Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra – Jazz From Abroad. Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra – Jazz From Abroad. Label: Roulette – R 52096, Roulette – R-52096. Jazz From Abroad (LP, Album).
Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE (20 September 1927 – 6 February 2010), also known as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist, clarinetist and writer of film scores. With his wife, jazz singer Dame Cleo Laine, he was a music educator and also her music director.
Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, known in his early career as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist and clarinetist. He was the husband of jazz singer Cleo Laine. Born in Woodford, Essex, he grew up, within a family of musicians, in Walthamstow in its suburb of Highams Park and attended Sir George Monoux Grammar School in Walthamstow. Dankworth’s friendship with trumpeter Clark Terry led to Terry being a featured soloist on Dankworth’s 1964 album The Zodiac Variations, together with Bob Brookmeyer, Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Lucky Thompson and other guests. Other Dankworth recordings during this period featured many other respected jazz names.
Jazz Routes is a soul jazz music album recording by JOHN DANKWORTH released in 1960 on CD, LP/Vinyl and/or cassette. Alto Saxophone, Clarinet – Johnny Dankworth Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute – Alex Leslie Bass – Eric Dawson Drums – Kenny Clare Piano – Dave Lee Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet – Danny Moss Trombone – Danny Ellwood, Garry Brown, Laurie Monk, Tony Russell Trombone, Tuba – Ron Snyder Trumpet – Bob Carson, Colin Wright, Derrick Abbott, Stan Palmer.
Jazz from Abroad (Roulette, 1963). What the Dickens (Fontana, 1963). The Zodiac Variations (Fontana, 1965). For over thirty years, Nash has led Sax Appeal, which won the John Dankworth Award for Ensemble in the 1998 . Jazz Awards, and subsequently the British Jazz Award for best small group in 2000. He also leads the funk/fusion band Protect the Beat. He has been a member of the Jools Holland Rhythm and Blues Orchestra since 2004
One of the UK's most impressive jazz exports, the versatile Sir John Dankworth, was deservedly famous – but never a snob.
Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra. Venue Newport Jazz Festival (Newport, RI). Date Jul 3, 1959. Today he is known as Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, having been knighted in 2006 (the first British jazz musician to receive such an honor). But 50 years, ago he was Johnny Dankworth, British big bandleader. In his first American appearance at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival, Dankworth showed the curious Stateside audience that there was indeed some sophisticated, swinging jazz happening across the pond. The cream of the crop of modern jazz players in the .
John Dankworth - Doggin' Around 04:40. John Dankworth - After The Party 03:35. John Dankworth - Take The 'A' Train 08:57. John Dankworth - Riverside Stomp 03:34. John Dankworth - Royal Ascot 05:39. John Dankworth - Jones 08:56. John Dankworth - Treasure Drive 02:45.