liane carroll

Liane has recorded four albums for Splash Point Records - Billy No Mates, Standard Issue and the ballads CD, Slow Down. Her fourth, Live at The Lampie, she recorded with pianist Brian Kellock, live at The Blue Lamp in Aberdeen. It is released in May'09. In Feb'08 she launched her first DVD, Liane Live, filmed at Brecon. Liane won the BEST VOCALIST and the BEST OF JAZZ Award at the BBC Jazz Awards 2005. In 2006 she won BEST VOCALIST at the Marston’s Pedigree British Jazz Awards and in 2007 the first Ronnie Scott Award for best jazz vocalist. Liane was delighted to receive yet another accolade when in 2008 she was awarded Best Vocalist at The Parliamentary Jazz Awards.

albums


Live at The Lampie
Click on the titles below to hear some excerpts.
Love For Sale
Alfie
Falling In Love With Love
Come Rain or Shine

Liane Carroll • Slow Down (2007)
SPR004CD
track title listen
1 Memphis In June
2 All The Way
3 Lazy Susan
4 You Can't Slow My Heart Down
5 Let Me Be What You Be To Me
6 Catch The Wind
7 In My Solitude
8 Willow Weep For Me
9 The World Stopped Turning
10 All Of Me
11 One Fine Day
12 If I Loved You
Ian Shaw - piano
13 Lazy Afternoon
14 Take It With Me

 

Liane Carroll • Billy No Mates (2003)
SPR001CD
track title listen
1 It Never Entered My Mind
2 Don't Blame Me
3 In The Wee Small Hours
4 Three Sheets To The Wind
5 Picture In A Frame
6 Fever/This City Never Sleeps
7 Fly Little Bird
8 A Foggy Day
9 Dublin Morning
10 River
11 A Beautiful Friendship
12 Billy No Mates
Liane Carroll • Standard Issue (2005)
SPR003CD
track title listen
1 That Old Black Magic
2 The Briar And The Rose
3 Three Sheets To The Wind
4 Eleanor Rigby
5 How Insensitive
with Bobby Wellins and John Parricelli
6 California Shoeshine Boys
7 He's A Runner
8 At Seventeen
9 They Can't Take That Away From Me
10 You've Got A Friend
featuring Ian Shaw
11 I Only Have Eyes For You
12 I Wish You Love

Acclaim for Standard Issue

“Highly recommended - I love it”

Michael Parkinson

“The real thing”

Independent On Sunday

“Utterly brilliant”

Time Out

“Standard Issue? Hardly”

Jazz Rag

“Her most ambitious release yet,
fizzing with creative energy”

The Observer

“All the zest of her live performances”

Evening Standard

Billy No Mates, 2003 (SPR001CD)

Splash Point Records released Liane Carroll's first ever solo vocal/piano album. It was re-released in eco-packaging in June 2011.

TRACK LISTING
1 It never entered my mind
2 Don’t blame me
3 In the wee small hours
4 Three sheets to the wind
5 Picture in a frame
6 Fever/Just a feeling
7 Fly little bird
8 A foggy day in London town
9 Dublin morning
10 The river
11 A beautiful friendship
12 Billy no mates

biography

Born in London and raised in Hastings, Liane Carroll has been playing the piano since she was three. Her singing and piano playing have made her well known the around the world. Liane has been performing as a professional pianist and singer since the age of fifteen. She has toured and recorded with artists such as Gerry Rafferty, Ladysmith Black Mombasa and Paul McCartney.

"Without a doubt one of my all time favourites. She has a remarkable delivery, powerful and soulful but at the same time she can sing a ballad to make you cry. And a personality to die for (one of the most entertaining performers we have here)."
Steve Rubie, 606 Jazz Club, London

Liane won the BEST VOCALIST and the BEST OF JAZZ Award at the BBC Jazz Awards 2005. She is the only person ever to win two awards in one year. In 2006 she won BEST VOCALIST at the Marstons Pedigree British Jazz Awards and in 2007 she was awarded best female vocalist at the first Ronnie Scotts Jazz Awards.

Liane has recorded four CDs on the Splash Point Records label: Billy No Mates (solo piano and vocals, 2003), Standard Issue (band recording with guest artists at Abbey Road, 2005) and Slow Down (solo piano and vocals, 2007 released 27th September '07). Her fourth, Live at The Lampie she she recorded with pianist Brian Kellock, live at The Blue Lamp in Aberdeen. It is released in May'09. Feb '08 saw the release of her first DVD, Liane Live. It features the Liane Carroll Trio concert at Brecon Jazz Festival 2006. Filmed by the BBC and introduced by Julian Joseph, it features the trio on sparkling form, with a special guest appearance by Ian Shaw. Bonus Feature: Broadcaster Helen Mayhew's interview of Liane in Liane’s home town (Hastings UK), with an impromptu performance of Three Sheets to the Wind. This DVD sees Liane at the peak of her powers, with her passion, musicality and emotional honesty at their pinnacle. She is spectacularly supported in this by her virtuoso bass player husband Roger Carey, and drummer supreme Mark Fletcher. And just when things couldn't get any better... she is joined by another BBC Jazz Award winner, singer Ian Shaw, for their rousing duet on "You've Got a Friend".

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