Famous saxophonist set for Ulverston return
Famous saxophonist set for Ulverston returnNW Evening MailThe world-renowned performer last visited in 2015, and he is back with a new set, which includes works written for him in his 60th birthday year. The concert at the Coronation Hall on Friday April 21 will see him team up with his long-time collaborator ...
Posted on 29 March 2017 | 3:47 am
BELVEDERE JAZZ & MUSIC CLUB - Thurrock
Thurrock GazetteBELVEDERE JAZZ & MUSIC CLUBThurrock Gazette... who's worked with Shirley Bassey and James Galway; Canadian guitar star Dominic Ashworth; stylish Shakatak vocalist Jacqui Hicks; bass ace Chris Dodd and the dynamic Mike Bradley on drums who's worked with Cleo Laine and Rosemary Clooney.
Posted on 28 March 2017 | 8:03 pm
Glenn Makos Quartet: "The Michel
Glenn Makos Quartet: "The Michel Legrand Project" - Release Date April 3Jazz-QuadHe has performed with Cleo Laine and John Dankworth in Bermuda, singer Titilayo Rachel Adedokun in Munich, and Santy y su Son de Cuba in Prague. Glenn has worked with flutist Dave Valentin, saxophonist Danny Weiss, pianists Joel Weiskopf, D.D. ...and more »
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 11:29 am
Wales football team, brave firefighters and
WalesOnlineWales football team, brave firefighters and young mental health volunteer among deserving winners of St David AwardsWalesOnlineDame Cleo Laine became patron in 2003. Her work has inspired radio programmes like Alan Plater's three-part drama for BBC Radio 4 (1991) 'Devil's Music', and Radio 4's 'The Lost Women of British Jazz', which was nominated for the Prix Europa in 2015.
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 3:45 pm
Actor Peter O'Toole's 'ghost' singer stages
Enfield Advertiser & GazetteActor Peter O'Toole's 'ghost' singer stages charity concert by Enfield choir he foundedEnfield Advertiser & Gazette“I was appearing as an understudy in Showboat with Cleo Laine at the Adelphi Theatre at the time. “The film's makers came to audition all the guys in the show, including the principals. “They needed someone to sing O'Toole's parts, including the ...and more »
Posted on 20 March 2017 | 10:20 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