Rachael Calladine

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Biography

With a career spanning over 20 years Rachael Calladine brings a vast and versatile night of entertainment to your event. Originally from the UK she is regarded as one of the country's top Soul and Jazz vocalists.

UK appearances include over 25 shows at world famous Jazz club Ronnie Scotts, London (with her own UK band), as well as appearances at other top venues in the UK and Europe such as The Jazz Cafe London, The 606 Club London, Cafe De Paris London, La Pigalle London, Nachtcafe Munich, The Blue Note Milan and many, many more.

Her lead vocal duties have included extensive touring with UK based, million record selling, hip hop/jazz group US3 (Blue Note, EMI), sharing the bill with artists such as Jamiroquai, The Brand New Heavies, Incognito, Joss Stone and The Prodigy! She has provided backing vocals for The Spice Girls (UK tour, The Brit Awards), Melanie C and Kylie Minogue amongst others, whilst her Jazz credentials include lead vocals for the National Youth Jazz Orchestra UK, The London Jazz Festival and appearances alongside Jazz greats such as The Yellowjackets, Louis Hayes, Monty Alexander, Clarie Martin, Ian shaw, Liane Carroll and the late John Dankworth.

Also a recording artist in her own right Rachael has written and recorded 3 solo albums and has numerous releases worldwide on labels such as Universal (Giles Peterson Worldwide Vol 2)) Cafe Del Mar, Hed Kandi, Open Bar (New York) and Kwerk Records providing her with a healthy presence on Itunes for some time. She is currently working on her new solo album with leading producers/DJs in the Dubai area such as DJ Simon 'Schooly' Phillips and Greg Stainer.

Now based in Dubai, Rachael is establishing herself and one of THE voices in the region and her clients include Dubai International Jazz Festival, Abu Dhabi and Middle East Film Festivals, The Dubai World Cup, MBC Tv, Dubai Tv, Radio 1 and Radio 2, as well as regular appearances at The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, The Meydan Hotel, The Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi, The Atlantis, Emirates Towers and many many more. She can also often be heard providing the voice on many radio and tv commercials!

With a diverse and varied repertoire she is able to provide Jazz, Soul, Latin, Blues and Funk. A powerful and charismatic singer Rachael is guaranteed to reach her audience leaving them feeling good and wanting more....

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