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chosen and presented by (3) Leonard Feather
For over a year Leonard Feather, who has devised and is to compere this programme, has been contributing 'Tempo di Jazz' to the Radio Times. He is only twenty-two and speaks five languages. He used to be in the film business-scenario writing-and has worked on film papers in Germany and France. In the last eighteen months he has crossed the Atlantic eight times, and in these journeys from England to New York, Chicago, and back he has actually travelled 25,000 miles in the interests of jazz. He once broadcast in New York, being dragged on in the middle of an amateur show and expected to do something.
In his broadcast today he is going to give some examples of 'Soft Swing' and he will try and prove that Swing music has not necessarily got to be fast or loud. Among those who will be heard on records are those great swingers Red Norvo, Duke Ellington, Benny Carter, and Louis Armstrong with their orchestras. Mildred Bailey will be heard, too, singing with Red Norvo's band.
Listeners will remember that last autumn Leonard Feather devised and compered three programmes in the series 'Evergreens of Jazz'. He is trying to make Swing Music appeal to people who have not as yet expressed any interest in it, and he will put on all sorts of records to this end.

Contributors

Unknown:
Leonard Feather
Unknown:
Red Norvo
Unknown:
Benny Carter
Unknown:
Louis Armstrong
Unknown:
Midred Bailey
Unknown:
Leonard Feather

Marek Weber and his Orchestra Nellie Wallace Half-past nine Dick McDonough and his Orchestra
Dardanella Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert Why has a cow got four legs ? Scott Wood and his Six Swingers
Evergreens of Jazz, Part I The Chicago Symphony Orchestra HildegardeLove is a dancing thing The New Light Symphony Orchestra Turkey in the Straw

Contributors

Unknown:
Marek Weber

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

Definition of the saxophone: 'An ill wind that nobody blows good.'
Definition of a gentleman: 'Someone who can play the saxophone but doesn't.' Armed with an array of stunning visual imagery and the music of four centuries, four young lady saxophonists ride to the rescue of the instrument.
Anne-Louise Lane (soprano) Gabrielle Lane (alto) Karen Street (tenor)
Beverley Calland (baritone) play 16th-century madrigals, a Bach fugue, rags by Joplin and Debussy, Gershwin evergreens, jazz quartets by John Gardner , Graham Lyons and Pierre Max Dubois. Lighting TEDDY WILLIAMS Sound PETER ROSE
Video editor NIGEL PERRY Producer TONY STAVEACRE Director KEITH CHEETHAM BBC Bristol

Contributors

Soprano:
Gabrielle Lane
Unknown:
John Gardner
Unknown:
Graham Lyons
Unknown:
Pierre Max Dubois.
Unknown:
Teddy Williams
Unknown:
Peter Rose
Editor:
Nigel Perry
Producer:
Tony Staveacre
Director:
Keith Cheetham

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

Definition of the saxophone: 'An ill wind that nobody blows good.'
Armed with an array of visual imagery and the music of four centuries, four young lady saxophonists ride to the rescue of the instrument.
Anne-Louise Lane (soprano) Gabrielle Lane (alto) Karen Street (tenor)
Beverley Calland (baritone) play 16th-century madrigals, a Bach fugue, rags by Joplin and Debussy, Gershwin evergreens, jazz quartets by John Gardner , Graham Lynos and Pierre Max Dubois.
Producer TONY STAVEACRE Director KEITH CHEETHAM BBC Bristol (R)

Contributors

Soprano:
Gabrielle Lane
Tenor:
Karen Street
Baritone:
Beverley Calland
Unknown:
John Gardner
Unknown:
Graham Lynos
Unknown:
Pierre Max
Producer:
Tony Staveacre
Director:
Keith Cheetham