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Clare Teal takes a tour round the rhythm section of the big band with recordings from Ray Charles, Buddy Rich, Lionel Hampton and the Clarke Boland Big Band.

Clare Teal takes a tour of the rhythm section of the big band featuring recordings from Ray Charles on the Hammond organ, Buddy Rich soloing on his drums, Lionel Hampton's expertise on the vibraphone, percussion greats Willie Bobo and Tito Puente, the guitar genius of Charlie Christian and the walking bass of Chubby Jackson.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Ray Charles

    The Birth of the Blues

    • Genius + Soul = Jazz.
    • Actual 505 0022.
  • Claude Bolling Big Band

    Duke's Beat

    • Rolling with Bolling CD 1.
    • Fremeux Associes FA 5029.
  • Chubby Jackson Big Band

    Slap That Bass

    • Chubby’s Back.
    • Jazz Beat 512.
  • Chubby Jackson Big Band

    Raffles

    • Chubby’s Back.
    • Jazz Beat 512.
  • The Clayton‐Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

    Captain Bill

    • Live at the MCG.
    • Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild MCGJ1017.
  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

    Olhos Negros

    • Three Latin Adventures.
    • MPS Records 529 095 1.
  • Willie Bobo

    Tuxedo Junction

    • Bobo Motion.
    • Verve 0602517695734.
  • Tito Puente

    A Noro Morales

    • Best of the ‘60s.
    • Caliente CDCHARLY 125.
  • Lionel Hampton

    Midnight Sun

    • And His Orchestra 1947.
    • Classics 994.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Honeysuckle Rose

    • Charlie Christian The Original Guitar Genius.
    • Proper PROPERBOX 98.
  • Chick Webb and His Orchestra

    Harlem Congo

    • The Classic Tracks of Chick Webb.
    • Kaz Records KAZ CD 318.
  • Buddy Rich

    Norwegian Wood

    • Big Swing Face.
    • Pacific Jazz CDP 7243 83798926.
  • Buddy Rich

    Apples

    • Big Swing Face.
    • Pacific Jazz CDP 7243 83798926.
  • Alan Ganley Jazz Legacy

    Allisamba

    • June Time.
    • Vocalion CDSML 8454.

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