Playlists with tracks by Sy Oliver

Sunday 5th July 2020
The Swing & Big Band Show with Clare Teal
11 / 13 Tracks
Clare Teal with the best big band, swing and jazz, classic to contemporary.

Nina Simone My Baby Just Cares For Me
Count Basie Straight Life
k.d. lang Love for Sale
Shirley Horn Here's to Life
Sammy Davis Jr. Love Me or Leave Me
Tony Bennett The Shadow of Your Smile
Steve Tyrell Taking a Chance on Love
Billy May In a Persian Market
Pink Martini Let's Be Friends
Roberto Fonseca Aggua
Sy Oliver Zonky
Dame Vera Lynn Two Sleepy People
Sunday 23rd September 2018
Clare Teal
24 / 28 Tracks
Clare Teal with the best big band, swing and jazz, classic to contemporary.

Bill Evans You Must Believe In Spring
Jamie Cullum Lovesick Blues
Jamiroquai Blow Your Mind
Stacey Kent Les Eaux De Mars
George Michael My Baby Just Cares For Me
Nat King Cole L-O-V-E
Ella Fitzgerald Get Happy
The Benny Goodman Sextet If I Had You
Count Basie Swingin' The Blues
Mark Murphy Milestones
Ernestine Anderson Land of Dreams
Arthur Prysock I Could Have Told You
Dakota Staton I Hear Music
Sy Oliver For Dancers Only
Les Baxter Coffee Bean and Calabash Annie
Julie London Cheatin' On Me
The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra Cantaloupe Island (Live)
Dinning Sisters Brazil
Louis Armstrong Canal Street Blues
Xavier Cugat Granada
Elena Pinderhughes Diaspora
Lura Un Lugar
Marty Paich Kentucky Blue Grass
Ian Shaw Carry On World (Starring Everyone)
Peggy Lee Ain't Going No Place
Ray Anthony and His Orchestra Mr Anthony's Mambo
Bea Wain My Reverie
John Coltrane I'll Wait and Pray
Sunday 5th August 2018
Clare Teal
20 / 27 Tracks
Clare Teal with the best big band, swing and jazz, classic to contemporary.

Billy Eckstine She's Got The Blues For Sale
Peggy Lee Is That All There Is?
Charles Trenet Boum!
Shirley Horn Don't Be On The Outside
Quincy Jones The Quintessence
Ray Anthony The Fox
Abbey Lincoln The Answer Is No
Nat King Cole Walkin' My Baby Back Home
Billy May & His Orchestra Charmaine
Thad Jones Honky Punk
The Matthew Herbert Big Band Just Swing
Blanche Calloway Just A Crazy Song (Hi-Hi-Hi)
Quintette du Hot Club de France Sheik of Araby
Cleo Laine I Got Rhythm
Dirk Bogarde Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Rebecca Ferguson Fine and Mellow
Earl Hines GT Stomp
Sammy Davis Jr. You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Frances Bergen Soft Lights and Sweet Music
John Wilson Orchestra They Can't Take That Away From Me
Stacey Kent Make It Up
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra Oh, Lady Be Good
Mae West When a St Louis Woman Comes Down To New Orleans
Steve Tyrrell Them There Eyes
Bansangu Orchestra It Takes Three To Samba
Monday Orchestra Us
Sy Oliver Zonky
Sunday 13th May 2018
Clare Teal
Love For Sale
22 / 28 Tracks
Clare has the best in big band, jazz and swing with a 'barrow-full of music to delight.

