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57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 04 March 2012

Clare Teal returns with some swinging big band sounds from Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Claude Thornhill, Gene Krupa and Ted Heath. There are also reissues from Benny Carter and Ralph Flanagan and a brand new release from the Pasadena Roof Orchestra.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Buddy Bregman

    Buddy Bregman Take the A Train

    It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing, Varese Sarabande VSD 5979

  • Image for Duke Ellington

    Duke Ellington Chelsea Bridge

    Classic Tracks of the 1940s Duke Ellington, Kaz Records KAZ CD 308

  • Image for Henry Mancini

    Henry Mancini C Jam Blues

    Mancini: Blues and the Beat, RCA Victor 74321 260 472

  • Image for Pasadena Roof Orchestra

    Pasadena Roof Orchestra Jungle Nights in Harlem

    Licensed To Swing, Pasadena Roof Orchestra CD PRO 9

  • Image for Ted Heath & His Music

    Ted Heath & His Music Hot Toddy

    Headin’ North and Other Hit Singles, Memoir CD MOIR 505

  • Image for Ralph Flanagan

    Ralph Flanagan Melody of the Breeze

    Plays For Dancing Vol 3 1950-1951, Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY 847

  • Image for Glenn Miller

    Glenn Miller Stardust

    The Definitive Glenn Miller Collection, RCA Bluebird 82876 560302

  • Image for Benny Carter

    Benny Carter March Wind

    Four Classic Albums Plus, Avid AMSC 1048

  • Image for Benny Goodman with Helen Ward

    Benny Goodman with Helen Ward You Turned the Tables on Me

    Ken Burns Jazz Benny Goodman, Columbia Legacy 5010352

  • Image for Gene Krupa

    Gene Krupa Mulligan Stew

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

  • Image for Gerry Mulligan

    Gerry Mulligan Ide's Side

    Young Mulligan, Proper Records PVCD 119

  • Image for Claude Thornhill

    Claude Thornhill Jeru

    Plays The Great Jazz Arrangements of Gil Evans…, Fresh Sound FRS 365

  • Image for Claude Thornhill

    Claude Thornhill Arab Dance

    Plays The Great Jazz Arrangements of Gil Evans…, Fresh Sound FRS 365

  • Image for Gil Evans

    Gil Evans Angel

    Gil Evans Orchestra Plays the Music Of Jimi Hendrix, RCA ND 88409

  • Image for Buddy Bregman

    Buddy Bregman One O'Clock Jump

    It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing, Varese Sarabande VSD 5979


    Monday 5 March
    Peter March leads
    The Bert Firman Rhythmic Eight
    Black Country Arms

    Tuesday 6 March
    Manhattan Sound Big Band
    United Ex-Servicemen’s Club

    Tuesday 6 March
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    G. Live Theatre

    Thursday 8 March
    Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Hall for Cornwall

    Thursday 8 March
    Syd Lawrence Orchestra
    Key Theatre

    Friday 9 March
    A.J.’s Big Band
    Manor Pavilion

    Friday 9 – Sunday 11 March
    Joe Loss Orchestra with Todd Miller
    Warner’s Nidd Hall Hotel
    North Yorkshire

    Saturday 10 March
    John Dankworth Big Band
    The Stables, Wavendon
    Nr. Milton Keynes

    Saturday 10 March
    Len Phillips Big Band
    The Regis Centre
    Bognor Regis

    Saturday 10 March
    Glenn Miller Orchestra UK
    Lighthouse Theatre

    Saturday 10 March
    Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Wiltshire Music Centre

    Saturday 10 March
    Galaxy Big Band
    Hiam Sports and Social Club

    Saturday 10 March
    Piccadilly Dance Orchestra
    Arts Depot

    Sunday 11 March
    Cliff Longhurst’s Jazz Knights Orchestra
    Bull’s Head

    Sunday 11 March
    Five Star Swing
    Community Centre
    Bourne End

    Sunday 11 March
    Girls Only Jazz Orchestra
    Big Band Brunch
    Arts Centre

    Sunday 11 March
    The RAF Red, White and Blues Big Band
    Jazz at the Manor
    Manor Sports and Social Club


    Pasadena Roof Orchestra
    Licensed to Swing
    Pasadena Roof Orchestra CDPRO 9
    From www.pasadena-roof-orchestra.com

    Ralph Flanagan Orchestra
    Plays For Dancing Vol 3 1950 1951
    Sounds of Yesteryear DSOY 847

    Benny Carter
    Four Classic Albums Plus
    Avid Jazz AMSC 1048


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