Lance Ellington has become known as one of the UK’s most prominent male vocalists. Apart from recording and performing under his own name, his regular appearances on Strictly Come Dancing have endeared him to millions of UK dance and music fans. His charismatic style and sultry tones have entertained more than 30 million people all over the world.
His father Ray Ellington was one of England’s most famous jazz personalities, who along with his group The Ray Ellington Quartet performed as the house band on the legendary Goon Show.Lance recently created the show Ellington Sings Ellington where he skilfully blends the music of his father with that of Duke Ellington and some his own original compositions. He has just completed touring the UK with his eight piece band.
“It was fantastic to sing all the music that I love, including some of my father’s tunes. It’s amazing how many people just love songs like I’ve Got You Under My Skin and Let’s Face The Music and Dance,” said Lance.
His album Aspects of Ellington was released in 2010.
Lance has worked with many of the world’s absolutely top recording artists, including Sting, George Michael, Robbie Williams and Michael Jackson, to mention just a few, and he is one of the UK’s busiest session singers, lending his voice to all manner of records and ads.
He is looking forward to continuing to tour Ellington Sings Ellington and is starting to record a new album next year.