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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

    Just One Of Those Things

    • Anita O'Day Swings Cole Porter with Billy May.
    • Verve.
  • Robert Goulet

    You've Got A Friend In Me (Wheezy's Version)

    • Toy Story 2 Original Soundtrack.
    • Walt Disney Records.
  • Harry James

    Trumpet Blues and Cantabile

    • Columbia.
  • k.d. lang

    Love For Sale

    • Recollection.
    • Warner Bros.
  • Nat King Cole

    Almost Like Being In Love

    • Sings For Two In Love.
    • Capitol.
  • Machito

    Tin Tin Deo

    • Kenya.
    • Roulette.
  • The Anona Trio


    • One January Morning.
    • BeeBoss Records.
  • Without That, You Wouldn't Have This

    • Duke Ellington

      Rockin' In Rhythm (Live at the Olympia Theatre, Paris)

      • The Great Paris Concert.
      • Atlantic.
    • Weather Report


      • Heavy Weather.
      • Columbia.
    • Joni Mitchell

      Comes Love

      • Both Sides Now.
      • Reprise.
  • Dakota Staton

    Say It Ain't So, Joe

    • Dynamic!.
    • Capitol.
  • Curtis Stigers & DR Big Band

    They Can't Take That Away From Me (Live)

    • One More For The Road (Live).
    • Concord.
  • The Nightcap

    • Johnny Hartman

      I'm Glad There Is You

      • Songs From The Heart.
      • Bethlehem.
  • The Brian Setzer Orchestra

    Yes We Can Can

    • Wolfgang's Big Night Out.
    • Surfdog Records.