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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

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    It's A Lovely Day Today (feat. Paul Weston & His Orchestra)

    • Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook.
    • Verve.
  • Matt Ford, Tippett Quartet & Matt Skelton Quintet

    Old Devil Moon

    • The Art Of Romantic Song.
    • Diving Duck Recordings.
  • Maxine Sullivan

    When Your Lover Has Gone

    • Leonard Feather Presents Maxine Sullivan.
    • Life Series.
  • Peggy Lee

    Sweet Happy Life

    • Guitars A La Lee.
    • Capitol.
  • George Michael

    My Baby Just Cares For Me

    • Songs From The Last Century.
    • Aegean / Virgin.
  • Doris Day, André Previn & Andre Previn Trio

    Close Your Eyes (With The Andre Previn Trio)

    • Duet.
    • Columbia.
  • Benny Carter

    Blues In My Heart (08-17-37)

    • Complete Jazz Series 1937 - 1939.
    • Complete Jazz Series.
  • Cannonball Adderley & Bill Evans


    • Know What I Mean?.
    • Concord Records.
  • The Gareth Lockrane Big Band

    Stutterfunk (feat. James Gardiner-Bateman, Ross Stanley & Ian Thomas)

    • Whirlwind Recordings.
  • Frank Sinatra

    I've Got You Under My Skin (The Sands Hotel and Casino, 1966)

    • Live At The Sands.
    • Frank Sinatra Enterprises.
  • Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters

    (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66

    • Decca.
  • Cassandra Wilson

    I'm Old Fashioned

    • Blue Skies.
    • JMT.
  • Doris Day

    I Have Dreamed

    • I Have Dreamed.
    • Columbia Records.
  • Sammy Nestico

    Surrey With A Fringe On Top

    • On The Sammy Side Of The Street.
    • SN Publishing.