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Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds old and new, including Bennie Moten, Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton and Thad Jones.

Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds - old and new. Including Bennie Moten's Kansa City Orchestra, classic Cole Porter melodies courtesy of Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton and Count Basie plus a Diamond Jubilee tribute from Duke Ellington with 2 movements from his Queen's Suite, written in tribute to Queen Elizabeth 2 after their 1958 meeting in Leeds.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra

    Professor Hot Stuff

    • 1930 1932.
    • Classics 592.
  • Count Basie & His Orchestra

    Louisiana

    • 1939 40.
    • Classics 563.
  • Count Basie & His Orchestra

    Super Chief

    • 1939 40.
    • Classics 563.
  • Helen Humes

    My Heart Belongs to Daddy

    • The Complete Decca Recordings.
    • Verve 611.
  • Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

    I Get a Kick Out Of You

    • It’s D’Lovely – 1947-50.
    • HEP CD 75.
  • Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

    Why Shouldn't I

    • It’s D’Lovely – 1947-50.
    • HEP CD 75.
  • Stan Kenton and His Orchestra

    Love for Sale

    • Retrospective.
    • Capitol Jazz CDP 7973502.
  • Duke Ellington & His Orchestra

    Sunset & the Mockingbird

    • The Ellington Suites.
    • Original Jazz Classics 204462.
  • Duke Ellington

    The Single Petal of a Rose

    • The Ellington Suites.
    • Original Jazz Classics 204462.
  • Gerald Wilson Orchestra

    Perdido

    • The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings.
    • Mosaic MD5-198.
  • Gerald Wilson Orchestra

    Who Can I Turn To

    • The Complete Pacific Jazz Recordings.
    • Mosaic MD5-198.
  • Ruth Brown

    Fine Brown Frame

    • Fine Brown Frame.
    • Koch International KOCCD 514.
  • Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra

    Tow Away Zone

    • Central Park North.
    • Blue Note 76852.
  • Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra

    Sack O'Woe

    • The Best of the Roulette Years.
    • EMI CDP 7965662.

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