Cleo Laine is an English
singer and an actress,
and is the only female performer to have received Grammy
nominations in the jazz,
music categories. She is noted for her scat
singing and vocal range. Though her natural range is that of a contralto
she is able to produce a "G above high
C" giving her an overall compass of well over three octaves.
Cleo Laine is the widow of jazz musician and composer Sir John
Dankworth. The couple had two children, Alec
both successful musicians.
Below is Cleo Laine with
family members, Emily
Dankworth and Jacqui