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Encyclopedia > Jools Holland
Julian Miles Holland
Jools Holland at the Tsunami Relief concert in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, January 22nd 2005
Jools Holland at the Tsunami Relief concert in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, January 22nd 2005
Background information
Also known as Jools Holland
Born January 24, 1958 (1958-01-24) (age 49)
Origin Flag of England Blackheath, South East London, England
Genre(s) Boogie, Jazz, Blues
Years active 1978-present

Julian Miles Holland, OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958 in Blackheath, South East London) is an English virtuoso pianist, bandleader, television presenter, architectural eccentric and pop music enthusiast. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1621x1216, 382 KB) File links The following pages link to this file: Jools Holland ... Cardiff (English:  Welsh: ) is the capital, largest and core city of Wales. ... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm), also known as Anfield South in Cardiff is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Blackheath is a suburb of London, divided between the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Boogie is swing blues rhythm (Burrows 1995, p. ... Jazz is a style of music which originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States at around the start of the 20th century. ... The blues is a vocal and instrumental form of music based on the use of the blue notes and a repetitive pattern that typically follows a twelve-bar structure. ... The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander... The Deputy Lieutenant is the deputy to the Lord Lieutenant of a county. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Blackheath is a suburb of London, divided between the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich. ... A compass rose with South highlighted South is most commonly a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography. ... The Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST, internally called HT-7U) is a project being undertaken to construct an experimental superconducting tokamak magnetic fusion energy reactor in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, in eastern China. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Queen Queen Elizabeth II  -  Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification  -  by Athelstan 967  Area... Pianist Claudio Arrau, Carnegie Hall, 1954. ... A bandleader is the director of a band of musicians. ... A television presenter is a British term for a person who introduces or hosts television programmes. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... In popular usage, eccentricity refers to unusual or odd behavior on the part of an individual. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... Enthusiasm (from Gr. ...


Holland was a founding member of the highly acclaimed and successful band Squeeze. He played piano and keyboards on all their singles and albums until 1980, when he left the band to concentrate on his own career (though he would later return). Squeeze was a British rock music band that came to prominence in the New Wave period of the late 1970s. ...


Holland had actually begun issuing solo records as early as 1978 (with an EP called Boogie Woogie '78), and continued his solo career through the early 1980s, releasing an album and several singles between 1981 and 1984. He perhaps gained more fame, however, as a TV host, co-presenting the Newcastle-based TV music show The Tube with Paula Yates. Holland achieved notoriety by using the phrase "groovy fuckers" on live TV causing the show to be lifted for 3 performances, and was fired as a result - although he did capitalise on this by starring in a sitcom called "The Groovy Fellers" with Rowland Rivron. This article is about a city in the United Kingdom. ... Screenshot of The Tubes neon sign trademark The Tube was an innovative United Kingdom pop/rock music television programme, which ran for 5 series, from 1982 until 1987. ... Paula Yates (born April 24, 1959 in Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales – died September 17, 2000) was a British television presenter. ... A sitcom or situation comedy is a genre of comedy performance originally devised for radio but today typically found on television. ... Rowland Rivron (born 1958) is a comedian, musician, writer and a successful British television presenter. ...


In 1985, Squeeze (which had continued in Holland's absence through to 1982) unexpectedly re-grouped. Holland was once again the keyboard player for the band through to1990. At that point, he again departed Squeeze on amicable terms to resume his solo career as both a musician and a TV host. 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ...


Between 1988 and 1990 he performed and co-hosted along with David Sanborn during the two seasons of the acclaimed music performance program Sunday Night on NBC late-night television. [1] David Sanborn in concert in San Francisco. ... Sunday Night, later named Michelob Presents Night Music, was an NBC late-night television show which aired for two seasons between 1988 and 1990 as a showcase for jazz and eclectic musical artists. ... NBC (an acronym for National Broadcasting Company) is an American television network headquartered in the GE Building in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ...


Jools plays a sit-in session with The The on a track called "Uncertain Smile". Matt Johnson The The is an English musical and multimedia group that has been around since 1979 in various forms, with Matt Johnson being the only constant band member. ...


Since 1992 he has presented the eclectic music programme Later with Jools Holland, plus an annual New Year's Eve "Hootenanny", and has shaken off his "bad boy" image to become a respected musician. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Later with Jools Holland is a contemporary music show hosted by Jools Holland. ... Hootenanny is an annual New Years Eve music show presented by Jools Holland as an off-shoot of his Later with Jools Holland series. ...


Singers Sam Brown and Ruby Turner often join his touring band, The Rhythm And Blues Orchestra. Sam Brown (born October 12th, 1964 in London), daughter of RocknRoll star Joe Brown and singer Vicki Brown, is a British female singer-songwriter best known for her work in the late 1980s, although she has continued to release material since then. ... Ruby Turner Ruby Turner (born June 22, 1958 in Jamaica) is a British soul singer and actress. ...


