Clare Teal

Clare Teal is a singer and broadcaster who is famous not only for her singing, but also for having signed the biggest recording contract by a British jazz singer.

Clare Teal is on her mission to bring big band and swing to music lovers everywhere, to demonstrate that this genre is ever evolving and still relevant today.

Alongside her concerts, she presents her own live Big Band jazz show on Jazz FM  every Sunday night. Clare Teal won British Jazz Singer of the year in 2005, 2007, 2015 and 2017, BBC Jazz Singer of the Year in 2006 and Boisdale Jazz Singer of the year 2016.

She was awarded Arts & Entertainment Personality of the Year in 2004 and 2011 Yorkshire Awards, a coveted Gold Badge by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) in 2011.

Clare became an Ambassador for the National Jazz Archive in 2020.

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