Prom 35: Story of Swing
Recorded as part of the BBC Proms 2015, Claire Teal and the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands in a programme including tributes to Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.
BBC Proms 2015: Claire Teal, the Guy Barker and Winston Rollins Big Bands with a programme including tributes to Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.
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.