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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

  • Judy Garland

    Get Happy

    • Summer Stock [Original Soundtrack].
    • MGM Records.
  • Diane Schuur

    It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing

    • Schuur Thing.
    • GRP.
  • Charlie Barnet

    Cherokee

    • Bluebird.
  • Ian Shaw

    Dearly Beloved

    • Soho Stories.
    • Milestone Records.
  • Alan Barnes

    Boogie Stop Shuffle

    • Alan Barnes +11.
    • Woodville Records.
  • Louis Armstrong

    La Vie En Rose

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

    • The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

      The Moon Is Blue

      • RCA Victor.
    • Billy May

      Lean Baby

      • A Band Is Born!.
      • Columbia.
    • Michael Bublé

      All I Do Is Dream Of You

      • Crazy Love.
      • Reprise.
  • The Happy End

    Rhumba For Nicaragua

    • Turn Things Upside Down.
    • Cooking Vinyl.
  • The George Shearing Quintet

    Let's Live Again

    • The Swingin's Mutual.
    • Capitol.
  • The Nightcap

    • Shirley Horn

      Here's To Life

      • Here's To Life.
      • Verve.
  • Nicholas Hooper

    Wizard Wheezes

    • Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince - Original Soundtrack.
    • New Line Records.

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