John Dankworth

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Sir John Phillip William Dankworth, CBE (20 September 1927 – 6 February 2010), known in his early career as Johnny Dankworth, was an English jazz composer, saxophonist and clarinetist, and writer of film scores. With his wife, jazz singer Dame Cleo Laine, he was a music educator and also served as her music director.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 5 Steps to Dankworth John Dankworth 1
1960 England's Ambassador of Jazz Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra 1
1964 Shakespeare and All That Jazz Cleo Laine featuring John Dankworth 1
1965 Zodiac Variations John Dankworth His Orchestra & Guests 1
1988 Misty London Symphony Orchestra & John Dankworth 1
2009 Let’s Slip Away: Film and TV 1960-1973, Vol. 1 & 2 Johnny Dankworth 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2008 5 Steps to Dankworth / Journey Into Jazz John Dankworth 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1959 London to Newport Johnny Dankworth and his Orchestra at Newport 1
2001 Live in Manhattan Cleo Laine & John Dankworth 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Modesty Blaise John Dankworth 2

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