Holland is a big fan of the cult 1960s tv series "The Prisoner" owning some of the costumes and props from the series and occasionally appears wearing the trademark brown-with-white-pipe blazer featured in the series. Holland lives in the Westcombe Park area of Blackheath in south-east London, where he has had his studio built to his own design, heavily inspired by Portmeirion the setting for "The Prisoner". The Prisoner was a 1967 UK science fiction television series, starring Patrick McGoohan. ... Westcombe Park is a largely residential area close to the Blackheath Standard area of Blackheath in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... Blackheath is a suburb of London, divided between the London Borough of Lewisham and the London Borough of Greenwich. ... The central Piazza and Gloriette. ...


In 1993 Jools Holland demonstrated his love of the series and starred in a spoof documentary, 'The Laughing Prisoner', with Stephen Fry, Terrence Alexander and Hugh Laurie. Much of it was shot on location in Portmeirion, with archive footage of Patrick McGoohan, and featuring musical numbers from Siouxsie & the Banshees, Magnum and XTC. Holland himself also performed a number towards the end of the programme. Also appearing was the late Stanley Unwin. 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, author, actor and filmmaker. ... James Hugh Callum Laurie OBE (born 11 June 1959) is an English actor, comedian and writer known as Hugh Laurie. ... The central Piazza and Gloriette. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Siouxsie and the Banshees were a British rock band that formed in 1976. ... The word Magnum, derived from the Latin word magnus (English: great), has been applied to several things: Some people named Magnum, or the Great: Alexander III of Macedon, Megas Alexandros Pompey, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus Pope Gregory I, Gregorius Magnus Pope Leo I, Leo Magnus Charles king of Franks, Carolus Magnus... XTC are an influential new wave band from Swindon, England. ... Cover from Rock-a-bye Babel by Stanley Unwin and Roy Dewar. ...


He was also one of the interviewers for The Beatles Anthology TV project. Although (by design) he wasn't meant to be seen or heard during the program, on a couple occasions his presence is detectable. The Beatles Anthology is the name of a documentary series, a series of three albums and a book, all of which focus on the history of the popular rock band the Beatles. ...


Holland appeared in the 1997 film SpiceWorld as a 'Musical Director'. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Spiceworld is the second album by British pop group the Spice Girls, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music). ...


He received an OBE in 2003 in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, for services to the British music industry as a television presenter and musician. He is also a published author and appears regularly on television shows besides his own and contributes to radio shows. In 2004, he collaborated with Tom Jones on an album of traditional R&B music. In January 2005 Jools and his band performed with Eric Clapton as the headline act of the Tsunami relief concert in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium. The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by King George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions; in decreasing order of seniority, these are Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) Knight Commander... See also: 2004 in music (UK) other events of 2004 list of years in music 2000s in music // January 1 Vienna New Years Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna, conducted by Riccardo Muti Kurt Nilsen wins World Idol January 3 - Britney Spears marries Jason Allen Alexander, a... Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, KBE (born 7 June 1940), known by his stage name as Tom Jones, is a Welsh popular music singer particularly noted for his powerful voice. ... See also: 2005 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 2005 Record labels established in 2005 other events of 2005 list of years in music 2000s in music January 1 - In most of Europe, copyright expired on a number of classic pop and rock and roll songs recorded in 1954... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer and composer, who is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century,[1] garnering an unprecedented three inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... Logo for the Tsunami Relief Cardiff Concert, held at the Millennium Stadium (2005) Tsunami Relief Cardiff was a charity music concert held at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on January 22, 2005, in aid of the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, which had occurred the month before. ... Cardiff (English:  Welsh: ) is the capital, largest and core city of Wales. ... The Millennium Stadium (Welsh: Stadiwm y Mileniwm), also known as Anfield South in Cardiff is the national stadium of Wales, used primarily for rugby union and football home internationals. ...


On 29 August 2005 Holland married his partner of fifteen years, Christabel McEwen, the former wife of Edward Lambton, 7th Earl of Durham. The wedding at St James's Church, near Rochester, was attended by stars including Ringo Starr, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry and Dawn French. Other guests included comedian Lenny Henry, film director Tim Pope with partner and actress Victoria Scarborough, singer Lulu, actress Jennifer Saunders and her husband Adrian Edmondson. August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward Lambton, 7th Earl of Durham (born 19 October 1961) is a British musician and a former member of the now defunct band, The Frozen Turkeys. He is better known as Ned Lambton. ... Rochester is a small town in Kent, at the lowest bridging point of the River Medway about 30 miles (50 km) from London. ... Richard Starkey, MBE (born 7 July 1940 in Liverpool),[1] known by his stage name Ringo Starr, is an English musician, singer and actor, best known as the drummer of The Beatles. ... Robbie Coltrane, OBE (born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950) is a Scottish Television and Film actor. ... Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, author, actor and filmmaker. ... Dawn French (born 11 October 1957) is a British comedian and actress best known for being part of a comic duo with her comic partner Jennifer Saunders and for playing the lead role in The Vicar of Dibley as Geraldine Granger. ... Lenworth George Henry, CBE, better known as Lenny Henry (born 29 August 1958), is an English entertainer. ... Tim Pope is an award-winning film director most famous for his music videos, but also for having directed feature films and for having a brief pop career. ... Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, OBE, (born 3 November 1948 in Lennoxtown, Stirlingshire), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, actor, model, and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business from the 1960s through the 2000s. ... Jennifer Saunders Jennifer Jane Saunders (born July 6, 1958 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire) is an English comedian, actress, and comedy writer. ... Adrian Charles Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English actor, comedian, director, and writer. ...


