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Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds old and new. Including the great big bands of Glenn Miller, Sam Donahue and Claude Thornhill and some memorable Duke Ellington partnerships with singers Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Here We Go Again

    • Swing Legends – 20 Classic Hits.
    • Nimbus NI 2001.
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Enlisted Men's Mess

    • the 100 Greatest Titles.
    • JBM Records 8452962.
  • Sam Donahue

    Moten Swing

    • Convoy 1945 Vole 1.
    • Hep CD 2.
  • Sam Donahue

    Convoy

    • Convoy 1945 Vol 1.
    • Hep CD 2.
  • Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra

    Portrait of a Guinea Farm

    • Snowfall.
    • ASV Living Era CDAJA 5542.
  • Billie Holiday

    There Is No Greater Love

    • There Is No Greater Love.
    • International Music 204230.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Vagabonds

    • Masterpieces by Ellington.
    • Columbia 5129182.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Rock Skippin' At the Blue Note

    • Masterpieces by Ellington.
    • Columbia 5129182.
  • Ella Fitzgerald with the Duke Ellington Orchestra - Imagine My Frustration

  • Frank Sinatra

    Indian Summer

    • Francis A Sinatra & Edward K Ellington.
    • Reprise 7599270452.
  • Billy May

    The Preacher

    • Bill’s Bag.
    • EMI 5352062.
  • Billy May

    Whisper Not

    • Bill’s Bag.
    • EMI 5352062.
  • Henry Mancini

    Swing Lightly

    • Combo!.
    • BMG 37142.
  • Quincy Jones and His Orchestra

    Bird Brain

    • Quincy Jones Explores the Music of Henry Mancini.
    • Verve 1799574.

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