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Artie Shaw and Helen O'Connell

Composer, arranger, author, bandleader and clarinet virtuoso Artie Shaw remembers how he came to record “begin the beguine”, the record that put him well and truly on the map. Also, singer Helen O’Connell recalls happy days singing, touring and making movies with Jimmy Dorsey and his orchestra. Plus, with New Year just around the corner, Graham’s musical theme this week is “The Calendar”.

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Mon 30 Dec 2013 01:00