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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

  • Dinah Washington

    On the Sunny Side of the Street

    • In the Land of Hi-Fi.
    • EmArcy.
  • Jools Holland

    Back O' Town Blues (feat. Van Morrison)

    • Jools Holland & Friends.
    • Warner Strategic Marketing.
  • Duke Ellington

    Ko-ko

  • Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

    S'Wonderful

    • Love Is Here To Stay.
    • Verve.
  • Dean Martin

    Hit the Road to Dreamland

    • Sleep Warm.
    • Capitol.
  • Harry Connick, Jr.

    Jambalaya (On the Bayou)

    • Oh, My NOLA.
    • Sony / Columbia.
  • Helen Shapiro

    Birth of the Blues

    • Columbia.
  • Without That, You Wouldn't Have This...

    • Duke Ellington & His Washingtonions

      East St Louis Toodle-Oo

      • Columbia.
    • Stevie Wonder

      Sir Duke

      • Songs in the Key of Life.
      • Tamla.
    • Echoes of Ellington Jazz Orchestra

      Mercury

      • Jazz Planets.
      • Right Track Distribution.
  • Tito Puente

    Oye Como Va

    • Anthology.
    • Fania Records.
  • The Nightcap

    • Duke Ellington

      Isfahan

      • Far East Suite.
      • Bluebird / RCA.
  • Chris Barber

    New Orleans Blues

    • Decca.

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