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Reviewers: Don Mather, Tony Augarde, Dick Stafford, John Eyles, Robert Gibson, Ian Lace, Colin Clarke, Jack Ashby



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Five-Fifteen

A Tribute to the BBC Dance Orchestra

Mr MART SANDER

and his SWING SWINDLERS

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  1. Five-Fifteen, BBC
  2. Itís DíLovely
  3. Avenue of Trees
  4. Keep Young and Beautiful
  5. Too Marvellous for Words
  6. RiseíníShine
  7. Love is the Sweetest Thing
  8. Concert in the Park
  9. What a Difference a Day Made
  10. Some Day My Prince will Come
  11. Iíve Got a Pocket Full of Dreams
  12. It looks Like Rain in Cherry Blossom Lane
  13. Jeepers Creepers
  14. By the Sleepy Lagoon
  15. Radio Times
  16. You Grow Sweeter as the Years go by.
  17. Yours and Mine
  18. Shuffle Off to Buffalo
  19. Iím Getting Sentimental Over You
  20. Pagan Love Song
  21. Once in A While
  22. Wishing Will Make it So
  23. One Night of Love
  24. Your Getting to be a Habit with Me
  25. Happy Ending

This record should not really be in the jazz section, Henry Hallís Orchestra was not a jazz outfit and I must admit to being surprised, to find a group of very talented young Estonian Musicians playing the Henry Hall Orchestrations. What I can report is that they play them very well and the rhythm section is a great improvement on the original. Whether that is because the recording techniques are so much better these days or the drum kits of today have a better sound, or perhaps they are just better players.

To the people who like the Henry Hall style of music, this is a welcome recreation of a very famous orchestraís work.

Don Mather

 



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