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Clare has the best of big band and swing music, new releases and special guests, including a phone interview with the new leader of the Count Basie Orchestra, Scotty Barnhart.

Clare presents a two hour show with the best in big band and swing music, including an interview with Scotty Barnhart, the new leader of the Count Basie Orchestra. 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

Music Played

  • Anita O’Day & Billy May

    Just One Of Those Things

    • Swings Cole Porter.
    • Fresh Sounds Records.
  • Double Six

    Tickle Toe

    • Les Double Six.
    • Columbia Legacy.
  • Frankie Laine

    That's My Desire

    • That's My Desire.
    • Wing Records.
  • The BBC Big Band

    Carnival

  • The BBC Big Band

    Don't Go To Strangers

  • Bing Crosby

    I've Got Five Dollars

    • Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings.
    • Verve.
  • SOMETHING OLD SOMETHING NEW SOMETHING BORROWED SOMETHING BLUE

    • Paul Whiteman & Rhythm Boys

      Happy Feet

      • Jazz Legends.
      • Mastertone.
    • Enrico Tomasso

      Who Cares

      • Al Dente.
      • Woodville Records.
    • Glenn Miller AAF Band

      Song Of The Volga Boatmen

      • Army Air Force Band Live 1943-1944.
      • Jazz Band Records.
    • Lew Stone & Al Bowlly

      Looking For A Little Bit of Blue

      • 78 rpm.
      • Decca.
  • ENDS

    • Scotty Barnhart

      Say It Plain (extract)

      • Say It Plain.
      • Unity Music.
    • Lew Stone And His Stonecrackers

      Get Happy

      • Stonecrackers.
      • Decca.
    • Harry James & Helen Forrest

      I've Heard That Song Before

      • Hits Of Harry James.
      • Jasmine.
    • The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

      Doddletown Fifers

      • Inside Sauter Finegan.
      • Jasmine.
    • Vic Damone

      Deep Night

      • Llinger Awhile.
      • Capitol.
    • Count Basie

      Shiny Stockings

      • Compact Jazz Count Basie.
      • Verve.
    • Harry Connick, Jr.

      The Lonely Goatherd

      • Songs I Heard.
      • Columbia.
    • Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Big Band

      Groove Merchant

      • Thad Jones/Mel Lewis.
      • Blue Note EMI.
    • Frank Wess

      Wess Point

      • Wess Point.
      • Fresh Sound Records.
    • The BBC Big Band

      Organ Grinder's Swing

    • Louis Armstrong

      What A Wonderful World

      • What A Wonderful World.
      • Duchesse Records.
  • I COULD'VE DANCED ALL NIGHT

    • Ted Heath

      Listen To My Music

      • Listen To My Music.
      • Decca.
    • Ted Heath

      Lush Slide

      • Ted Heath's 100th London Palladium Sunday Concert.
      • London Records.
  • ENDS

    • Ethel Ennis

      Lullaby For Losers

      • Ethel Ennis.
      • Pickwick.
    • Ed Puddick Big Band

      Take Back Your Mink

      • Guys And Dolls.
      • Diving Duck Records.
    • Bette Midler

      Billy-A-Dick

      • For The Boys.
      • Atlantic.

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