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Scott Dunn Celebrates Richard Rodney Bennet

I Watch You Sleep

with Claire Martin and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

"She ranks among the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet"

Jazz Times USA

"Few vocalists are as elegant and eloquent as Claire Martin... she's one of the crown jewels of the jazz world."

All About Jazz

Seth MacFarlane & Claire Martin at BBC Proms

Upcoming Concerts

09-10
Dec 2023
UK
London

Claire Martin

Claire Martin trio with special guest Freddie Gavita on trumpet. Festive fun plus classy standards.
08:00pm Admission: £35.00.
0207 439 4962
16
Dec 2023
UK
Nottingham

Claire Martin & Jim Mullen

Claire Martin joins jazz giant Jim Mullen and ace bassist Adam King for her debut at Peggy’s. Two shows. 5pm and 8pm.
05:00pm Admission: £30.00.
21
Dec 2023
UK
Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Claire Martin & Jim Mullen

Claire Martin trio with Jim Mullen and Adam King.
07:30pm Admission: £15.00.

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I Watch You Sleep

Marking the 10th anniversary of the death of celebrated composer Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, ‘I Watch You Sleep’ is a tenderly curated album conceived by American conductor, arranger, and pianist Scott Dunn, featuring Claire Martin OBE with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, produced by Grammy Award winning Joshua Blair and Exec-produced by Richard’s dear friend and publisher Gill Graham.

2022 Parliamentary Jazz Awards

Claire Martin is absolutely thrilled to receive the 2022 Parliamentary Jazz Award in the “Jazz Vocalist of the Year” – her first in this category – made even more special by sharing a shortlist with high-calibre peers.

Claire Martin, OBE

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Claire Martin has released more than 20 albums on the prestigious Glasgow based Linn Records label.

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Claire Martin, OBE

Linn recording artist Claire Martin has to worldwide critical acclaim established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the proud recipient of the BASCA Gold Badge Award for her contribution to jazz.

Claire became a professional singer at 19 and two years later realised her dream of singing at Ronnie Scott’s legendary jazz club in London Soho. Signed to the prestigious Glasgow based Linn Records in 1990, Claire has since released 18 CDs with the label, collaborating with musical luminaries including Martin Taylor, John Martyn, Stephane Grappelli, Kenny Barron, Richard Rodney Bennett and Jim Mullen on many of these recordings.

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Easily the best British singer of her generation

The Times

Great Britain

There are few, if any, finer jazz singers than Claire Martin. She’s certainly the best the U.K. has produced, with her cunning mix of straight-ahead purity and interpretive legerdemain.

JazzTimes

USA

A wonderful example of the incredible talent we have here on our shores

The Arts Desk

Great Britain

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Claire Martin créée une infusion de son magique de la musique jazz de chambre à partir d’un groupe éclectique d’auteurs-compositeurs.

Le BabillART

France

Ms. Martin’s many admirers will not be surprised by the impact she makes with her cool approach, and newcomers to her art will find a reason to believe.

Deep Roots Magazine

USA

Claire Martin is that rare vocal artist never afraid to push the lyrical envelope!

Bop-N-Jazz

USA

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Claire Martin and Pete Long’s Croydon Omelette podcast

Cooked up in Croydon. Friends for more years than either care to remember, Claire Martin and Pete Long whip up a frothy mix of musical gems and fascinating insights from their shared love of jazz music past and present. Served with sparkling repartee and a generous dollop of humour.

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