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Clare Teal with two hours of the best in big band, jazz and swing, from the earliest recordings to the latest releases. A barrowful of big brass and classic songs.

Clare Teal has two hours of the best in big band, jazz and swing, from the earliest records to the latest releases. From Count Basie to Kansas Smitty's; big brass, stunning arrangements and the best of the Great American Songbook. Featuring big name interviews, the gig guide and That's Life - a chance for you to talk about the swing tunes that mean the most.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • Cleo Laine

    I Got Rhythm

    • Parlophone.
  • Billy Eckstine

    She's Got The Blues For Sale

    • Blues For Sale.
  • Earl Hines

    GT Stomp

    • Bluebird Records.
  • Rebecca Ferguson

    Fine and Mellow

    • Lady Sings The Blues.
    • Syco.
  • Nat King Cole

    Walkin' My Baby Back Home

    • Capitol Records.
  • Charles Trenet


    • Columbia.
  • The Matthew Herbert Big Band

    Just Swing

    • There's Me and There's You.
    • Accidental.
  • Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

    Oh, Lady Be Good

    • The Essential Artie Shaw.
    • Legacy.
  • Steve Tyrrell

    Them There Eyes

    • A Song For You.
    • New Design.
  • Sy Oliver


    • Yes Indeed.
  • Shirley Horn

    Don't Be On The Outside

    • Travelin' Light.
  • Dirk Bogarde

    Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

    • Lyrics For Lovers.
    • Decca.
  • Stacey Kent

    Make It Up

    • I Know I Dream: The Orchestral Sessions.
  • Ray Anthony

    The Fox

    • Capitol.
  • Abbey Lincoln

    The Answer Is No

    • Abbey Lincoln's Affair: The Story of a Girl in Love.
    • Capitol.
  • Quintette du Hot Club de France

    Sheik of Araby

    • Djangologie Vol 3.
    • EMI.
  • Quincy Jones

    The Quintessence

    • The Quintessence.
    • Impulse! Records.
  • Mae West

    When a St Louis Woman Comes Down To New Orleans

  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You

    • The Best of Sammy Davis.
    • Reprise.
  • Art Van Damme Quintet & Frances Bergen

    Soft Lights and Sweet Music

    • The Beguiling Miss Frances Bergen.
    • Columbia.
  • Thad Jones

    Honky Punk

    • The Danish Radio Big Band & Eclipse.
    • Storyville Records.
  • John Wilson Orchestra

    They Can't Take That Away From Me

    • Gershwin In Hollywood.
    • Warner.
  • Blanche Calloway

    Just A Crazy Song (Hi-Hi-Hi)

    • Victor.
  • Billy May & His Orchestra


    • Capitol Records.
  • Peggy Lee

    Is That All There Is?

    • Is That All There Is?.
    • Capitol.
  • Bansangu Orchestra

    It Takes Three To Samba

    • Bansangu Orchestra.
    • Self-Released/Bandcamp.
  • Monday Orchestra


    • Monday Orchestra Meets Randy Brecker feat. Bob Mintzer.
    • Alessio Brocca / Brioche Edizioni Musicali.