Partners celebrate music's great duets -
Isle of Man TodayPartners celebrate music's great duetsIsle of Man TodayAlthough widely known as being primarily a Jazz singer, Jacqui, whose mother is the equally celebrated singer Cleo Laine, is master of many vocal styles, genres and disciplines, and is able to bend her incredibly distinctive and versatile voice to ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 9:13 am
Lesley Garrett, Ben Okri and more big names
Northamptonshire TelegraphLesley Garrett, Ben Okri and more big names lined up for Dankworth festival in WavendonNorthamptonshire TelegraphThe Dankworth Family Festival returns in July for three days of music and to celebrate the 90th birthday of Dame Cleo Laine. Taking place at The Old Rectory in Wavendon, the line-up includes Lesley Garrett, clarinet virtuoso Emma Johnson, classical ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 5:46 am
Five of the best things to do in and around
Banbury GuardianFive of the best things to do in and around Banbury in the next seven daysBanbury GuardianBritish jazz diva Jacqui Dankworth, daughter of the late Cleo Laine and John Dankworth, will join American vocalist and pianist Charlie Wood to celebrate some of the great musical partnerships of the 20th century. The concert will feature classic ...
Posted on 14 June 2017 | 12:58 am
Music legends honoured with Blue Plaques for
Music WeekMusic legends honoured with Blue Plaques for BBC Music Day ...Music WeekBBC Local Radio, the BBC Asian Network and the British Plaque Trust have announced 47 new blue plaques to commemorate people or places that have ...BBC Local Radio to present 47 Blue PlaquesRadio Todayall 16 news articles »
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 4:09 pm
Preview: Best shows at the Glasgow Jazz
GlasgowistPreview: Best shows at the Glasgow Jazz FestivalGlasgowistAn Evening with Ginger Baker at The Old Fruitmarket, the legendary Cream drummer will share stories with the audience before being joined on stage by an all star line-up including Pee Wee Ellis on Sax, Alec Dankworth (son of Dame Cleo Laine) on Bass ...
Posted on 13 June 2017 | 11:23 am
Full season and fest for Limerick Jazz
“Andy Sheppard is a British icon of jazz, one of the guys who are around a long time. Sheppard is in the same bracket as Cleo Laine and John Dankworth, his name is on everybody’s lips. He is signing in with a quartet”. There’s no loss of class in ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 5:03 am
MK Dons boss given Freedom of Milton Keynes
Describing him as a local legend seems like a massive understatement - he really is up there with the likes of the late Jim Marshall and Dame Cleo Laine, both of whom were also awarded the Freedom of the Borough. It goes beyond simply the work he has done ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 7:49 pm
Milton Keynes Council to give Pete Winkelman
Describing him as a local legend seems like a massive understatement – he really is up there with the likes of the late Jim Marshall and Dame Cleo Laine, both of whom were also awarded the Freedom of the Borough. “It goes beyond simply the work he has ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:52 pm
New lease of life for jazzed-up club
The group, which in the past has hosted everyone from the late, great saxophonists Briton Dick Morrissey and American Herb Geller to bassist Alec Dankworth (son of Cleo Laine and John Dankworth) and Yorkshire-born Clare Teal (past winner of the BBC Jazz ...
Posted on 13 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Broadway.com Summer Camp, Day 9! No Dog is
Cleo Laine apparently lives on the set of a soap opera. We’re gonna be honest: Things around the Broadway.com offices have gotten really boring the last few weeks. It’s sweltering, it’s humid, and worst of all, no new Broadway shows open until after ...
Posted on 9 August 2014 | 6:00 am