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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

  • Frank Sinatra & Count Basie

    I Believe In You

    • It Might As Well Be Spring.
    • Reprise.
  • Dave Brubeck, Carmen McRae & Studio Rio

    Take Five - Studio Rio Version

    • Studio Rio Presents.
    • Legacy Recordings.
  • Art Tatum

    Tea For Two

    • Brunswick.
  • Ethel Ennis

    I Only Have Eyes For You

    • Eyes For You.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Eddie Jefferson

    Jeannine

    • The Main Man.
    • Inner City Records.
  • Jacqui Dankworth

    Simple As

    • Live to Love.
    • Specific Jazz.
  • The Phil Collins Big Band

    Invisible Touch

    • A Hot Night in Paris (Live).
    • Atlantic.
  • Without That, You Wouldn't Have This...

    • Henry “Red” Allen and His Orchestra

      Body & Soul

      • Complete Jazz Series 1933 - 1935.
      • CJS.
    • The Don Ellis Orchestra

      Indian Lady

      • Electric Bath.
      • Columbia.
    • Peter Horsfall

      Midnight Blue

      • Red.
  • Judith Owen

    Hot Stuff

    • redisCOVERed.
    • Twanky Records.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    You Make Me Feel So Young

  • The Nightcap

    • Joe Brown

      I'll See You In My Dreams

      • The Ukelele Album.
      • Joe Brown Productions Ltd.
  • Marty Paich

    Sabre Dance

    • The Jazz Collection.
    • Marmot Music.

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