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Clare Teal presents an hour 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 presents an hour 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 the ’Nightcap’ track to soothe you into the new week, and ‘Without That, You Wouldn’t Have This’ - a chance for Clare to share the stories behind the songs, connecting the dots between your favourite contemporary artists and those who inspired them.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Dakota Staton

    My Heart's Delight

    • Capitol.
  • Robbie Williams

    Straighten Up and Fly Right

    • Swing When You're Winning.
    • Chrysalis.
  • John Kirby Sextet

    Royal Garden Blues

    • Vocalion.
  • Sérgio Mendes

    Mas Que Nada

    • A&M Records.
  • Shirley Horn

    Mack The Knife

    • Shirley Horn with Horns.
    • Mercury.
  • Mark Murphy

    Why And How

    • Midnight Mood.
    • MPS Records.
  • The Phil Collins Big Band

    Chips and Salsa

    • A Hot Night In Paris.
    • Atlantic.
  • Bix Beiderbecke & Frankie Trumbauer

    Singin' The Blues

    • Okeh.
  • Miles Davis

    So What

    • Kind of Blue.
    • Columbia.
  • Norah Jones

    It's A Wonderful Tme For Love

    • Day Breaks.
    • Blue Note.
  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    That Old Black Magic

    • Decca.
  • Tony Bennett & k.d. lang

    Exactly Like You

    • A Wonderful World.
    • Columbia.
  • Count Basie & His Orchestra

    Lil Darlin'

    • The Atomic Mr Basie.
    • Roulette.
  • The Len Phillips Big Band

    Leave Us Leap (Live)

    • Our Kind of Music.
    • Razzle Dazzle Productions.

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