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Prom 35 (part 2): Story of Swing

Episode 2 of 2

The conclusion of a Prom telling the story of the birth of swing, featuring Clare Teal and the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands.

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.

1 hour, 20 minutes

Last on

Tue 11 Aug 2015 20:40

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Music Played

  • Harry James/Jack Matthias

    Trumpet Blues and Cantabile

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands.
  • Kansas Joe McCoy

    Why Don't You Do Right

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band.
  • Al Sherman/Al Lewis

    Livin' in the Sunlight, Lovin' in the Moonlight

  • Sy Oliver/Sid Garris

    Opus No. 1

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands.
  • Fats Waller

    Handful of Keys

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands.
  • James Edward Davis/Roger Ramirez/Jimmy Sherman

    Lover Man

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band.
  • Cole Porter

    What is This Thing Called Love

    Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band. Ensemble: The Promunards.
  • Traditional Russian

    Song of the Volga Boatmen

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands.
  • Cab Calloway/Irvine Mills/Clarence Gaskill

    Minnie The Moocher

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins Big Band. Ensemble: The Promunards.
  • Louis Prima

    Sing, Sing, Sing

    Ensemble: Guy Barker Big Band. Ensemble: Clarke Peters, Jamie Davis, The Promunards.
  • Various Artists

    Battle Royal Medley

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands. Ensemble: Main vocalists and vocal ensemble.
  • Louis Prima

    Sing, Sing, Sing

    Ensemble: Winston Rollins/Guy Barker Big Bands. Ensemble: Jamie Davis, Clarke Peters, Elaine Delmar.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso (Miroirs)

    Ensemble: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • France-Espagne.
    • Musicales Actes Sud.
    • 9.

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