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  • Born in Dallas, Texas and now happily domiciled in Los Angeles, bass player Edwin Livingston could be described as being on the crest of a wave.  His CD 'Transitions' was released in late 2010 and when recently I caught up…
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  •  New Orleans trumpeter Nicholas Payton has never conformed to anyone or anything. Reading his Facebook posts and Twitter “tweets”, you sort of get an idea about how un-traditional he is. He speaks his mind and, should someone attempt to challenge…
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    Adekemi Owens, known professionally and affectionately to music fans as "Kem," has come a long way from Nashville, Tennessee to his current hometown of Detroit, Michigan. So, one figures that is why this musical genius has written and performed songs…
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While listening to Orsino's Songs it struck me that Clare Teal not only has the voice to carry the songs she chooses but that it is her personality and the transfer of it t…
Muddy Field Management is very proud to announce that one of our clients UK Jazz singer Clare Teal is the first artist signed to Candid Records to be booked for the famous Glastonbury Festival. Clare and her band will be on stage around lunchtime on Saturday 28th June (we will confirm the exact times as soon as we know them). Tickets for Glastonbury go on sale on Monday 31st March.. here is some information about tickets and a notice from the official Glastonbury website:

"Tickets will be put …

Mark Crooks joins the Clare Teal Band

Following the departure of regular reeds player Trevor Whiting to join The Chris Barber Band, we are proud to announce that top Sax and Clarinet player Mark Crooks has joined The Clare Teal Band as a full member. Mark has taken up the post already and can be seen live with Clare as she tours the country. Mark will also be featuring heavily on Clare’s third album for Candid Records that is to be recorded this May for release in September 2003.

Mark bega …

An interesting experience last evening (Tuesday):

The Concorde Club at Eastleigh, (perhaps the best U.K. provincial jazz club in terms of facilities and ambience) had the first of a new series of "Jazz Diva" evenings.The Club, which promotes various types of jazz on different evenings each week decided that 'the jazz diva genre' is becoming so popular that a dedicated night could be tried.

The opening event, last evening, had Clare Teal, with her usual accompanying quintet. It attracted a …

Over the last 18 months a new wave of young trendy jazz musicians has been sweeping the UK. The leaders of this new group are rapidly turning into a new Jazz Rat Pack - winning awards, selling out concerts, crossing over into national newspapers, national TV and Radio and international sales. Singers Jamie Cullum and Clare Teal are the most high profile, while Dennis Rollins, Dylan Howe, Ben Castle, Soweto Kinch and others are all challenging the conventional underground jazz business, breaking …
UK Jazz Singer Clare Teal joins the world famous BBC Big Band for a special concert to be broadcast by BBC Radio 2 at St James Concert Hall, Guernsey. Clare has been one of the most high profile jazz singers to emerge from the UK over the last two years and has won fans all over the world with the two albums "That’s The Way It Is" and "Orsino’s Songs". She has been nominated this year in two categories for the annual BBC Jazz Awards, her albums have both been CDs of the week in The Observer News …
UK Jazz Singer Clare Teal makes her debut appearance with The BBC Concert Orchestra this evening in a concert for BBC Radio Two’s "Friday Night Is Music Night". Clare will be performing six songs during the programme including a new composition "So Blue" that will be featured on her forthcoming album set for release this September. Clare’s profile soared after the release of her second album "Orsino’s Songs" which caught the attention of radio presenters Michael Parkinson, Humphrey Lyttleton, Ru …
Top UK jazz singer Clare Teal has released her third album for Candid Records. "The Road Less Travelled" features 14 new recordings, two of which are original Teal/Field compositions; "So Blue" and "The Road Less Travelled" (a Duet with male UK jazz sensation Jamie Cullum).

The eagerly awaited album has already been heavily played on National Radio in the UK and Ireland. It's early press reviews have been phenominal and the pre-sales reported are way beyond expectations. Clare will be the su …

Clare Teal's album "Orsino's Songs" has been voted the best jazz vocal CD of 2003 in this year's Jazz Journal "Jazz Record Of The Year Critics' Choice" poll. The Album, which features her Radio 2 favourite "California Dreamin'", was the only vocal album to be nominated across the board in the critic's top ten albums lists and stormed into the lead to become the only vocal album to be in the top 15 albums of the year. 34 critics were asked to vote and over 300 CDs were included in the nominations …
David Tughan's debut album "Just In Time" is going to be one of the most talked about male jazz vocal albums of 2004. His stunning interpretations of standards and amazing vocal range are totally unrivaled. Already critically acclaimed all over the National Press in the UK and Ireland, David's shows are selling out within hours of them being announced in Ireland and it looks like the UK are following! …
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