Jools Holland

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Date of Birth January 24, 1958
Place of Birth England
Age 63 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Jools Holland

Julian Miles "Jools" Holland, OBE, DL is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter. He was an original member of the band Squeeze and his work has involved him with many artists including Sting, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler, George Harrison, David Gilmour, Magazine, The The and Bono. Since 1992, he has hosted Later... with Jools Holland, a music-based show aired on BBC2, on which his annual show Hootenanny is based. Holland is a published author and appears on television shows besides his own and contributes to radio shows. In 2004 he collaborated with Tom Jones on an album of traditional R&B music. On BBC Radio 2 Holland also regularly hosts the weekly programme Jools Holland, a mix of live and recorded music and general chat and features studio guests, along with members of his orchestra.

Birth name: Julian Miles Holland
Born: January 24, 1958, Blackheath, London, England
Genres: Boogie-woogie, Jazz, Blues, R&B, Punk rock, New wave, Ska
Occupation(s): Musician, composer, television presenter, bandleader
Instruments: Piano, keyboards, vocals, guitar
Years active: 1974–present
Labels: EastWest, I.R.S. Records
Associated acts: Squeeze, Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
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About Jools Holland

BBC personality and founder/keyboardist of British pop band Squeeze.

Before Fame

He was a session musician who contributed to Wayne County & the Electric Chairs' F*ck Off from 1976.

Achievement

He hosted Later...with Jools Holland on BBC2, Jools Holland on BBC Radio 2, and Hootenanny on an annual basis.

Family Life

He married Christabel McEwan on August 30, 2005, after a 15-year courtship.

Associations

His work allowed him to collaborate with various artists such as Eric Clapton, Sting, George Harrison, and Bono.

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