A night with jazz royalty in Steyning - West
West Sussex County TimesA night with jazz royalty in SteyningWest Sussex County Times“Alec, son of John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, is an award-winning jazz bassist and composer who, in addition to his own groups, has worked with an amazing list of artists including Van Morrison, Stephanne Grappelli, Abdullah Ibrahim and The Dave ...
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 5:37 am
Experience food from across the world and
Penarth TimesExperience food from across the world and live music at HamptonsPenarth TimesSpecialising in lounge jazz, swing, and music from the Great American Songbook, the band is in great demand and has featured on the same bill as the late Johnny Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine. Clare is also the lead singer with the Dave Berry Big Band ...
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 12:14 am
Talents who have played with legends come to
Bedford TodayTalents who have played with legends come to Bedford jazz sessionBedford TodayHe cut his teeth with NYJO, Cleo Laine, Roadside Picnic and Mezzoforte and went on to work with Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Jamie Cullum, among others. To celebrate Dave Brubeck's 90th birthday Dave teamed up with Darius, Chris and Dan Brubeck ...
Posted on 1 March 2017 | 2:11 am
Clarinettist Emma Johnson to take to the
Dorset EchoClarinettist Emma Johnson to take to the stage with the Bournemouth Symphony OrchestraDorset EchoWith more than half a million albums internationally sold, Emma Johnson is one of the UK's best-selling classical artists, and has several captivating recordings with leading musicians such as Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Dame Cleo Laine, Julian Lloyd Webber ...
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 10:54 pm
Jazzy tribute to a renowned composer -
Chicago TribuneJazzy tribute to a renowned composerChicago TribuneAfter that world-class apprenticeship, Shelley shared stages with such musical icons as Tony Bennett, Buddy Rich and Cleo Laine. She reunited with Michel Legrand at The Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis on his 2011-12 U.S. tour. Legrand celebrated his ...
Posted on 24 February 2017 | 8:08 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