Fever - A Tribute to Peggy Lee - Part 1
Clare Teal presents the first part of Fever - A Tribute to Peggy Lee. Featuring many of Peggy's greatest hits performed in concert at the Town Hall Birmingham by singer Georgina Jackson and the BBC Big Band conducted by Jay Craig.
Featured titles include Why Don't You do Right, I Love Being Here with You, Linger in My Arms a Little Longer Baby and Alright, OK, You Win.
Peggy Lee was born Norma Dolores Egstrom in North Dakota and big bands were a constant feature throughout her long and successful career. From her first break with bandleader Benny Goodman in 1941 she would go on to work with arrangers including Billy May, Nelson Riddle, Shorty Rogers and Quincy Jones. For this exploration of the swinging side to Peggy Lee's music, the BBC Big Band are joined by one of the UK's finest jazz singers of today, Georgina Jackson.