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John Dankworth

as, cl, 1927-2010 GB, London Borough of Redbridge
Musician / Composer of Jazz
A.k.a. Sir John Phillip William Dankworth Johnny Dee (15) Joshua Renault-Williams Virgil Nameless (2)

British jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, and band leader. Often known as Johnny Dankworth. Born: 20 September 1927, Woodford, Essex, England, UK. Died: 7 February 2010, Marylebone, London, England, UK (age 82). Husband of jazz singer Cleo Laine. Together they lived next to and founded "The Stables" (aka "The Stables Theatre") music venue in 1970, in the old stables block in the grounds of their home in the village of Wavendon (near Milton Keynes), Buckinghamshire, UK.

     
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Clarinet
  • Saxophone
  • Soprano sax
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Mad About the Boy on A Lover and His Lass by Cleo Laine, John Dankworth & Dankworth Seven
Modesty Blaise - Main Theme on Modesty Blaise by John Dankworth
Bossa Palma Nova on Fathom - Original Soundtrack Recording by John Dankworth
A Love Like Ours on A Lover and His Lass by Cleo Laine, John Dankworth & Dankworth Seven
I'm on a See-Saw on A Lover and His Lass by Cleo Laine, John Dankworth & Dankworth Seven
You're Blasé on A Lover and His Lass by Cleo Laine, John Dankworth & Dankworth Seven
Hideaway on Boom by John Barry
Spread a Little Happiness on A Lover and His Lass by Cleo Laine, John Dankworth & Dankworth Seven
Fathom's Theme on Fathom - Original Soundtrack Recording by John Dankworth
U.S Radio Station Promotion (Bonus Track) on Modesty Blaise by John Dankworth

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
John Dankworth: Jazz & SwingJohn Dankworth2017Compil.
Helter SkelterJoe Harriott & Co Feat. John Dankworth & Tubby Hayes2017Compil.
Music For Clarinet And PianoEmma Johnson, Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, John Dankworth2009Album
Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960-1973John Dankworth2009Compil.
When You're ReadyNational Youth Jazz Orchestra, Evan Jolly Special Guest John Dankworth2008Album
JadyadieJohn Dankworth, Alec Dankworth2008Album
About 42 Years LaterJohn Dankworth & Danny Moss2007Album
Big Band, 1920s-1970sJohn Dankworth2004Album
British Jazz Legends TogetherKenny Ball, Acker Bilk, John Chilton's Feetwarmers, John Dankworth, Humphrey Lyttelton, Don Lusher, George Melly2001Album
British Jazz Legends TogetherKenny Ball, Acker Bilk, John Chilton's Feetwarmers, John Dankworth, Humphrey Lyttelton, Don Lusher, George Melly2001Album
The Best Of John DankworthJohn Dankworth1999Compil.
The Roulette YearsJohn Dankworth1991Compil.
Bebop In Britain - Disc Three - The Pace Setters 2 - John DankworthJohn Dankworth1991Compil.
All That JazzJohn Dankworth, Humphrey Lyttelton1990Album
InnovationsJohn Dankworth Conducts The London Symphony Orchestra1988Album
Echoes of Harlem: The Music of Duke EllingtonJohn Dankworth1988Album
Crossing Over The BridgeJohn Dankworth Conducts The London Symphony Orchestra1987Album
Symphonic FusionsJohn Dankworth Conducts The London Symphony Orchestra1986Album
Concrete CowsNational Youth Jazz Orchestra Featuring John Dankworth1986Album
1953 - 1958John Dankworth Featuring Cleo Laine With The John Dankworth Orchestra And The The Johnny Dankworth Seven1984Compil.
MetroRod Argent, John Dankworth1983Album
Gone Hitchin'John Dankworth1983Album
Fair Oak FusionsJohn Dankworth1982Album
Prelude To A KissJohn Dankworth1981Album
Showbix Personalities of 1977Cleo Laine & John Dankworth1978Album
The Last Tycoon / Thought For LauraJohn Dankworth1976Single
The Carlo Krahmer Memorial AlbumCarlo Krahmer With Jimmy McPartland, Marian McPartland, Stéphane Grappelli, Val Burton, Sam Donahue And John Dankworth1976Compil.
At The Robert Mayer Christmas ConcertEdward Heath, John Dankworth1974Album
And London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Conducted By Hugo Rignold – Improvisation For Jazzband And Symphony Orchestra / Ebony Concerto / Rendezvous For Jazz Band And Symphony OrchestraJohn Dankworth1973Album
Johnny Dankworth / Billy StrayhornJohn Dankworth / Billy Strayhorn1972Compil.
The Sophisticated Johnnie DankworthJohn Dankworth1969Album
Stories In Movement Nos.1-4Peter Wishart, David Lord, John Dankworth1969Album
"Stories In Movement" - 4 King MonkeyJohn Dankworth1969Single
Fathom (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album)John Dankworth1967Album
Salt & Pepper (Original Motion Picture Score)John Dankworth1967Album
Modesty BlaiseDavid & Jonathan Sing John Dankworth1966Single
Casanova '70 / Darling / Marriage Italian StyleArmando Trovaioli / John Dankworth1966Compil.
Modesty BlaiseDavid & Jonathan Sing John Dankworth1966Single
The Idol (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)John Dankworth1966Album
Modesty BlaiseJohn Dankworth1966Album
DarlingDirk Bogarde, John Dankworth1965Single
Sigh No More LadiesCleo Laine With John Dankworth1964Single
Shakespeare And All That JazzCleo Laine Featuring John Dankworth1964Album
Collaboration!John Dankworth And The London Philharmonic Orchestra1962Album
CannonballJohn Dankworth1962Single
All Clare / Melbourne MarathonJohn Dankworth1957Single
CoquetteJohn Dankworth1957Single
5 Steps To DankworthJohn Dankworth1957Album
Ain't That Just Like A Woman / AccidentJohn DankworthSingle
From Seven On...John DankworthAlbum
Sir William Walton's FaçadeCleo Laine, Annie Ross With John DankworthAlbum
Improvisation For Jazzband And Symphony Orchestra / Ebony Concerto / Rendezvous For Jazz Band And Symphony OrchestraJohn Dankworth And The London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Hugo RignoldAlbum
John Dankworth And His MusicJohn DankworthCompil.
The Big Band Sound Of Johnny DankworthJohn DankworthCompil.
Doggin' Around/You Turned The Tables On Me/Tea For Two/Hodge-PodgeJohn Dankworth, Louis Armstrong, The Paul Smith Trio, Johnny HodgesSingle
Experiments With Mice / ApplecakeJohn DankworthAlbum
Big Band Par ExcellenceJohn DankworthAlbum
Jazz For DancingJohn DankworthAlbum
African Waltz / El WatusiJohn Dankworth, Ray BarrettoSingle
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