Jacqui Dankworth Biography (Wikipedia)
Jacqui Dankworth (born 5 February 1963) is a British jazz singer. She is the daughter of jazz singer Cleo Laine and musician John Dankworth.
Dankworth was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. She attended St. Christopher School in Hertfordshire and is an alumna and fellow of Guildhall School of Music & Drama. She worked as an actress with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, and in West End theatre. She played Cinderella in the musical Into the Woods and appeared the film Shoreditch, singing the song "My Man" by Billie Holiday.
In 2003, Dankworth released her first album, As the Sun Shines Down on Me on Candid Records. This album brought her to the attention of Michael Parkinson and BBC Radio 2, and she appeared regularly on air throughout that year. She featured on Courtney Pine's album Devotion, and performed with Pine at the Royal Festival Hall as part of the London Jazz Festival. Dankworth followed the success of As the Sun Shines Down on Me with the 2004 release, Detour Ahead. Her third album, Back to You was released in 2009.
- Jacqui Dankworth speaks to Jamie Cullumhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01mbbv3.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01mbbv3.jpg2013-11-27T13:01:00.000ZJacqui Dankworth speaks to Jamie Cullum about her latest album Live To Love.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01mbbwn
Jacqui Dankworth speaks to Jamie Cullum
- Jacqui Dankworth Live in Sessionhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01grqjx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01grqjx.jpg2013-09-15T14:19:00.000ZJacqui performed two songs for Sir Terryhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01grrgt
Jacqui Dankworth Live in Session
Jacqui Dankworth Tracks