Melanie O’Reilly hosts ” Jazz on the Bay” : Episode 11: Dame Cleo Laine & Sir John Dankworth
9am – 10am (California)/ 5pm – 6pm (Ireland)
In this episode of Jazz on the Bay, Irish jazz singer Melanie O’Reilly meets British jazz aristocrats singer Dame Cleo Laine and sax player/arranger/bandleader Sir John Dankworth during their stay at Sonoma County, California where they had made their second home for some years. Together they share their exciting music careers, their personal stories, and their passion and remarkable vision which led to their groundbreaking jazz education foundation Wavendon AllMusic Plan now known internationally as Wavendon Stables. Originally broadcast on RTE Radio 1, Ireland’s National Broadcaster.
This program was part of the “Jazz on the Bay” series which won the Irish National Music PPI Award in the specialist music category.