One of the UK’s finest Jazz singers and much loved performers Clare Teal explores timeless classics penned by the legendary musical storytellers of the last 100 years, and celebrates the giants of the Great American and British Song Books through to the work of more contemporary writers crafting the standards of today plus Clare’s own original compositions.
Accompanied by the renowned Hallé, conducted by Stephen Bell and arranged by British composer and trumpet maestro Guy Barker and celebrated jazz pianists Grant Windsor and Jason Rebello, the rich jazz infused repertoire includes songs from Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Tim Rice, made famous by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson and Peggy Lee.
To support the release Clare will be touring Twelve O’Clock Tales throughout 2016 with the inaugural concert at Bridgewater hall with the Halle on April 30th 2016.
The Hallé is now in its 158th season and ranks among the UK’s top symphonic ensembles with acclaimed performances worldwide
Twelve O’Clock Tales is Clare’s 15th Album and her 7th album released on MUD records.
Here's a film about hoe the record was made www.clareteal.co.uk/index.php/the-making-of-twelve-oclock-tales-clares-upcoming-album/
Shipping out on or around 30 April 2016