Della Reese Let's Get Away From It All
Dinah Washington Mad About The Boy
Imelda May Bury My Troubles
Chet Baker Old Devil Moon
Herbie Hancock Cantaloupe Island
Lizz Wright I'm Confessin'
Jimmy Smith The Cat
Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra A String Of Pearls
Matt Dusk Back In Town
Matt Monro One Morning in May
Joe Stilgoe I Like This One
Cal Tjader Soul Bird (Tin Tin Deo)
Stan Kenton A Sunday Kind Of Love
Kay Starr Breezin' Along With The Breeze
Keely Smith You're Breaking My Heart
Torino Jazz Orchestra Coop The Graas
Vince Mendoza Take The A Train
Xavier Cugat Daiquiri (Bossa Nova)
Eddi Reader Midnight in Paris 1979
Gene Krupa Watch The Birdie
Nancy Wilson With George Shearing The Things We Did Last Summer
Rachel Portman Caravan
Sam Cooke I'm Just A Lucky So And So
Anthony Strong Delovely
Sy Oliver Rhythm Is Our Business
Benny Goodman Them There Eyes
The Cloggz Gabriel's Oboe
Tony Bennett With Christina Aguilera Steppin' Out With My Baby
Sunday 7th January 2018
Clare Teal
In with the New
11 / 25 Tracks
Clare has the best in big band and swing including more of your requests.

Oscar Peterson C Jam Blues
Nina Simone Blue Prelude
Quincy Jones Desafinado
Glenn Miller When You Wish Upon A Star
Julie London Sway
Mel Tormé Lulu's Back In Town
Blossom Dearie Our Love Is Here To Stay
Sammy Nestico Bye Bye Blues
Kevin Mahogany There Will Never Be Another You
Sy Oliver For Dancers Only
Claude Thornhill Snowfall
Pasadena Roof Orchestra Choo Choo
Harry Roy The Milenberg Joys
Ray Burns Mobile
Hotcha Trio Alexander's Ragtime Band
Ray Gelato This Could The Be Start Of Something Big
Jacqui Dankworth Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass Laura
Anita O'Day With Billy May And His Orchestra I've Got You Under My Skin
Louis Prima, Phil Harris And Bruce Reitherman I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)
Syd Lawrence Orchestra The Nearness Of You
Billy May Oh By Jingo!
Tommy Dorsey Ritual Fire Dance
Wendy Kirkland Quartet Samba Chica
Bob Florence Limited Edition Sugar
Sunday 2nd October 2016
Clare Teal
Van Morrison
14 / 23 Tracks
Clare is joined by musician Van Morrison after his successful In Concert for Radio 2.

Mel Tormé Comin' Home Baby
Amy Winehouse It's My Party (feat. Amy Winehouse)
Xavier Cugat La Cumparsita
Nat King Cole You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You
Ella Fitzgerald Rocks In My Bed
Jon Hendricks Centerpiece
Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson Kidney Stew Blues
Lew Stone Music Maestro Please
Duke Ellington Such Sweet Thunder
Ray Anthony Dragnet
Keely Smith What Is This Thing Called Love
Ken Colyer Goin' Home
Sy Oliver Five Flats Furnished
Edmundo Ros Patricia
Werner Müller and His Orchestra Brazil
Woody Herman Blues Upstairs
The Glenn Miller All Stars How High The Moon
Van Morrison Medley: Baby Please Don't Go/Don't Start Crying/Here Comes The Night
Esperanza Spalding Chim Chim Cheree
Dorothy Ashby Afro-Harping
Cécile McLorin Salvant Stepsisters' Lament
The Songaminute Man Quando Quando Quando (Full Version)
Van Morrison Every Time I See A River
Sunday 3rd July 2016
Clare Teal
18 / 26 Tracks
Clare presents the best in big band, swing and band vocalists.

