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Kinda Blue

57 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 23 June 2013

Clare's feeling "kinda blue" or rather her theme is the colour blue. She's got blue-related tracks from "the band that played the blues" Woody Herman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Woody Herman

    Woody Herman Blues On Parade

    Who Dat Up Dere?, Audio Book & Music Co, ABMMCD 1116

  • Image for Ambrose

    Ambrose Early Morning Blues

    Hors D’Oeuvres, Vocalion, CDVS 1959

  • Image for Bennie Moten

    Bennie Moten The Blue Room

    Moten Swing, Living Era, CD AJA 5578

  • Image for Count Basie

    Count Basie Instant Blues

    Basie Land, Verve, 060251 7995727

  • Image for Buddy Rich

    Buddy Rich Blue And Sentimental

    Plays The Arrangements Of Marty Paich & Ernie Wilkins, Jazz Beat, CD 513

  • Image for Tommy Dorsey

    Tommy Dorsey Kicking The Blues Around

    Three Classic Albums Plus, Avid Jazz, AMSC 1008

  • Image for Buddy Morrow

    Buddy Morrow Hong Kong Blues

    Night Train/Big Band Guitar, Collectables, COL CD 2804

  • Image for Harry James

    Harry James Blue Skies

    Eight Bar Riffs ’43-‘50, Hep Records, HEP CD 83

  • Image for Benny Goodman with Helen Ward

    Benny Goodman with Helen Ward Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

    The Song Is Harold Arlen, Living Era, CD AJA 5159

  • Image for Tuxedo Big Band Of Toulouse with Bob Wilber

    Tuxedo Big Band Of Toulouse with Bob Wilber Blue (And Broken Hearted)

    Bob Wilber And The Tuxedo Big Band Of Toulouse, France, Arbors Jazz, ARCD 19229

  • Image for Sammy Davis Jr.

    Sammy Davis Jr. The Birth Of the Blues

    The Essential Sammy Davis Jr., Metro Doubles, METRDCD638

  • Image for Jimmie Lunceford

    Jimmie Lunceford Blues In The Groove

    1939-1940 Classics, Classics, 565

  • Image for Billy May

    Billy May Uptown Blues

    Original Arrangements Of Jimmy Lunceford In Hi-Fi, Lonehill Jazz, LHJ 10336

  • Image for Henry Mancini

    Henry Mancini Sorta Blue

    Peter Gunn, Hot Record Society, HRS 110

  • Image for Stan Kenton

    Stan Kenton Saga Of The Blues

    Revelations: Repertoire Rarities 1940-1978, Tantara, T4CD 1116


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