Jamie Cullum

Musician Jamie Cullum

Jamie Cullum is a British pop and jazz-pop singer-songwriter. Though he is primarily a vocalist/pianist he also accompanies himself on other instruments including guitar and drums. Since April 2010, he has been presenting a weekly jazz show on BBC Radio 2, broadcast on Tuesdays from 19:00.
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From Coltrane To The Club, A Few Fresh Sounds In Jazz
NPR - over 2 years
Musician Jamie Cullum visits Weekend Edition to share a roundup of favorite new releases from contemporary jazz acts. » EMail This
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Jamie Cullum returns to straight-ahead jazz on new CD
Yahoo News - about 3 years
NEW YORK (AP) — Singer-pianist Jamie Cullum has always been a "record nerd" at heart.
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I Wind Music awards tornano nella Capitale. Lunedì 3 giugno parte la kermesse musicale
The Huffington Post - over 4 years
Anche quest'anno la musica italiana verrà premiata sul palco dei Wind Music Awards, manifestazione nata nel 2007 nella Capitale e che negli anni, grazie anche a 4 edizioni nella splendida cornice dell'Arena di Verona, ha saputo riportare in primo piano la musica e gli artisti. Lunedì 3 giugno - nuovamente a Roma, al Centrale Live del Foro Italico e in prima serata in diretta su Rai1 - si svolgerà uno degli eventi musicali più seguiti dell'intera stagione: un parterre di stelle si avvicenderà sul palco per ricevere i premi della 7° edizione, mentre la serata verrà condotta da Carlo Conti e Vanessa Incontrada. Tra gli ospiti ci saranno Malika Ayane, Mario Biondi, Francesco De Gregori, Emma, Tiziano Ferro, Max Gazzè, Ligabue (che ritirerà insieme agli altri artisti di Italia Loves Emilia il premio per l'album Italia Loves Emilia - Il Concerto), i Modà, Gianna Nannini, i Negramaro, Max Pezzali; ma oltre ai big di casa, anche alcuni artisti stranieri illumineranno il palco dei WMA, come gl...
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Investors vote Occidental chairman off the board
Ft.com Financial Times Blogs - almost 5 years
Irani’s exit had been on the cards since Occidental announced last month that Steve Chazen, chief executive, would be staying until end of next year
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Jamie Cullum and Sophie Dahl welcome second daughter
News Briefs - almost 5 years
British singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum is a dad again. ”On March 4th @sophiedahl gave birth to our second baby girl, Margot Cullum.
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Jamie Cullum to play at Henley
Bucks Free Press - almost 5 years
JAMIE Cullum has been announced to play the Thursday night at Henley Festival this year.
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Acclaimed Jazz Singer, Pianist and Songwriter Tony DeSare Joins Yamaha Piano Artist Roster
Yahoo News - over 5 years
Retro-contemporary stylist favors the Yamaha Disklavier DCFX piano.New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2012 Musical sensation Tony DeSare has joined Yamaha’s exceptional piano artist roster, which includes Elton John, Jamie Cullum and Chick Corea. Dubbed the next Male Vocalist “Rising Star” in the 2009 Downbeat Critics Poll, DeSare has won widespread popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout the United States, Europe, Australia, Japan and Hong Kong. DeSare’s retro-contemporary sound has drawn frequent comparisons to the legendary pop-jazz stylist Frank Sinatra. ...
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Award-winner kicks off town jazz nights
Derbyshire Times - almost 6 years
NEW venture Chesterfield Jazz will open for business this month with a launch concert featuring award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi. Chesterfield jazz musicians Wendy Kirkland and Pat Sprakes are driving the new project, which kicks off on Thursday, May 24, at Club Chesterfield, on Chester Street, and believe they’ve found a gap in the market. “There’s a thriving folk scene in the area but there isn’t anything for jazz,” said Wendy. “We know that people in the area like jazz. Every time I send out a mailing, people ask when we are next playing locally and I had to say that we weren’t.” Pianist and Hammond organist Wendy began her passion for jazz over 15 years ago, studying classical piano up to Grade 8 and then beginning tuition in jazz from some of the UKs top pianists – Kate Williams, daughter of guitarist John Williams, being one of them. Together with guitarist/double bassist husband Pat, she has played at gigs and jazz clubs across the UK including at the Edinburgh and Br...
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Paloma Faith and the Guy Barker Orchestra, Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Gregory Porter featuring Jamie Cullum, Jazz Festival, Cheltenham
The Independent - almost 6 years
Two years ago, Paloma Faith and Guy Barker closed the Cheltenham Jazz Festival with an evening of lovelorn torch songs, Down at the End of Lonely Street. On her return engagement, Faith chose to debut the whole of her soon-to-be-released second album as the festival's first Artist in Residence, which also involved her booking (and duetting with) the veteran soul singer Candi Staton, and programming a pop-up cinema. If the 2010 performance had been a rousing if slightly nervy triumph, this time it was sensational. The venue was a hit, too – a circus Big Top, replacing the sonically challenged Town Hall – and Barker's superb arrangements for the 48-piece band created a jazzier, funkier and poppier sound that made the upbeat repertoire really swing and swoosh, aided by a sassy female backing trio.
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Castaway Jamie Cullum plays his own music on Desert Island Discs
This is Bristol - almost 6 years
Pianist Jamie Cullum, whose parents live in Bath, has made Desert Island Discs history by sitting at the piano and performing...
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Sophie Dahl marries Jamie Cullum in secret winter wonderland wedding
Daily Mail (UK) - about 6 years
The pair wed on Saturday in a civil ceremony with a winter wonderland theme at Lime Wood, a Regency country house in the New Forest, Hampshire.