The Hot Sardines Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Peggy Lee Jump For Joy
Dean Martin I Feel A Song Comin' On
Teddy Wilson Spreadin' Rhythm Around
Nellie Lutcher My Man
Tommy Dorsey Jamboree
Buddy Bregman Nice Work If You Can Get It
Sy Oliver My Blue Heaven
Shane Hampsheir Brazil
Pink Martini Donde Estas Yolanda
Hoagy Carmichael Georgia On My Mind
Sarah Vaughan Fever
Jeri Southern An Occasional Man
Barry Gray Theme From UFO
Charlie Christian Honeysuckle Rose
Gene Krupa Drummin' Man
Duke Ellington Happy Go Lucky Local
John Dankworth Experiments With Mice
Eddie Daniels Big Band Stomping At The Savoy
Quincy Jones The Pink Panther Theme
Empress Orchestra Cassino
Terry Gibbs Dream Band Back Bay Shuffle
Turk Muprhy Jazz Band Chimes Blues
Chick Henderson Sweet Little Sweetheart
Les Elgart Orchestra Golden Arm Theme
Bob Florence Big Band Poor People Of Paris
Sunday 12th June 2016
Clare Teal
20 / 26 Tracks
Clare presents the best in big band, swing and band vocalists.

Gregory Porter Don't Lose Your Steam
Zaz Oublie Loulou
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra Limbo Jazz
Maynard Ferguson Wack Wack
Linda Ronstadt Can't We Be Friends
Cootie Williams New Concerto For Cootie
Nelson Riddle Cabin In The Sky
Lena Horne What The World Needs Now Is Love
Glenn Miller Little Brown Jug
Pokey LaFarge All Night Long
Frank Sinatra (Love Is) The Tender Trap
June Christy Something Cool
Louis Armstrong Dippermouth Blues
Stan Kenton The Peanut Vendor
Bert Kaempfert Afrikaan Beat
Harry James Sleepy Lagoon
Dizzy Gillespie Night In Tunisia
Ted Heath Swingin' Shepherd Blues
Dorothy Carless That Lovely Weekend
Sy Oliver East of the Sun
Thilo Wolf Big Band An American In Paris
The Danish Radio Big Band Devil's Larder
The Clyde Valley Stompers Peter And The Wolf
Michael Bublé You Make Me Feel So Young
Gene Krupa Let Me Off Up Town
Jonathan and Darlene Edwards By The Light Of The Silvery Moon
Sunday 6th December 2015
Clare Teal
Curtis Stigers
15 / 24 Tracks
Clare is joined by singer Curtis Stigers. Plus Something Old Something New.

Artie Shaw Begin The Beguine
Ella Fitzgerald I Got Rhythm
Stan Kenton The Peanut Vendor
Billy Strayhorn I've Got It Bad And That Ain't Good
Curtis Stigers Hooray For Love
Kansas Smitty's House Band Get A Move On
Ernestine Anderson Did I Remember
Eric Delaney Say Si Si
Billy May The Preacher
Connie Francis Love Is Where You Find It
Ethel Ennis I've Got You Under My Skin
Muggsy Spanier's Ragtime Band Big Butter And Egg Man
Nat Gonella Snowball
Manny Albam Nut Crackery
Ray Heindorf & The Warner Brothers Studio Orchestra Theme From Giant
Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Count Basie & His Orchestra Come Fly With Me
The Matt Catingub Big Band Blues For Mr G
Harry Connick, Jr. Working In A Coalmine
Ruby Turner Jumpin' In The Morning (feat. Ruby Turner)
Sy Oliver Swingin' On Nothin'
Tubby Hayes Man Ray
Si Zentner Swinging On Something
Clark Terry Girl Talk
Sunday 26th July 2015
Clare Teal
24 / 26 Tracks
Clare presents the best in big bands, dance bands, swing and band vocalists.

