Clare Teal: Twelve O’Clock Tales

There’s not much to say about this: Clare Teal, one of Britain’s best loved jazz singers, and also a broadcaster, is famous not only for her voice but for signing the biggest recording contract by a British jazz singer. She specialises in singing standards and for this new CD is joined by The Hallé Orchestra, […]

Frank Sinatra: A Voice On Air (1935-1955)

This 4CD deluxe box set comprises 100-odd tracks featuring radio broadcasts and rehearsals featuring Sinatra, and restored from the original recording masters. This overview charts Sinatra’s evolution as a vocalist, and includes samples of his radio work from the first 20 years of his career. Having just had Peter Andre’s swing album to review, this […]