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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

  • Dean Martin

    Who was That Lady?

    • Tower.
  • Bette Midler

    Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

    • EastWest.
  • Edgar Hayes and His Orchestra

    In The Mood

    • Decca.
  • Mingus Big Band

    Paris in Blue

    • Sunyside Communications.
  • Ernestine Anderson

    Out of my Continental Mind

    • Sue Records.
  • Lou Rawls

    The Girl From Ipanema

    • Capitol.
  • Duke Ellington & Ray Brown

    Things Ain't What They Used to be

    • Pablo.
  • Steely Dan

    East St. Louis Toodle-Oo

    • ABC Records.
  • Hamish Stuart Reuben Fowler Big Band

    Black Cow

    • Ubuntu.
  • The Mills Brothers

    The Glow Worm

    • Decca.
  • Eartha Kitt

    C'est Si Bon

    • RCA Victor.
  • The Buddy Rich Big Band

    Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) - Live

    • Pacific Jazz.
  • Peggy Lee

    Don't Blame Me

    • MGM Records.
  • Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band

    Hit the Ground Running

    • Immergent Records.

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