Duke Ellington Caravan
Nicola Conte Groovy Samba
Ella Fitzgerald A-Tisket A-Tasket
Pokey LaFarge Knockin' The Dust Off The Rust Belt Tonight
Mel Tormé It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Count Basie Blues In Hoss Flat
The Hot Sardines Honeysuckle Rose
Carmel Every Little Bit
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Casino Royale Theme
Anna-Jane Casey Let's Do It
Lionel Hampton Flying Home
Buddy DeFranco Straight No Chaser
Louis Armstrong On A Coconut Island
Jack Teagarden Meet Me Where They Play The Blues
Sy Oliver Baby Won't You Say You Love Me
Van Alexander Uptown Rhapsody
Buddy Rich Drum Boogie Live
The Skyrockets Short Snorter
Nat Gonella & His Georgians Chicago
Anita O'Day The Getaway And The Chase
Bob Florence Big Band Blues In The Night
Ted Heath Swingin's Shepherd Blues
Elaine Delmar Sneaking Up On You
Johnny Mercer The Waiter & The Porter & The Upstairs Maid
Hatchett's Swingtette How Am I To Know?
The BBC Northern Radio Orchestra The Kid From Red Bank
Sunday 12th July 2015
Clare Teal
Mark Armstrong
14 / 22 Tracks
Clare welcomes NYJO musical director Mark Armstrong to the studio.

Caro Emerald That Man
Duke Ellington Harlem Air Shaft
Asleep at the Wheel What's The Matter With The Mill
Roy Hamilton Ebb Tide
Glenn Miller I Dreamt I Dwelt In Harlem
Sy Oliver For Dancers Only
Mel Blanc K-k-k-katy
Chuck Sagle When Sunny Gets Blue
Etta Jones I Got A Feeling
Kid Ory In The Mood
Nellie Lutcher The Lady's In Love WIth You
The Jonah Jones Quartet High Hopes
National Youth Jazz Orchestra High Speed Gas (Live)
Ella Mae Morse Tess' Torch Song
Mel Lewis Big Band Our Love Is Here To Stay
Loose Tubes Sad Afrika
Billy May & His Orchestra Front Page Rag
Vienna Art Orchestra Graffiti in Stockholm
The Count Basie Orchestra Them There Eyes
Chris Dean's Syd Lawrence Orchestra Johnson Rag
Derboy Somers & Savoy Orpheans Fascinating Rhythm
Michael Bublé I've Got The World On A String
Sunday 25th May 2014
Clare Teal
15 / 19 Tracks
Clare plays the best in big band and dance band sounds from the 1920s to the present day.

Dean Martin The Birds and The Bees
Benny Goodman All The Cats Join In
Buddy Rich Willowcrest
Stan Kenton Orange Colored Sky
Count Basie Come Fly With Me
The BBC Big Band Eager Beaver
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five Cornet Chop Suey
Stan Kenton Lover
Henry Mancini Peter Gunn
Buck Clayton Fiesta In Blue
Woody Herman Light My Fire
Quincy Jones Charade
Nat Gonella Them There Eyes
Jack Teagarden Swinging On The Teagarden Gate
The BBC Big Band Opus In Pastels
Les Brown and His Band of Renown Celery Stalks At Midnight
Lou Rawls Old Rockin' Chair
Paul Stone Rise and Fall
Sy Oliver Swingin On Nothing
Sunday 30th March 2014
Clare Teal
Alan Barnes
19 / 22 Tracks
Clare's special guest is award-winning saxophonist Alan Barnes.

Dean Martin Ain't That A Kick In The Head
Sammy Davis Jr. Me And My Shadow
Etta James Good Lookin'
Buddy Rich Norwegian Wood
Duke Ellington Harlem Air Shaft
Sam Cooke Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
Artie Shaw Tabu
Luis Oliveira & His Bandodalua Boys Chihuahua
Nina Simone Feelin Good
Harry Roy Bugle Call Rag
Johnny Mathis Johnny One Note
Dinah Washington Trombone Butter
Diane Schuur Easy To Love
Count Basie One O'Clock Jump
Glenn Miller (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo
Harry Roy The Roy Rag
Ray Anthony True Blue Lou
Sy Oliver Ask Me
Victor Young Sing A Little Jingle
The BBC Big Band Marie (feat. Martin Williams)
The BBC Big Band Something's Coming (feat. Andy Wood & Paul Booth)
Harry Roy Leciester Square Rag
Sunday 1st December 2013
Clare Teal
20 / 25 Tracks
Clare has the best in big band music, including an interview with Georgina Jackson.

