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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

  • Billie Holiday

    Cheek To Cheek

    • All or Nothing At All.
    • Verve.
  • Michael Bublé

    My Kind of Girl

    • Nobody But Me.
    • Reprise.
  • Ted Heath & His Orchestra

    Viva Verrell

    • Ted Heath's 100 London Palladium Sunday Concert.
    • London Records.
  • Helen Forrest

    I'll Always Be In Love With You

    • Complete World Transcripts.
    • Soundies.
  • Joe Stilgoe

    Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

    • The Heat Is On! - Swinging The 80s.
    • Silva Screen Records.
  • Renato Carosone

    Tu Vuo Fa L'Americano

    • Pathe.
  • Kansas Smitty's House Band

    Blue Peter

    • Mardi Gras, Vol. 1.
    • Kansas Smitty's.
  • Without That, You Wouldn't Have This

    • The Benny Goodman Quartet


      • Victor.
    • The Modern Jazz Quartet

      Softly As In A Morning Sunrise

      • Modern Jazz Quartet.
      • Savoy Jazz.
    • Stefon Harris

      The Single Petal Of A Rose

      • African Tarantella: Dances With Duke.
      • Blue Note Records.
  • Stan Kenton

    East Of The Sun

    • Artistry In Rhythm.
    • Jazz Hour.
  • The Nightcap

    • Carpenters

      I Can Dream, Can't I?

      • Horizon.
      • A&M.
  • Randy Newman

    Monsters, Inc

    • Monsters, Inc (An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack).
    • Walt Disney Records.