image for Fletcher Henderson

    Fletcher Henderson Jangled Nerves

    The Classic Tracks, Kaz Records KAZ CD 319

  • Image for Benny Carter

    Benny Carter Takin' My Time

    Benny Carter 1928-1952, RCA ND 89761

  • Image for Henry Hall

    Henry Hall It Had To Be You

    Henry Hall’s Hour Vol 2, Radiogram RGM 002

  • Image for Henry Hall

    Henry Hall Stompin' At the Savoy

    Henry Hall’s Hour Vol 1, Radiogram RGM 001

  • Image for Les Brown

    Les Brown Green Eyes

    A Sentimental Journey with Les Brown, Vocalion CDVS 1947

  • Image for Frank Comstock

    Frank Comstock Singing In The Rain

    Changing Patterns, Montpellier MONTCD 069

  • Image for Eddie Sauter with SWF Big Band

    Eddie Sauter with SWF Big Band Fascinating Rhythm

    In Germany 1959, Montpellier MONT CD 064

  • Image for Stan Kenton

    Stan Kenton Begin The Beguine

    Live at Humbolt State College California, Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY 825

  • Image for Stan Kenton

    Stan Kenton A String Of Pearls

    Live At Humbolt State College California, Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY 825

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole Steady

    Big Band Cole, Capitol Jazz CDP 7962592

  • Image for Shirley Horn

    Shirley Horn Let Me Love You

    Shirley Horn with Horns, Mercury 843 454 2

  • Image for Quincy Jones

    Quincy Jones On The Street Where You Live

    Straight No Chaser: The Many Faces of Quincy Jones, Universal 541 542 2

  • Image for Gene Krupa with Anita O’Day

    Gene Krupa with Anita O’Day Harlem on Parade

    Uptown, CBS 466 3102

  • Image for Gene Krupa

    Gene Krupa Disc Jockey Jump

    The Second Big Band Sound of Gene Krupa, Verve 2317 113

  • Image for Neal Hefti

    Neal Hefti On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe

    And The Winner Is …, Montpellier MONT CD 067

  • Image for Buddy Morrow

    Buddy Morrow Camp Meetin'

    Night Train/Big Band Guitar, Collectables COL CD 2804


    Wednesday 12 January
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Everyman Theatre

    Thursday 13 January
    Five Star Swing
    Sheringham Hall

    Friday 15 January
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Cliffs Pavilion

    Friday 14 January
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    The Courtyard

    Saturday 15 January
    Jeff Short Swing Band
    Risby Village Hall
    Bury St. Edmunds

    Sunday 16 January
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Beck Theatre

    Sunday 16 January
    Jazz at the Manor
    Manor Sports and Social Club

    Sunday 16 January
    Len Phillips Big Band
    Ronnie Scott’s


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