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‘Swing No End’ Catch our Prom on BBC iPlayer

From stomps and shuffles to boogie-woogie and blues, from bebop to Latin, Swing No End presents a slice of musical action from the 1920s to 1940s celebrating the triumphs of big band greats, including Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmie Lunceford, Boyd Raeburn, Machito, Stan Kenton and Woody Herman.  Tribute is also paid to a […]

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Clare's Blog

20
Sep
You can take the girl out of Yorkshire …

I write to you from the building site that is our backyard. Since moving back to the M4 corridor in March, Muddy has embarked on serious renovation plans, removing walls and extending onto the back of the house, we’re currently in the “knocking seven bells out of anything in the way” phase. I’m sitting at […]

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06
Sep
Swing No End

Last Sunday afternoon our third double big band BBC Prom took place at The Royal Albert Hall.  Swing No End featuring two roaring big bands led by trumpeter Guy Barker and trombonist Winston Rollins, playing music from the golden era of pop music of the 20’s 30’s and 40’s. The amount of work involved putting […]

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