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BBC Proms 97


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Jazz at the Proms and the Royal Albert Hall with a joint 70th birthday tribute to two of the greatest British entertainers - Cleo Laine and John Dankworth.
Cleo Laine (singer), Members of the Dankworth Sextet , BBC Big Band and Concert Orchestra, conductor John Dankworth
Gershwin Overture: Strike Up the Band; Belleville Blue
John Dankworth Shakespeare Songs; Willow Weep for Me; Fine and Mellow; Suite: What the Dickens (excerpts)
Duke Ellington Caravan
8.15 Laine and Dankworth
When Clementine Campbell auditioned for the John Dankworth Septet in 1951, she found herself with a new name, a new career and a future husband. Now famous as Cleo Laine , she and John Dankworth look back over the years of marriage and music-making.
8.35 John Dankworth New work (first performance); Zodiac Variations (excerpts)
Gershwin St Louis Blues; Biding My Time; Fascinating Rhythm; I've Got a Crush on You
Duke Ellington I'm Beginning to See the Light; I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart; Solitude; Don't Get Around Much Anymore; Squeeze Me; Sophisticated Lady
* Andrew Duncan interviews Cleo Laine: page 14; Brian Kay 's Prom of the Week: page 36


Singer: Cleo Laine
Band: Dankworth Sextet
Conductor: John Dankworth

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