Guest, Julie Dennis

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Julie Dennis
Julie Dennis, Singer
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Singer
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Born in Liverpool, Julie was, from the beginning recognised as an important new talent in Jazz. Working with such significant names as Stan Tracey, Bobby Wellins, Don Wellar, Harry Becket, Jean Toussant, Courtney Pine and many more. This work culminated in her touring the UK and Europe with The Charlie Watts Big Band. More recently, Julie had contributed to the last two Acoustic Alchemy albums and is completing her own unplugged and plugged in albums for release at the end of the year.

Collective Breaks
Julie has appeared on recordings for record labels as diverse as Rough Trade through to BMG and appeared in front of 20,000 people at festivals across Europe from Belguim to Holland, Germany to Greece. Her radio work is as varied as John Peel to Radio 2 Night Owl and Jazz FM. She has had residencies at Ronnie Scott's, wrote and performed with Mikis Theodorakis and has written and produced for George Michael's Aegean label. Julie's more recent work has seen her writing and performing with A Guy Called Gerald (Voodoo Ray), for his long awaiting "To All Things What They Need". Writing and recording for the Sensei record label and DJ Asle, along with a series of recordings for Circulation, Hoochie Papa, Albert Costello, Sultan and Ned Shepherd at Harem.

Collaborations
Julie was signed to Yoshitoshi Records (Deep Dish) for her huge club hit single "Sugar" with her crew Dyad 10. Pete Tong championed the Tocadisco mix on Radio 1, having previously played the Nika & Asle mix. Julis has also work on tracks with Matt Darey, AlB Rich, Bassnectar, Dawn Patrol, DJ Asle, Alex Santer, Steen Thottrup & Nicka (Miro), Grandbrother, Judge Jools and many more.

Her last three releases were "Sugar", "Cut 2 The Chase", "Fever" and her own album "Silvatung on Blue Sand". Currently working on a new album "Thieves of Promise", a double release, the first being "Thieves of Promise: Unplugged", the acoustic version and the second, the same numbers remixed by a variety of artists, "Thieves of Promise: Plugged-In".