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Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds - old and new. Including the bands of Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Roy Eldridge, Syd Lawrence and John Dankworth. With the best in big band vocals from Carmen McRae, Frankie Laine and Jimmy Witherspoon.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Roy Eldridge and His Orchestra

    Lover Come Back to Me

    • Little Jazz Giant.
    • Avid AMBX 137.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Blue Serge

    • In a Mellow Tone.
    • RCA 51364.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Main Stem

    • In a Mellow Tone.
    • RCA 51364.
  • Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra

    Yardbird Suite

    • Snowfall.
    • ASV Living Era CD AJA 5542.
  • Frankie Laine

    Roses of Picardy

    • Jazz Spectacular.
    • Columbia CK 65507.
  • Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra

    It's Fabulous

    • Swingin’ Jazz.
    • Strand SL 1038.
  • Kurt Edelhagen & His Orchestra

    Chianti & Music

    • Swingin’ Jazz.
    • Strand SL 1038.
  • The Syd Lawrence Orchestra

    Rainbow Rhapsody

    • Command Performance.
    • Contour 6870 552.
  • Manny Albam

    Anything Goes

    • The Jazz Workshop.
    • RCA Victor 74321591572.
  • Carmen McRae

    I See Your Face before Me

    • Something to Swing About.
    • Kapp KS 3053.
  • Carmen McRae

    A Sleeping Bee

    • Something to Swing About.
    • Kapp KS 3053.
  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band - Lockjaw Blues

  • Jimmy Witherspoon

    Lovey Dovey

    • Hey Mrs Jones.
    • Collectables 6198.
  • Woody Herman

    A Song for You

    • Giant Steps.
    • Fantasy OJC 344.
  • John Dankworth - Holloway House

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