Cab Callway (born Cabell Calloway III) is one of the greatest Jazz performers. In the 1920's, Cab worked with a band called The Alabamians while studying law at Chicago's Crane College. Cab was the Master of Ceremonies and a singer. He later joined The Missourians which changed its name to Cab Calloway and His Orchestra. His band set trends and introduced a whole new vocabulary as they toured.
Prom 15:Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Tempest (18 mins) Anthony Payne Of Land, Sea and Sky BBC commission: world premiere (20 mins) Max Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor (24 mins) Ralph Vaughan Williams Toward the Unknown Region (12 mins) Ray Chen violin BBC Symphony Chorus BBC Symphony Orchestra Andrew Davis conductor