Performers include Gregory Porter, Jacqui Dankworth
and Cleo Laine.
JAZZ superstar Jacqui Dankworth
and renowned classical guitarist Craig Ogden will be joining forces to wow the audience at a top musical festival.
0121 345 0600 MUSIC Dame Cleo Laine The legendary jazz singer is celebrating turning 90 in the company of a stellar cast of friends old and new, including Clare Teal, Kandace Springs, Jacqui Dankworth
, Alec Dankworth
, Charlie Woods, the BBC Concert Orchestra and the BBC Big Band.
MUSIC Jacqui Dankworth
and Charlie Wood - Just You, Just Me British jazz diva Jacqui Dankworth
and American vocalist/pianist Charlie Wood celebrate some of the great musical partnerships of the 20th century.
in jazz vocal settings, notably those of the late Johnny Dankworth
In the 50s and 60s they used to have big bands, like Joe Loss, Johnny Dankworth
As a contrast, she then performed a concerto piece - The Woolwich - written for her by the great jazz musician and composer, John Dankworth
. It emerged during a pre-concert chat between soloist and conductor Aidan Oliver that it was so named because of a subsidy received from the building society of that name.
DETAILS: 01291 627122 TOMORROW Jacqui Dankworth
Borough Theatre, Abergavenny, 7.30pm The acclaimed jazz singer is in Wales for Abergavenny's wall2wall Jazz Festival.
His current band features a stellar line-up including James Brown's right hand man saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis, bassist Alec Dankworth
and percussionist Abass Dodoo.
There will be a vintage car display featuring cars and military vehicles from the era, jazz from AJ Brown and The Swingshift Big Band and the Jacqui Dankworth
Karen will be showcasing her talent to North Wales after touring with fellow saxophonist Robert Fowler, and recording with singer Jaqui Dankworth
Jazz It Happens Quietly Jacqui Dankworth
The first words you hear on this CD are those of Jacqui's father, the late Sir John, counting the orchestra in.