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The Kenton Sound Is Still Here

Dave Tyas leads SK2 and he tells of the arrangements he was given so that people could hear the music.

We find out about SK2 the orchestra which plays Stan Kenton music from Stan Kenton arrangements. They have a mission to keep the Kenton sound alive and ensure that it is heard by a 21st century audience. Also there's news of the twelfth Bridgnorth Jazz Festival and we remember B B King with a rocking example of some blues backed by some notable jazz musicians.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Dave Brubeck

    Brother Can You Spare A Dime

  • Sidney Bechet

    What A Dream

  • Count Basie/Frank Sinatra

    I Won't Dance

  • Woody Herman

    Apple Honey

  • Vic Ash

    I've Told Every Little Star

  • Fat Waller

    Ain't Misbehavin'

  • U2 & B.B. King

    When Love Comes to Town

  • Miles Davis

    Easy Living

  • Bill Perkins

    Easy Living

  • Big Bill Broonzy

    This Train

  • SK2


  • Oliver Nelson

    Stolen Moments

  • Vic Ash

    Hootin' The Hooter

  • Brian Lemon

    My Shining Hour

  • Bateman Brothers/Maggie Reeday

    St Louis Blues

  • Sonny Criss

    Love For Sale