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Clare Teal takes a tour of the rhythm section of the big band featuring recordings from Ray Charles on the Hammond organ, Buddy Rich soloing on his drums, Lionel Hampton's expertise on the vibraphone, percussion greats Willie Bobo and Tito Puente, the guitar genius of Charlie Christian and the walking bass of Chubby Jackson.

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1 hour

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Sun 10 Jul 2011 22:00

UK Concert Diary

Big band saxophone section

Find out where your nearest big band gigs are and swing on over.