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Jacqui Dankworth: I Can't Help Pouring My Heart Out

Read "Jacqui Dankworth: I Can't Help Pouring My Heart Out" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

Jacqui Dankworth is one of Britain's finest singers; a strikingly effective interpreter of lyrics blessed with a superb voice and the talent to delve deep into the emotional heart of a song. Whether it's nature or nurture, it's not too surprising that the daughter of Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine should have developed such a strong and distinctive vocal talent. What is, perhaps, more surprising is that, although Jacqui has worked with her family many times over the ...

ALBUM REVIEWS

Jacqui Dankworth: It Happens Quietly

Read "It Happens Quietly" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

It Happens Quietly is an album of great beauty. Singer Jacqui Dankworth is at the top of her game, investing this collection of songs with superb technique and humanity. She's ably assisted by superb musicians, and by some of the loveliest and most creative arrangements to grace a jazz record for some time. There's an element of poignancy too, as this album is the last work undertaken by Jacqui's father, Sir John Dankworth, before his death in 2010.