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.