Sun 15th Jun at 4:00pm
Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra
@ Nostell Priory, Wakefield
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Jools Holland & His Rhythm And Blues Orchestra + Melanie C + Gilson Lavis + Ruby Turner + Louise Marshall
Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra - featuring Gilson Lavis, with special guest star Melanie C and guest vocalists Ruby Turner & Louise Marshall.
Marc Almond, who was originally due to appear as a Special Guest for this performance, is no longer able to perform on this date.
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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Born in Liverpool, Melanie Chisholm hit the public eye as Mel C - one fifth of girl power supergroup Spice Girl. When the girls went their own way, Sporty Spice became Melanie C: Indie Rocker with her top selling album 'Northern Star'. Since going solo back in 1999, Melanie has enjoyed 2 number 1 singles, 6 Top 10 singles and over 3 million album sales.
Over the past few years she has gone on the road with The Spice Girls for their acclaimed Reunion Tour, given birth to daughter Scarlet and made her theatrical debut, playing the part of Mrs Johnstone in West End hit Blood Brothers, for which she received an Olivier nomination for 'Best Actress in a Musical' and was shortlisted in the London Evening Standard Theatre awards in Milton Shulman's 'Outstanding Newcomer' category.
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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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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'. To date, she has released eight albums, and guested on releases for the likes of Brian Ferry, UB40, Steve Winwood and Jools Holland. This amazing singer/songwriter is blessed with a voice to die for and whether performing jazz, soul or r'n'b. In addition to her solo singing career, Ruby is an accomplished actress on TV, film, and West End stage.
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