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Clare is joined by actor Frazer Hines who has a family link to big bands, there's a chance your choices will be featured in The Swing's The Thing and there's more from the great British dance bands.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Perry Como

    It Had To Be You

    • The Best of Times.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    Tea For Two

    • Viva Vaughn.
  • Sal Salvador

    Down Home

    • Sal Salvador Quintet, Quartet Kenton presents.
    • Emi Blue Note.
  • Count Basie

    Swinging Shepherd Blues

    • Count Basie Big Band Live In Berlin 1963.
    • 010.
  • Ted Heath

    In The Mood Mambo

    • Ted Heath and His Orchestra.
    • Membram Music.
  • Jack Parnell

    April In Paris

    • Trip To Mars/Jack Parnell (Two Classic Albums).
  • John Dankworth

    Experiments With Mice

    • The Best of Johnny Dankworth.
  • Jamie Cullum

    I Get A Kick Out Of You

    • Twentysomething.
    • Universal.
  • Etta Jones

    Hurry Home

    • The Best Of Etta James.
    • Prestige/Ace.
  • Ambrose & Anne Shelton

    While The Music Plays On

    • Let There Be Love.
  • Wingy Manone

    Tar Paper Stomp

    • Swinging At The Hickory House.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Have You Met Miss Jones?

    • Swing Along With Me.
  • Julie London

    September In The Rain

    • Standards Julie London.
  • Si Zentner


    • More and Exotica Suite.
  • Tommy Dorsey


    • Deep Valley / Trombonology.
    • 1.
  • Larry Clinton & Bea Wain

    I Double Dare You

    • Revelling In Rhythm.
    • 4.
  • Russ Morgan

    There Goes That Song Again

    • There Goes That Song Again.
    • 1.
  • Joe Loss Orchestra & Elizabeth Batey

    I'm Beginning To See The Light

  • John Dankworth

    African Waltz

  • Keely Smith


    • Swingin' Pretty.
    • 3.
  • Spike Jones and His City Slickers

    Three Little Fishes (Itty Bitty Boo)

    • I Went To Your Wedding.
    • 5.
  • Doris Day

    Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps

  • Buddy Rich

    Standing Up In A Hammock

    • The Buddy Rich Big Band.
    • Liberty.
    • 6.
  • Chet Baker

    But Not For Me

  • Louie Bellson

    St Louie

    • Big Band Jazz From The Summit.
    • 1.