Tina May

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Tina May
Born (1961-03-30) 30 March 1961 (age 55)
Origin Gloucester, U.K.
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1980 – Present
Labels 33 Jazz Records, Linn Records
Website www.tinamay.com

Tina May (born 30 March 1961, in Gloucester, U.K.) is an English female jazz vocalist who has recorded several albums on the 33 Jazz Records label. She lived in Frampton-on-Severn when she was young, and attended Stroud High School. Her albums for the 33 Jazz Records label feature bands including her ex-husband, drummer Clark Tracey. May has also worked with Tony Coe and Nikki Iles.[1] Other recordings include Stan Sulzmann, Ray Bryant ( see The Penguin Jazz Guide. The History of the Music in 1001 Best Albums) and very recently, Enrico Pieranunzi .


1992: Never Let Me Go 33, Jazz Records
1993: Fun, 33 Jazz Records
1994: It Ain't Necessarily So, 33 Jazz Records
1995: Time Will Tell, 33 Jazz Records
1998: Change of Sky, 33 Jazz Records
1998: N 'oublie Jamais, 33 Jazz Records
1999: One Fine Day, 33 Jazz Records
2000: Live in Paris, 33 Jazz Records
2003: Early May, 33 Jazz Records
2003: I'll Take Romance, Linn Records
2004 More Than You Know. 33 Jazz Records
2006 Tina May sings the Ray Bryant Songbook. 33 Jazz Records
2006 A Wing and a Prayer with Stan Sulzmann and Nikki Iles. 33 Jazz Records.
2009 I Never Told You. 33 Jazz Records.
2011 No More Hanky Panky. Paris Quintet. 33 Jazz Records
2011 Tina May sings ' Piaf ' -Celebrating a Legend. 33 Jazz Records
2013 'Troubadours' Tina May and Dylan Fowler . 33 Jazz Records ( itunes)
2013 ' Musica Paradiso' ( Songs and Stories from the Silver Screen.) Quadrant Records
2014 Divas. Hep Records
2014 My Kinda Love. Hep Records
2015 Home is Where the Heart is. with Enrico Pieranunzi. 33 Jazz Records

As guest vocalist[edit]

1993: It's a Soul Thing — with UTE, 33 Jazz Records
1994: Undertones Volume 1 (One Movement)
1994: Down to Earth Volume 1 (Planet Earth)
1994: Transatlantic Airs — with Michael Hashim, 33 Jazz Records
2000: Ellington's Sacred Music — with Stan Tracey Jazz Orchestra & the Durham Cathedral Choir, 33 Jazz Records
2007 Cornucopia 2 with Humphrey Lyttelton on Caligraph Records
2011 Holland Park Non-Stop - with Frank Griffith Big Band . Hep Records


  1. ^ Carr, Ian; Fairweather, Digby; Priestley, Brian (2004). The Rough Guide to Jazz. Rough Guides. pp. 99–. ISBN 9781843532569. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 

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