In September 2006 he was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Kent. The Deputy Lieutenant is the deputy to the Lord Lieutenant of a county. ...


In December 2006, Jools became the latest legendary artist to appear at Capital Gold Legends Live, a series of up-close-and-personal gigs hosted by leading national radio station Capital Gold. Capital Gold is a radio station which started in London in 1988 on Capital Radios AM frequency, as the British government urged radio stations to end simulcasting (broadcasting the same programmes simultaneously on FM and AM) and threatened to remove one of their frequencies if simulcasting continued. ...


A Squeeze reunion tour was announced in March 2007,[2] but it has not yet been announced if Jools will be participating.


Holland is also a virtuoso Hammond organ player, and was seen demonstrating his skills to Jo Brand in the BBC documentary series Play It Again. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Joanne Brand was born 3rd May 1957 in Hastings, East Sussex. ... Play It Again is a documentary series on BBC One, featuring celebrities trying to learn to play musical instruments. ...


He has a country house near Hadleigh in Suffolk. Map sources for Hadleigh at grid reference TM0242 Hadleigh is an ancient town in Suffolk, East Anglia, England. ... Suffolk (pronounced ) is a large historic and modern non-metropolitan county in East Anglia, England. ...

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Discography

  • 1978 "Boogie Woogie '78" (EP)
  • 1981 Jools Holland and His Millionaires
  • 1984 Jools Holland Meets Rock 'A' Boogie Billy (U.S. release only)
  • 1990 World Of His Own
  • 1991 The Full Complement
  • 1992 "Together Again" (single with Sam Brown)
  • 1992 The A-Z Geographer's Guide To The Piano
  • 1994 Solo Piano
  • 1994 Live Performance
  • 1996 Sex & Jazz & Rock & Roll
  • 1997 Lift The Lid
  • 1998 Best Of
  • 1999 Sunset Over London
  • 2000 Hop The Wag
  • 2001 Small World Big Band
  • 2002 SWBB Volume Two: More Friends
  • 2003 Jack O The Green (SWBB Friends 3)
  • 2004 Tom Jones & Jools Holland
  • 2005 Beatroute
  • 2005 Swinging the Blues, Dancing the Ska
  • 2006 Moving Out To The Country

It has been suggested that Childrens gramophone records be merged into this article or section. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Sam Brown is the name of several notable people: A singer/songwriter, daughter of Joe Brown; see Sam Brown (musician) An artist of explodingdog fame; see Sam Brown (artist) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Filmography

Film and TV with Jools Holland:

  • 1997 Spice World: Musical Director
  • 1994 There's No Business: Pianist
  • 1989 Juke Box Jury: Host (unknown episodes)
  • 1988 Sunday Night: Host (unknown episodes)
  • 1987 French and Saunders (Episode 1.5)
  • 1987 The Laughing Prisoner: No. 7
  • 1987 Filthy Rich & Catflap: Strip Show Pianist (Episode #1.3)
  • 1987 Eat the Rich: Sun Reporter
  • 1984 The Young Ones: Punk (Episode entitled "Summer Holiday")
  • 1983 Rebellious Jukebox: Compere
  • 1982 The Tube (Episodes 1.5-1.9)
  • 1982 Police: Around the World

French & Saunders is a British sketch comedy television show starring and written by comedy team Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders, and is also the name by which they are known on the rare occasions when they appear elsewhere as a double act. ...

References

  1. ^ "Sunday Night" episodes #104 (1988), #113 (1989), #114 (1989), #121 (1989)
  2. ^ Squeezefan.com/Tour News. Squeezefan.com. Retrieved on 2007-03-13.

2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ...

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Later with Jools Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (257 words)
It is notable for its musical diversity and adventurism, as it draws from a large palette of both popular and World music, and each show features around five bands with a variety of styles performing for each other and a small studio audience.
Later with Jools Holland is distinguished from otherwise similar television music shows, thanks to the jam session involving all of his invited guests, along with Holland on piano, at the beginning of each programme.
Because of Holland's relaxed and confident presentation and the diversity of musical styles the series is seen by many as a fitting successor to the Old Grey Whistle Test.
Jools Holland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (279 words)
Jools Holland at the Tsunami Relief concert in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium, January 22nd 2005
Julian Miles Holland OBE, known as Jools Holland, (born January 24, 1958), is a British pianist, bandleader, television presenter, architectural eccentric and pop music enthusiast.
In January 2005 Jools and his band performed with Eric Clapton as the headline act of the Tsunami relief concert in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.
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