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Clare Teal has a musical feast this week with tunes from Jay Wilbur, Lou Preager, Count Basie, Quincy Jones and Claude Bolling

There's a musical feast in store with Clare Teal this week as she plays tracks from Jay Wilbur, Lou Preager and Gerald Wilson, she also has a little look at the bands to come out of Kansas City (Count Basie, Jay McShann with Charlie Parker, Coon Sanders Nighthawks) and a nod towards the work of Quincy Jones, with contributions from Dinah Washington and Billy Eckstine.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra

    Casa Loma Stomp

    • Shall We Swing?/Sounds of the Great Big Bands in Latin.
    • Capitol 7243 58135428.
  • Van Alexander & His Orchestra

    Tappin' on the Traps

    • Home of Happy Feet/Swing! Staged for Sound!.
    • Capitol 7243 53521127.
  • Jay Wilbur’s Rhythm Rascals

    Temptation Rag

    • Rhythm Rascals/Swing Rhythm Boys/Sid Phillips.
    • Timeless Historical CBC 1047 Jazz.
  • Jay Wilbur with Gerry Fitzgerald

    The Music Goes Round and Round

    • ‘Round about Regent Street.
    • Vocalion CDEA 6090.
  • Lou Preager & His Orchestra

    Third Floor Jump

    • You Danced to These Bands.
    • Pulse PLSCD 475.
  • Coon-Sanders' Nighthawks

    Darktown Strutters Ball

    • Everything is Hotsy-Totsy Now.
    • ASV CDAJA 5199.
  • Count Basie & His Orchestra

    Jumpin' At The Woodside

    • The Best of Early Basie.
    • GRP GRP16552.
  • Jay McShann Orchestra feat. Charlie Parker

    Lady Be Good

    • Early Bird.
    • Spotlite SPJ CD 220.
  • Tony Pastor & His Orchestra

    Oh! Marie

    • DVD The Big Bands Vol.1 The Soundies.
    • Storyville 26011.
  • Gerald Wilson Orchestra

    The Saint

    • Classics 1946-1954.
    • Classics 1444.
  • Billy Eckstine backed by Quincy Jones Orchestra

    All Right, OK You Win

    • At Basin Street East.
    • Emarcy 832 5922.
  • Dinah Washington backed by Quincy Jones Orchestra

    Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby

    • The Swingin’ Miss D.
    • Verve 558 0742.
  • Quincy Jones and His Orchestra

    Blues in the Night

    • Straight No Chaser – Many Faces of Quincy Jones.
    • Universal 541 5422.
  • Georgie Fame & The Birthday Big Band

    Dawn Yawn

    • At The Forum Kentish Town 1998.
    • Three Line Whip TLW 007.
  • Claude Bolling Big Band


    • Paris Swing.
    • Milan/WEA 50466 29622.
  • Claude Bolling Big Band

    La Mer (Beyond the Sea)

    • Paris Swing.
    • Milan/WEA 50466 29622.