Matthew Frederick Monro (born 21 February 1964) is an English singer. The son of the Matt Monro, he often performing his father's work.
In 1977, when Monro junior was 13, he was invited by his father to join him on stage to perform a duet. In 1986, a year after his father’s death, a tribute was organised at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London in which Monro junior performed to over 2000 people. He then appeared on the UK television programme, Opportunity Knocks. He followed this by doing three years on the performing "circuit".
In 1989/90 he toured Britain with Cannon and Ball and Hinge and Bracket and from this developed his act which he'd tour with a 9-piece band, performing his own version of his father’s songs.
When he signed with EMI in 1995 modern technology enabled him to sing with his father again. The album, 'Matt Sings Monro', is a collection of Matt Monro songs, rearranged as duets featuring Monro junior and senior.
He sang to a 1200 strong sell-out engagement at the Dublin National Concert Hall in December 1995 and has played in the Philippines for the former First Lady, Imelda Marcos.
In 2005, saw him touring England with a new show The Legend Lives On which was a year in the making and took him to over 40 concert venues across England. He toured the same show in 2006. In the last few years he has been working with his late father’s musical director, Colin Keyes. In 2009, he signed a 10 year recording contract with One Media Publishing.
He lives in Spain and spends the majority of his time touring.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
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