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The Atomic Mr Basie: Side 1

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 03 December 2012

Clare Teal presents the BBC Big Band performing the music of Neal Hefti and another chance to hear Side 1 of Count Basie's legendary 1957 album, The Atomic Mr Basie.

Recorded at the Town Hall Birmingham, the BBC Big Band and conductor Grant Windsor perform Neal Hefti's original scores written for this jazz classic that marked the rebirth of the Basie band as a musical force to be reckoned with. These include The Kid From Red Bank, Duet, After Supper and Flight of the Foo Birds. (R).

Music Played

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    The BBC Big Band "The Kid From Red Bank"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Duet"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "After Supper"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Flight Of The Foo Birds"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Double O"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Teddy The Toad"

    Composer: Neal Hefti Arranger: Neal Hefti

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Moten Swing"

    Composer: Buster & Bennie Moten Arranger: Ernie Wilkins

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