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Twelve O’Clock Tales Is Here!

Our new album, Twelve O’Clock Tales, accompanied by the wonderful Hallė orchestra launched at The Bridgewater Hall on Saturday 30th April. Conducted by Stephen Bell and arranged by British composer and trumpet maestro Guy Barker and celebrated jazz pianists Grant Windsor and Jason Rebello, Twelve O’Clock Tales’ rich jazz infused repertoire, with songs from Cole Porter, […]

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Clare's Blog

08
Dec
My guilty pleasure …

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, time to dust off the old seasonal LPs & CDs.  I love festive records I’ve collected them forever, but the album I go back to every single year is a compilation from 1976 called Christmas Is A-Comin’ With Bing Crosby also featuring The Andrews Sisters. It’s red […]

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23
Nov
When the shoe is on the other foot …

I was recently invited by Rob Cowan at BBC Radio 3 to choose my Essential Classics  – twelve pieces of classical music. I was not expected to have detailed knowledge of the tracks chosen, they would merely be a starting point for a chat about life, career and the Universe.  It’s funny because that’s exactly […]

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02
Nov
like wonder woman but without the blue starry hot pants …

I was recently invited to a big flash do in Mayfair, it was a busy week so I decided to drive there and back, the hotel conveniently had an underground car park, my cunning plan being to arrive early, park the car and get changed into my suit in the back seat – thank heavens […]

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