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Clare turns the spotlight on the piano-playing band leaders such as Claude Thornhill, Bennie Moten, Marty Paich, Fletcher Henderson, Gordon Goodwin and Harry Connick Jr.

Clare turns the musical spotlight on to the piano-playing band leaders. The pioneers such as Bennie Moten, Fletcher Henderson and Earl "Fatha" Hines - the progressives such as Claude Thornhill, Gil Evans and the Clarke-Boland Big Band and the current proponents, Harry Connick jr, Thilo Wolf and Gordon Goodwin.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Duke Pearson

    Ready When You Are CB

    • Introducing The Duke Pearson Big Band.
    • Blue Note BST 84276.
  • Claude Bolling

    Duke On My Mind

    • Rolling With Bolling.
    • Fremeaux Associes FA 5029.
  • Benny Moten

    Kansas City Breakdown

    • Moten Swing.
    • Living Era CD AJA 5578.
  • Jay McShann

    You Say Forward I'll March

    • Early Bird Jay McShann Orch. Featuring Charlie Parker.
    • Spotlite SPJ CD 220.
  • Fletcher Henderson

    Stealin' Apples

    • The Classic Tracks of Fletcher Henderson.
    • Kaz Records KAZ CD 319.
  • Earl Hines

    The Earl

    • Piano Man!.
    • Living Era CDAJA 5131.
  • Claude Thornhill

    Polka Dots And Moonbeams

    • Claude Thornhill And His Orchestra 1942-1953.
    • Fresh Sound Records FSR CD 365.
  • Gil Evans

    Joy Spring

    • Gil Evans Four Classic Albums Plus.
    • Avid Jazz AMSC 1077.
  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

    Love For Sale

    • More Smiles.
    • MPS06024 9814789.
  • Kurt Edelhagen

    Blues From "An American In Paris"

    • Fine And Dandy.
    • Montpellier MONT CD 015.
  • Thilo Wolf

    Why You

    • In A Personal Mood.
    • MDP Jazz MDL 200151 CD.
  • Marty Paich

    Younger Than Springtime/Surrey With The Fringe On Top

    • The Modern Touch.
    • Lonehill Jazz LHJ 10186.
  • Harry Connick, Jr.

    It Had To Be You

    • OST from “When Harry Met Sally”.
    • CBS 465 753 2.
  • Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

    That's How We Roll

    • That’s How We Roll.
    • Telarc TEL 32363-02.

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