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|
|Labels:||EastWest, I.R.S. Records|
|Associated acts:||Squeeze, Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra|
|Facebook:||Jools Holland's Facebook profile|
|IMDb:||Jools Holland's IMDb|
About Jools Holland
BBC personality and founder/keyboardist of British pop band Squeeze.
He was a session musician who contributed to Wayne County & the Electric Chairs' F*ck Off from 1976.
He hosted Later...with Jools Holland on BBC2, Jools Holland on BBC Radio 2, and Hootenanny on an annual basis.
He married Christabel McEwan on August 30, 2005, after a 15-year courtship.
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- English bandleaders
- English rock pianists
- I.R.S. Records artists
- Squeeze (band) members
- Boogie-woogie pianists
- Deputy Lieutenants of Kent
- BBC Radio 2 presenters
- English new wave musicians