Former Squeeze ivory-tickler and presenter of the legendary Later with Jools Holland. Since learning to play fluently at the tender age of eight, Jools has gone on to become one of the UK's most proficient jazz and blues pianists. Having toured extensively with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, his charismatic personality, impeccably good taste and accessible music have made him one of the nations most well-respected, and well-loved, musicians. Jools was awarded an OBE in 2003 for his services to the British music industry. He is married with four children and lives in a world of his own.
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Gilson Lavis was the drummer for Squeeze from 1976 until 1992. He has also been a part of Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra for many years.
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Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight with Fairground Attraction and their single 'Perfect' and parent album First of a Million Kisses which both topped the British charts. However, it has been her subsequent solo albums which signalled her increasing ability to assimilate different musical styles and make them all very much her own. From the traditional to the contemporary, Eddi brings to life all forms of song and what sets Eddi apart is the depth and quality of the emotional performance.
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Ruby Turner is renowned for hits such as 'If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)', 'I'd Rather Go Blind' and the No 1 hit single in the US R'n'B chart 'Its Gonna Be Alright'. She has released numerous solo albums and guested on releases for the likes of Brian Ferry, UB40, Steve Winwood and of course Jools Holland. This amazing singer/songwriter is blessed with a voice to die for, whether she's performing jazz, soul or r'n'b. In addition to her solo singing career, Ruby is an accomplished actress on TV, film, and the West End stage.
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Louise Clare Marshall
Louise is well known as one of the best female soul vocalist in the UK and has performed with many big names in music including Jools Holland, Marc Almond and Beverly Knight.
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