Jazz – Midlands

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Nigel Walton – Sponsor of Jazz – Midlands

Introducing Mister Nigel Walton, a dedicated and hard working multi-talented vocalist and entertainer from the Isle of Man, now based in the Midlands.

Nigel first sang at his Isle of Man school at an early age as Prince Birdsong singing Green Sleeves. He also recited poetry there every Wednesday afternoon. In no time he was acting, winning trophies and accolades along the way. In his teens he appeared in many roles including The Man Who Came to Dinner at the Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man.  As a younger man he relocated to the Netherlands, where out of the blue he was discovered singing in a Haarlem Jazz bar by Jose Koning, a professional Latin American singer who invited him to her home for a private audition. She encouraged him to pursue his love of singing which lead him to train and work with the Amsterdam Podium Kunst in 2000 with Annelisa Post and Alexandra Van Marken. He later secured his first professional engagement with the Glenn Miller Tribute Orchestra at the Amsterdam Hilton, later appearing in the Elvis Presley Exhibition at the Rai, Amsterdam, followed briefly by an appearance in the Dutch news media singing in Memories from Elvis. Nigel also had two candlelight concerts in his then home town of Hillegom accompanied by Christan Grotenbreg, the celebrated pianist and composer who has famously collaborated with Randy Crawford and Madeline Bell among others.

Now back in the UK, professionally tutored by Chloe Jean Bishop at the Digbeth Music Academy in Birmingham, and now studying in London with Robert Bicknell, the TV and voice coach he continues to pursue his love of singing and entertaining whenever and wherever he can. He’s available for your Wedding, Party or Corporate Event – Catch him soon at a venue near you.

Website Address: http://nigelwaltonmusic.co.uk  Tel: 07968 010454

Email: walton53@hotmail.co.uk

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Gloria Sunset

The Gloria Sunset Duo – Award Winning Act

Winner of The National Vintage Awards – Best Performer, Gloria Sunset and her guitarist Dave Page bring you the best old fashioned jazz and blues from the 20’s- 50’s and bring it up to date with retro pop from Caro Emerald to Pink Martini. Due to other musical commitments they are only available for a very limited number of weddings each year. Book them while you can

Website Address: www.gloriasunset.com    Tel: 07909 968 960

Email Address: gloriasunset@outlook.com

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