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Prom 35 (part 1): Story of Swing

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Clare Teal, vocalist Elaine Delmar and the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands with a programme including tributes to Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.

Live at the BBC Proms: Clare Teal, the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands with a programme including tributes to Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Clare Teal (vocalist / presenter)
Jamie Davis (vocalist)
Elaine Delmar (vocalist)
Guy Barker Big Band
Guy Barker conductor
Winston Rollins Big Band
Winston Rollins conductor

After the success of last year's Battle of the Bands Prom, Clare Teal returns with a line-up of musicians to showcase the very best of the current UK jazz and big band scene. She's joined by Guy Barker and Winston Rollins to tell the story of the birth of swing, including tributes to 'King of Swing' Benny Goodman and the great trombonist and bandleader Tommy Dorsey.
There will be one interval at approximately 8.20 pm.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 11 Aug 2015 19:30

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Music Played

  • Joe 'King'Oliver/Lil Hardin

    West End Blues/Struttin' With Some Barbecue

    Ensemble: Guy Barker/Winston Rollins Big Bands.
  • Stanley Adams/Hoagy Carmichael

    Sing Me A Swing Song

    Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band.
  • Joe 'King'Oliver/Louis Armstrong

    Sugar Foot Stomp

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big BAnd.
  • Jelly Roll Morton

    King Porter Stomp

    Ensemble: Guy Barker/Winston Rollins Big Bands.
  • Russ Columbo/Clarence Gaskill/Leo Robin

    Prisoner Of Love

    Performer: Jamie Davis. Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band.
  • Lester Young

    Lester Leaps In

    Ensemble: Guy Barker/Winston Rollins Big Band Ensemble.
  • Duke Ellington/Paul Francis Webster

    I Got It Bad

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band.
  • Will Hudson

    White Heat

    Ensemble: Guy Barker/Winston Rollins Big Bands.
  • Gene Clifford

    Smoke Rings

    Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band.
  • Irving Berlin

    Marie

    Performer: Jamie Davis. Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band.
  • Redd Evans/Earl Bostic

    Let Me Off Uptown

    Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band.
  • Mack Gordon/Harry Warren

    (I've Got A Girl In) Kalamazoo

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band. Ensemble: The Promunards.

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