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EMILY DANKWORTH

Having graduated with an MMus in Jazz Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2013; Emily is now amongst London’s top emerging musical talents. Emily’s standout performing ability is highly unique, likely given the diversity of her musical upbringing; travelling between Europe and USA during her career. Given Emily’s musical heritage – granddaughter to Dame Cleo Laine and the late Sir John Dankworth as well as niece to Jacqui Dankworth and daughter to Alec Dankworth – it is no surprise that she has her forte in music. "Emily’s contribution to the album works beautifully on the simply Spanish folk tunes" - Basho Records In Emily’s career she has performed live at Ronnie Scotts Jazz Club, The Barbican Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Centre, (NYC), Boston Symphony Hall, The National Center for Performing Arts, (Beijing), The Elgar Room, Kings Place and has been featured on BBC Radio and BBC Television including The Paul O'Grady Show, BBC Radio 2, The One Show, BBC One ,The Choir, BBC Radio 3, Ronnie Scotts' Radio Show, JAZZ FM and Jamie Cullum's Radio Show.

Leicester Jazz House East Midlands JAZZ