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Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds - old and new. Including Duke Ellington's 'Blanton-Webster' band of 1941, boogie from Cab Calloway, forgotten rarities from Ben Pollack and Dick Jurgens plus swing favourites from Benny Carter and Benny Goodman.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    The Giddybug Gallop

    • Blanton Webster Years.
    • Bluebird 724321131812.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Jack the Bear

    • Blanton Webster Years.
    • Bluebird 724321131812.
  • Benny Carter and His Orchestra

    Malibu

    • 1943 46.
    • Classics 923.
  • Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra

    In an Old Dutch Garden

    • The Uncollected Dick Jurgens Vol 1 1937-39.
    • Hindsight HCD 111.
  • Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra

    The Merry Go Round Broke Down

    • The Uncollected Dick Jurgens Vol 1 1937-39.
    • Hindsight HCD 111.
  • Ben Pollack & His Orchestra

    Peckin'

    • The Dean of Swing.
    • ASV CD AJA 5491.
  • Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Mission to Moscow

    • 1942 44.
    • Classics 1335.
  • Cab Calloway

    The Calloway Boogie

    • Jumpin’ Jive.
    • CBS 21115.
  • Quincy Jones

    A Sleepin' Bee

    • This Is How I Feel about Jazz.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10273.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    Two Ladies (In the Shade of A Banana Tree)

    • Sammy Davis Jr Belts the Best of Broadway.
    • Reprise RS 2010.
  • Marty Paich

    Too Close For Comfort

    • The Modern Touch.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 101867243.
  • Paul Kuhn

    Anette

    • Paul Kuhn und die SFB Big Band.
    • Monopol 935493.
  • Paul Kuhn

    Salute to Basie

    • Paul Kuhn und die SFB Big Band.
    • Monopol 935493.
  • Marc Secara & Berlin Jazz Orchestra - You're Fooling No One but Yourself

  • Pee Wee Ellis

    Soul Pride

    • What You Like.
    • Minor Music 801064.

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