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Clare has the best of big band and swing music, new releases and special guests. Plus, archive tracks from the BBC Big Band.

Clare presents a two hour show with the best in big band and swing music. Ranging from the 1920s to brand new releases, Clare brings her personal love and knowledge of the music to Sunday nights. Over the weeks she'll be joined by celebrity guests and musicians, all united in their love of big band and swing music, and she'll be introducing archive and new session tracks from the BBC Big Band.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Nov 2013 21:00

Music Played

  • Bobby Darin

    Mack the Knife

    • The Boby Darin Story.
    • Atlantic.
  • The John Barry Orchestra

    Beat Girl

    • Music from the film Beat Girl.
    • Columbia.
  • Billy Strayhorn & Johnny Hodges

    I Got It Bad

    • Johnny Hodges with the Billy Strayhorn Orchestra.
    • Verve.
  • The BBC Big Band & Madeline Bell

    It Don't Mean a Thing

    • Try A Little Tenderness.
    • Big Time Records.
  • The BBC Big Band

    Spanish Gypsy Dance

  • Guy Lombardo

    I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire

    • I'll See You In My Dreams.
    • Empress.
  • Jack Payne BBC Dance Orchestra, Jack Payne, Bob Busby & Bob Manning

    The Peanut Vendor

    • Roamin' Through The Roses Vol 6.
    • Vocalion.
  • Candy Kane

    Coming Out Swingin' (feat. Laura Chavez)

    • Coming Out Swingin'.
    • Sister Cynic.
  • Paul Anka


    • Rock Swings.
    • Globe Records.
  • James Hunter Six

    So They Say

    • Minute By Minute.
    • Fantasy.
  • Two Minds Big Band

    Supersonic - All Systems Go - Doh (Extract)

    • Two Minds Big Band.
    • JVY Productions.
  • Glenn Miller & Pat Friday

    Serenade In Blue

    • Glenn Miller On Orchestra Wives And Sun Valley Serenade.
    • Jasmine.
  • Woody Herman

    Apple Honey

    • Four Brothers.
    • Dreyfus Jazz.
  • Sinéad O’Connor

    Why Don't You Do Right

    • Am I Not Your Girl.
    • Ensign/Chrysalis.
  • Count Basie

    One O'Clock Jump

  • Count Basie & Joe Williams

    Roll 'Em Pete

    • Count Basie Swings Joe Williams Sings.
    • Verve.
  • Count Basie


    • Count Basie And His Orchestra.
    • Avid Jazz.
  • The BBC Big Band

    Feather, Fin & Limb

  • Henry Mancini

    Peter Gunn

    • Peter Gunn.
    • Hot Record Society.
  • Ivy Benson


    • Dancing To The Bands Again.
    • Music For Pleasure.
  • Ivy Benson & Rita Williams

    How Sweet You Are

    • Dancing To The Bands Again.
    • Music For Pleasure.
  • Nat Gonella & His New Georgians

    If I Only Had Wings

    • Very Best Of Nat Gonella.
    • EMI.


  • Sun 10 Nov 2013 21:00