CLEVELAND WATKISS

Vocal Jazz / World Fusion / RnB / Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop • United Kingdom
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Born in the East End of London, virtuoso vocalist, actor and composer Cleveland Watkiss studied the voice at the London School of Singing with opera coach Arnold Rose and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Cleveland was also one of the co-founders of the vastly influential Jazz Warriors big band. His vocals can be heard on their debut album, Out of Many People, which won a video award in Japan.

Cleveland was then entered for the Wire/Guardian Jazz Awards and was voted best vocalist for three consecutive years, and was the opening act of choice for two of the worlds greatest female jazz vocalists Cassandra Wilson and Abbey Lincoln. John Fordham, the Guardian music journalist accurately describes Cleveland as "arriving on the scene with a bang”.

His amazing vocal experiences have seen him perform with many diverse artists from around the world such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dusseldorf
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Green ChimneysGreen Chimneys
Polygram Records 1991
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Victory's Happy Songbook by Cleveland Watkiss (2002-09-30)Victory's Happy Songbook by Cleveland Watkiss (2002-09-30)
Infrared
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Vocalsuite the Studio SessionsVocalsuite the Studio Sessions
CD Baby 2010
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Cleveland Watkiss / Spend Some TimeCleveland Watkiss / Spend Some Time
Urban
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Torch of Freedom [Vinyl]Torch of Freedom [Vinyl]
Infracom 2002
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CLEVELAND WATKISS Green Chimneys album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Green Chimneys
Vocal Jazz 1989
CLEVELAND WATKISS Blessing In Disguise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blessing In Disguise
World Fusion 1991
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Project 23
Jazz Related Electronica/Hip-Hop 1996
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Victory's Happy Songbook
RnB 2002
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Vocalsuite: The Studio Sessions
Vocal Jazz 2011

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