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Jazz Royalty Special

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 29 April 2011

On the evening of the Royal Wedding, Friday Night Is Music Night comes live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival with a celebration of 'Jazz Royalty'. Sir Michael Parkinson presents music from "Duke" Ellington, "Count" Basie, the "King" of the Jukebox Louis Jordan, the "Queen" of Soul Aretha Franklin, the "King" of Swing Benny Goodman, and Radio 2's own Jazz Royalty cast of Georgie Fame, Madeline Bell, Martin Taylor, Charlie Wood, the Guy Barker Big Band and the BBC Concert Orchestra under conductor Mike Dixon.

Music Played

18 items
  • PART ONE

    • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band

      BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band Jazz Royalty Overture

      (Various arr Barker)

  • Image for Charlie Wood

    Charlie Wood Someday You'll Be Sorry

    (Ft BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Armstrong arr Barker)

  • Image for Madeline Bell & Georgie Fame

    Madeline Bell & Georgie Fame I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart/Don't Get Around Much Anymore

    (Ft BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Ellington/Mills/Nemo/Russell arr Gray)

  • Image for Georgie Fame

    Georgie Fame Everything Happens To Me

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Dennis/Adair arr Barker)

  • Image for Martin Taylor

    Martin Taylor Caravan

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Ellington / Tizol)

  • Image for Madeline Bell & Martin Taylor

    Madeline Bell & Martin Taylor A-Tisket A-Tasket

    (Fitzgerald/Feldman)

  • Image for Charlie Wood

    Charlie Wood Please Send Me Someone To Love

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Mayfield arr Barker)

  • Image for Georgie Fame

    Georgie Fame King Pleasure Medley

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Various arr Barker)

  • Image for Madeline Bell

    Madeline Bell It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Ellington/Mills)

  • PART TWO

    • Image for BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band

      BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band Fanfare / Sing Sing Sing

      (Prima arr Barker)

  • Image for Charlie Wood

    Charlie Wood Come Rain or Come Shine

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Mercer/Arlen arr Barker)

  • Image for Madeline Bell

    Madeline Bell Natural Woman

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Goffin/King arr Barker)

  • Image for Martin Taylor

    Martin Taylor Nuages

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Reinhardt arr Barker)

  • Image for Georgie Fame

    Georgie Fame The Old Music Master

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Carmichael/Mercer arr Gray)

  • Image for Madeline Bell & Georgie Fame

    Madeline Bell & Georgie Fame The Nearness of You

    (Carmichael / Washington)

  • Image for Guy Barker Big Band

    Guy Barker Big Band Blues in Hoss' Flat

    (F. Foster/Basie)

  • Image for Madeline Bell

    Madeline Bell God Bless The Child

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Holiday arr Barker)

  • Image for Ensemble

    Ensemble Louis Jordan Medley

    (Ft. BBC Concert Orchestra & Guy Barker Big Band) (Various arr Barker)

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