Music in the Museum: Jazz



Join us for Music in the Museum: Jazz as The Culture Trust Luton in partnership with Focus of Jazz presents the very best of jazz. A music performance taking place in the stunning Drawing Room, surrounded by the museum's unique art collection and with spectacular views overlooking Wardown Park.

Line Up: Jacqui Dankworth

Jacqui Dankworth is one of the most highly regarded vocalists in the UK. Her concert appearances and her stylistically diverse recordings showcase her virtuosic, seemingly effortless mastery of a wide spectrum of genres.  Known primarily as a jazz singer, Jacqui’s unique musical palette also draws on folk, soul, classical, blues, and numerous other influences.

Jacqui is constantly touring and performing with her own band throughout the UK.  Jacqui recently completed work on “I Do It For Your Love”, a collection of duets with celebrated classical guitarist Craig Ogden, and is currently at work on her next album project, “Siren Songs”.

Jacqui has performed and recorded with a diverse array of celebrated musicians, including the Brodsky Quartet, Courtney Pine, Marvin Hamlisch, Paloma Faith, Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Gretchen Parlato, Clare Teale, Georgie Fame, David Gordon, Charlie Wood, Gregory Porter, The London Symphony Orchestra, and legendary jazz pianist Chick Corea.

In June 2019 it was announced that Jacqui was to be awarded an MBE for Services to Music in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Running Time: 120 minutes

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