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Paul McCartney - Kisses on the Bottom: exclusive album stream
Guardian (UK) - about 6 years
Be among the first to hear <a class="fplink fp-215962" href="/paul+mccartney+1"><a class="fplink fp-215962" href="/paul+mccartney+1">Paul McCartney</a></a>'s cheeky new album Review: <a class="fplink fp-130518" href="/jamie+cullum+1">Jamie Cullum</a> gives his verdict This is the album that <a class="fplink fp-215962" href="/paul+mccartney+1"><a class="fplink fp-215962" href="/paul+mccartney+1">Paul McCartney</a></a> always wanted to make with the Beatles. It's his 15th solo LP – his first for almost five years – and comprises 12 cover versions of songs he grew up listening to in Liverpool, such as Bye Bye Blackbird and It's Only a Paper Moon, which perhaps his father would play on the piano. Oh, plus two originals. Listen out, as well, for guest contributions from Diana Krall, Stevie Wonder and Eric Clapton. The album's title, Kisses on the Bottom, comes from lead track I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, originally a hit for Fats Waller in 1935. Don't write u...
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Rising star closes in on singing date with Jamie Cullum
This is Local London - over 6 years
A rising Wimbledon pop star is within touching distance of winning a national music contest after being shortlisted from thousands of entrants.
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Finding Mr Right is Adele of a task - The Sun
Google News - over 6 years
Just look how happy 6ft model Sophie Dahl is with 5ft 4in singer Jamie Cullum. They make a beautiful family with baby Lyra. A big, fat wallet: Of course it&#39;s nice if the man you love is loaded but this should never be a must-have
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Jazz Breaking News: Kit Downes Trio and Jamie Cullum play Chappell's ... - Jazzwise magazine
Google News - over 6 years
... Pizarro in April and June, and continues with pianist Kit Downes and his trio, including bassist Calum Gourlay and drummer James Maddren, on 15 September followed by a special show with singer/pianist Jamie Cullum at a date to be confirmed shortly
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jamie Cullum
  • 2014
    Age 34
    In October 2014 Cullum was part of the 2014 BBC charity single for Children in Need, "God Only Knows".
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    Throughout 2014 and into 2015 Cullum supported Billy Joel on his US arena shows playing many gigs at New York's Madison Square Gardens as well as Pennsylvania's Bryce Jordan's Centre.
    In October 2014 Cullum appeared in a comedy sketch with Jimmy Carr and Daisy Lowe, which was made for Channel 4's The Feeling Nuts Comedy Night to raise awareness of testicular cancer.
  • 2013
    Age 33
    At the Jazz FM awards 2013, he was a nominee for UK Jazz Artist of the Year.
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    Jamie Cullum's album Momentum was released on 20 May 2013.
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  • 2012
    Age 32
    Cullum was the subject of BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on 25 March 2012.
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    In February 2012, Germany picked Roman Lob with "Standing Still", a composition by Cullum, along with Steve Robson, and Wayne Hector, as their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.
  • 2011
    Age 31
    In 2011, a portrait of Cullum, painted by British artist Joe Simpson, was exhibited around the UK including a solo exhibition at The Royal Albert Hall.
  • 2010
    Age 30
    Cullum married former model Sophie Dahl in a private ceremony in Hampshire on 9 January 2010.
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  • 2007
    Age 27
    In 2007 Cullum won the Ronnie Scotts Jazz Award for "Best British Male".
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  • 2005
    Age 25
    In 2005 Cullum was nominated for a Grammy while taking BBC Radio 2 "Artist of the Year" honours at the BBC Jazz Awards (as voted for by listeners of Radio 2).
    In the 2005 BRIT Awards, Cullum was nominated for two awards: "Best Male Artist" and "Best Live Act".
    At the end of 2005 Cullum was joined by Tom Richards (saxophonist, occasional guitarist and percussion).
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    Cullum toured in support of Catching Tales from the end of October 2005 to December 2006.
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    The third single from the album was the self-penned track "Photograph", which Cullum said was written on New Year's Day 2005 after he found a box of old photographs at his parents house.
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    Cullum's third major label album, also produced by Stewart Levine, entitled Catching Tales, was released on 26 September 2005, in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, and two weeks later in the United States, on 11 October.
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    This was around the same time he voiced future-era DJ English Hughie in the 2005 business simulation PC game The Movies.
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    Cullum has played at many large music festivals, including Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (in 2006, 2009 and 2015), Glastonbury Festival (in 2004 and 2009), New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (in 2005), Coachella 2005, 2006 South by Southwest, North Sea Jazz Festival, the Hollywood Bowl (performing with the Count Basie Orchestra), the 2006 Playboy Jazz Festival, the 2007 Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival and the 2008 Monterey Jazz Festival.
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  • 2003
    Age 23
    The British Jazz Awards first recognised Cullum's growing success by awarding him the "Rising Star" award, at the 2003 ceremony in July.
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    Cullum ended 2003 as the UK's biggest selling jazz artist of all time.
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    Cullum's second studio album, Twentysomething, released in October 2003, went platinum and became the No. 1 selling studio album by a jazz artist in the United Kingdom.
    Just after Cullum made his first television appearance, on Parkinson in April 2003, he signed a £1m contract for three albums with Universal, who beat Sony in a bidding war.
  • 1999
    Age 19
    With only £480 to produce it, Cullum released his first album, Jamie Cullum Trio—Heard it All Before, in 1999, of which 500 copies were made.
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  • 1979
    Born on August 20, 1979.
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