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Julian Miles "Jools" Holland OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958) is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, and television presenter. Jools Holland was a founder of the band Squeeze, and his work has involved him with many artists including Sting, Eric Clapton, The Who, David Gilmour and Bono. In 1983 Jools Holland played an extended piano solo on The The's re-recording of "Uncertain Smile" for the album Soul Mining. In 1987, Jools Holland formed The Jools Holland Big Band which consisted of himself and Gilson Lavis from Squeeze. Jools Holland will be performing live in UK.Get your tickets for Jools Holland from Ticket Royale at best prices. Bookmark and Share ticketroyale.com


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Julian Miles "Jools" Holland (Jools Holland) OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958) is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer, and television presenter. Jools Holland was a founder of the band Squeeze, and his work has involved him with many artists including Sting, Eric Clapton, The Who, David Gilmour and Bono. Jools Holland is a published author and appears on television shows besides his own and contributes to radio shows. In 2004, he collaborated with Tom Jones on an album of traditional R&B music. Jools Holland currently hosts Later... with Jools Holland, a music-based show aired on BBC2.



Jools Holland was a founding member of UK pop band Squeeze which was formed in March 1974. Jools Holland played the keyboard with the group until after the band produced its third album in 1981 when Jools Holland left for a solo career. Holland began issuing solo records in 1978, his first EP being Boogie Woogie '78. Jools Holland continued his solo career through the early 1980s, releasing an album and several singles between 1981 and 1984.



In 1983 Jools Holland played an extended piano solo on The The's re-recording of "Uncertain Smile" for the album Soul Mining. In 1985, Squeeze (which had continued in Holland's absence through to 1982) unexpectedly regrouped. Jools Holland was again the keyboard player for the band until 1990. At that point, he again departed Squeeze on amicable terms to resume his solo career as a musician and a TV host.



In 1987, Jools Holland formed The Jools Holland Big Band which consisted of himself and Gilson Lavis from Squeeze. This gradually became his 18-piece Rhythm & Blues Orchestra. Jools Holland has a touring band, The Rhythm And Blues Orchestra, which often includes singers Sam Brown and Ruby Turner. In January 2005 Jools Holland and his band performed with Eric Clapton as the headline act of the Tsunami Relief Cardiff. Between 1988 and 1990 he performed and co-hosted along with David Sanborn during the two seasons of the music performance program Sunday Night on NBC late-night television.



Jools Holland received an OBE in 2003 in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, for services to the British music industry as a television presenter and musician. Jools Holland was appointed an Honorary Fellow of Canterbury Christ Church University at a ceremony held at Canterbury Cathedral on 30 January 2009. Jools Holland 2007 autobiography, Barefaced Lies and Boogie Woogie Boasts was BBC Radio 4 "Book of the Week" in the week beginning 8 October 2007 and was read by Holland. He is the author or joint author of four other books.



On 29 August 2005 Jools Holland married Christabel McEwen, his girlfriend of fifteen years. The wedding at St James's Church, Cooling near Rochester, was attended by many celebrities, including Ringo Starr, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry, Lenny Henry, Noel Gallagher, Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.