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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

  • Dean Martin

    I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me

    • This Time I'm Swingin'!.
    • Capitol.
  • Christina Aguilera


    • Back to Basics.
    • RCA Records.
  • Woody Herman and His Orchestra


    • Columbia.
  • Kurt Elling

    My One and Only Love

    • Dedicated To You: Kurt Elling Sings the Music of Coltrane & Hartman.
    • Concord.
  • Basia

    Waters of March

    • Clear Horizon - The Best of Basia.
    • Sony Music Entertainment.
  • Peggy Lee

    I'm Beginning To See The Light

    • Things Are Swingin'.
    • Capitol.
  • The Brian Setzer Orchestra


    • Vavoom!.
    • Interscope.
  • Guida de Palma & Jazzinho

    The Lagoon Monster

    • Atlas.
    • Freestyle Records.
  • John Reed, D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus, The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Isidore Godfrey

    I am the very model of a modern Major-General

    • Sullivan: The World of Gilbert & Sullivan.
    • Decca.
  • The Marx Brothers

    Lydia The Tattooed Lady

    • The Best of the Marx Brothers.
    • Pegasus Entertainment.
  • Sarah Vaughan

    They All Laughed

    • Sarah Vaughan Sings George Gershwin.
    • EmArcy.
  • Michael Feinstein

    Too Marvelous For Words

    • Forever.
    • Elektra.
  • Michael Bublé

    When You're Smiling

    • love.
    • Reprise.
  • Alberta Hunter

    Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out

    • Amtrak Blues.
    • Columbia.
  • Henry Mancini

    Lujon (Slow Hot Wind)

    • Mr Lucky Goes Latin.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Maynard Ferguson and His Orchestra

    Band Ain't Draggin'

    • Band Ain't Draggin'.
    • Fresh Sound Records.