Blackheath, London - United Kingdom
Jools Holland parlayed his considerable skill as a boogie-woogie pianist into superstardom as a television host, a gig so popular he was awarded an OBE. An unlikely journey for a keyboardist who came to fame founding the band Squeeze. He launched a live music program that became a British institution in the ensuing decades while also recording and touring with his Big Band and side projects.
Jazz, Rhythm and Blues (R&B), Boogie Woogie, Blues, Punk Rock, New Wave, Ska