For the first half, Dankworth
had chosen a mix of better and lessknown standards, and was generous at showing off his band.
The investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace also saw jazz musician John Dankworth
receive a knighthood.
Tonight, key figures including George Melly (left), Humphrey Lyttelton, Chris Barber and John Dankworth
recall the jazz scene from the 40s.
Other festival highlights include performances by celebrated oboist David Theodore, pianist Llyr Williams and Jacqui Dankworth
, daughter of jazz legends John Dankworth
and Cleo Laine.
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, president and chief executive officer of StarGuide.
DAME Cleo Laine was praised for her "incredible" bravery after she went ahead with an important concert following the death of her husband, the jazz legend Sir John Dankworth
, daughter of singing sensation Dame Cleo Laine and jazz musician and composer Sir John Dankworth
, will be singing in the city and Mercury Prize nominated contemporary jazz group Portico Quartet will be playing at Taylor John's House at Coventry Canal Basin.
Le Festival will feature opera singer Natasha Marsh, violinist Nicola Benedetti (pictured) and, for a second year, jazz singer Jacqui Dankworth
Now they are staging a concert featuring two of the biggest names in British jazz, saxophonist Sir John Dankworth
and his singer wife Dame Cleo Laine.
JAZZ CD OF THE WEEK Jacqui Dankworth
- Detour Ahead (Candid CCD 79796) There's an upside to the Krall and Cullum trend - a market for sophisticated vocal music that can do as well on the supermarket shelves of middle England as in the concert halls and sophisticated clubs of the capitals of the world.
High-profile performances by Shirley Bassey, John Dankworth
and Cleo Laine have helped the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod reap its largest profits for years.
This week Jacqui Dankworth
, above, daughter of Cleo Laine, launched 11-V-1 club in front of a smooth crowd.