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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

  • Anita O’Day

    Johnny One Note

    • Anita O'Day and Billy May Swing Rodgers and Hart.
    • Verve.
  • Jamie Cullum

    Walkin'

    • Island.
    • Interlude.
  • Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra

    St Louis Blues

  • Dr. John

    Accentuate the Positive

    • In a Sentimental Mood.
    • Warner Bros Records.
  • Betty Carter

    'Round Midnight

    • 'Round Midnight.
    • Atco.
  • Hackney Colliery Band, Angélique Kidjo & The Roundhouse Choir

    Mm mm

    • Collaborations Vol. 1.
    • Veki Records.
  • Without That, You Wouldn't Have This...

    • Benny Goodman

      Sing Sing Sing

      • The Famous Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert.
      • Columbia Records.
    • Chick Webb

      My Wild Irish Rose

    • Count Basie & Billie Holiday

      Swing Brother Swing

    • Peter Long Orchestra

      One O'Clock Jump

  • Nat King Cole

    L-O-V-E

    • L-O-V-E.
    • Capitol.
  • Chuck E. Weiss

    Sonny Could Lick All Them Cats

    • Extremely Cool.
    • Slow River Records.
  • The Nightcap

    • Stan Getz

      It Never Entered My Mind

      • Stan Getz at the Shrine.
      • Norgran Records.
  • Andrea Motis

    Save the Orangutan

    • Emotional Dance.
    • Impulse!.

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