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Cleo Laine

Cleo Laine, Britain’s internationally famous “Queen of Jazz,” has a career that spans more than four decades. One of the most celebrated singers of our time, she commands a dazzling array of vocal styles and is the only singer ever to receive Grammy nominations in the Female Jazz, Popular, and Classical categories. Ms. Laine began her musical career in the early 50's in her native England. In her mid-twenties she joined and toured with the hugely successful British band led by the acclaimed John Dankworth.