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'Stranger On The Shore' Jazz Icon Dies

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

Jazz singer and clarinettist Acker Bilk has died at the age of 85, his manager said today. The performer was best known for writing and performing ...

Lessons in Becoming a Young Entrepreneur: Learning How to Support Young Talent

Kimberly Dickson | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kimberly Dickson

As a young female entrepreneur, meeting other like-minded individuals has become the weekly norm. I have been lucky enough to talk to some of the most inspiring young people in the UK, and understand the challenges and obstacles young people face when starting up a business...

One To Watch In 2014: Violet Skies

Bwoywonder | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

Hailing from Wales, where talent seems to run in the valleys (Charlotte Church, Tom Jones, Gareth Bale!) Violet Skies is but a young female solo artist with a singing voice soft and yet, I imagine, distinctive enough to hush a room full of boisterous voices.

New UK Artist David Stewart Says "Pressure Makes Me Work Better"

Bwoywonder | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

If you were to cross the looks of 80s Johnny Depp with present day Orlando Bloom, add a stage-resonating voice spawned from cruise ship performing parents, finish off with the talents of a drummer, guitarist and pianist, then Voila! you'd have David Stewart.

Soul Singer Obenewa Releases Acapella Song 'Make Believe'

Bwoywonder | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

Obenewa the London soul singer, guitarist and pianist has momentarily put her instruments away and decided to use nothing but her voice to create the...

The Voice of Carl Frenais

Rita Pal | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rita Pal

Carl Frenais describes himself as a "Singer-Songwriter-Guitarist" based in beautiful Cochin, India. To legions of his female fans, Carl is a handsome young singer with a voice of silk that reminds us of a young Elvis Presley.

Stage Fright: Practical Tips for Managing It

Charlotte Tomlinson | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Charlotte Tomlinson

It may sound obvious, but one of the most important aspects of keeping stage fright at bay, is to know what you are performing, and to know it really well. Don't kid yourself that you can wing it. Most of the time, you can't and it is wise to assume you can't.

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912), Britain's Foremost Black Classical Composer: The Centenary Legacy

Hilary Burrage | Posted 29.10.2012 | Home
Hilary Burrage

one hundred years after his death, the story and legacy of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, the British child of mixed heritage born with little initial privilege but so much to offer, now unfolds.

Underworld Star Taken lll After Opening Ceremony

PA | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Underworld star Rick Smith has been taken ill after the dance act masterminded the music for last night's three-hour London 2012 opening ceremony. ...

VV Brown on VV Vintage - Talking Sustainable Fashion

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Style
Akeela Bhattay

Musician and model, VV Brown's transition to the world of fashion seems like a fluid and natural journey and perhaps even expected of musicians these days. But unlike many of her peers, VV's venture into fashion has been woven with values that reveal the brand as one that is compassionate, thoughtful and innovative.

London Calling... Introducing Emeli Sandé (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Crane.tv

A couple of years ago medical student Emeli Sandé was just like any other student, spending her days writing essays, cramming for exams and dissecting the odd body part.