Robbie Williams Minnie The Moocher
Coleman Hawkins Out of Nowhere
Caro Emerald Mad About The Boy
Norah Jones Two Sleepy People
Count Basie Flight of the Foo Birds
Natalie Cole Almost Like Being In Love
Ella Fitzgerald Flying Home
Woody Herman Woodchopper's Ball
Woody Herman Four Brothers
Anita O'Day Opus One
Rosemary Clooney Get Me To The Church On Time
Richard Marino Fever
Woody Herman Blue Flame
Vikki Carr The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
Roy Eldridge Heckler's Hop
Peggy Lee See See Rider
Tex Beneke Dancer's Delight
The Syd Lawrence Orchestra Evening Serenade
The Syd Lawrence Orchestra Pennsylvania 6-5000
Roy Castle How High The Moon
The BBC Big Band Mr Jelly Lord
Sy Oliver T ain't What You Do
Always BBC Big Band
Sunday 15th September 2013
Clare Teal
Dream a Little Dream
10 / 13 Tracks
Clare's theme is dreams, with music from Nelson Riddle, John Wilson and Stan Kenton.

Frank Sinatra Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Artie Shaw Nightmare
Johnny Hodges Day Dream
Chick Webb If Dreams Come True
Nelson Riddle Jeannine (I Dream Of Lilac Time)
Stan Kenton You Stepped Out Of A Dream
Cootie Williams I?ll See You In My Dreams
Sy Oliver Dream Of You
Ray Anthony Dreamsville
Maynard Ferguson Dream Boat
John Wilson Orchestra Hit The Road To Dreamland
The Northern Dance Orchestra I Have Dreamed
The Capp-Pierce Juggernaut Dickie?s Dream
Sunday 4th August 2013
Clare Teal
More Arrangers
10 / 11 Tracks
Clare plays the work of four arrangers - Jerry Gray, Sy Oliver, Pete Rugolo and Gil Evans.

Claude Thornhill Robbins? Nest
Gil Evans King Porter Stomp
Artie Shaw Oh! Lady Be Good
Tommy Dorsey Opus Number One
Glenn Miller I Dreamt I Dwelt in Harlem
Sy Oliver For Dancers Only
Stan Kenton Artistry in Bolero
Claude Thornhill Arab Dance
Jerry Gray Begin the Beguine
Pete Rugolo Fawncy Meeting You
Jerry Gray Re-Stringing the Pearls
Tuesday 13th November 2012
Composer of the Week
Big Band, The Swing Era
7 / 9 Tracks
Donald Macleod and Guy Barker explore the music of the swing era.

Louis Prima Sing Sing Sing
Artie Shaw Clarinet Concerto
Fletcher Henderson Down South Camp Meetin'
Sy Oliver For dancers only
Sy Oliver Opus 1
Count Basie One o'clock jump
Morton Gould Pavanne
Will Hudson Organ Grinders Swing
Kenny Baker Bakerloo non-stop
Sunday 22nd April 2012
Clare Teal
11 / 16 Tracks
Clare Teal presents the best in big band sounds and a tribute to composer Sy Oliver.

Frank Sinatra The One I Love (Belongs To Somebody Else)
Frank Sinatra East of the Sun
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Opus One
Ron Carter Opus One
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra Stomp It Off
Woody Herman Yes Indeed
Sy Oliver Pennies from Heaven
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Opus Two
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra Annie Laurie
Ella Fitzgerald Nowhere Guy
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Well, Git It
Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra T?Ain?t What You Do
Sy Oliver and His Orchestra But she?s My Buddy?s Chick
Sy Oliver and His Orchestra The Organ Grinder?s Swing
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra For Dancers Only
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra Loose Lid Special