Atila Huseyin

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Atila Huseyin
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Background information
Born London, United Kingdom
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Website Official Website

Atila Huseyin is a British jazz singer.

Biography[edit]

In February 2002, Huseyin was invited by the British jazz musician Bill Ashton to work with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.[1][2] By June 2005, he had released his first solo CD called "Something Old, Something new" which gained positive reviews. Digby Fairweather stated that it is "the best I've heard from a British singer and orchestra since Dame Cleo and Sir John Dankworth's Shakespeare and All That Jazz".[3][4] His second album was called "How Do You Keep the Music Playing". In April 2006, Huseyin toured with the American musician Buddy Greco; afterwards, Greco stated that "I was knocked out by Atila. He has the voice and the class to show the world what great music is all about".[1] In 2008, Greco invited Huseyin to tour the United Kingdom, the highlights of this included an appearance with the BBC Big Band at the 30th Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Huseyin was born into a Turkish Cypriot family in London, United Kingdom.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Royal Albert Hall. "RECENT EVENTS - LATE NIGHT JAZZ - ATILA". Archived from the original on 2011-10-07. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  2. ^ BBC. "National Youth Jazz Orchestra". Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  3. ^ All in London. "Atila". Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  4. ^ CD Universe. "Atila Discography of CDs". Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  5. ^ London Evening Standard. "New talents take their chance". Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  6. ^ Londra Gazete. "Jazz singer Atila to appear at Ronnie Scott's". Archived from the original on 2011-10-02. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 

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