AWARD WINNING MULTI-INSTRUMENTALIST, SINGER-SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER BASED IN SOUTH EAST ENGLAND AND WOODSTOCK, UPSTATE NEW YORK
'Dreamland', Jennifer's solo album is now available from CD Baby (here) and usual online outlets Amazon Music, Apple Itunes, Deezer, Spotify etc, and through Woodstock Arts in the Upstate NY area.
The album was recorded largely in Woodstock, Upstate New York, and features an all star band with Annie Whitehead (Elvis Costello, Dr John, Eric Clapton) on trombone and baritone horn, David Torn (David Bowie, K D Laing, David Sylvian) on guitar and loops, and Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel, Indigo Girls, Hall & Oates) on drums and percussion. There are guest contributions from Paul Brady, Sam Brown, Gary Dyson, Mitt Gamon, Dakota Lane, Danny Lane, Sally Ann Triplett, Phil Saatchi and Robert Wyatt, and from the original Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Helen Liebman, Peter Mc Gowan, Geoffrey Richardson, Steve Fletcher and Liam Genockey. The record was engineered by Matthew Cullen, Pete Caigan and Adam Armstrong in Woodstock (assisted by Joseph Quigly) and Mike Thorne at Rim Shot in the UK.
The cover image 'Refuge' is by Woodstock artist Lucinda Abra, and the CD also features original artwork by Dakota Lane.
Watch Dakota Lane's 28 minute documentary about Jennifer and the making of 'Dreamland' , selected for the 2018 NYC Independent Film Festival (opens in new window)
Watch Dreamland Documentary
Jennifer talks music and dreams with Doug Grunther and collaborator Dakota Lane on Woodstock Roundtable, from about 1hr 10min:
Jennifer has worked with, amongst others, Joan Armatrading, Gerry Rafferty, David Sylvian, The Proclaimers, Shakespears Sister, Robert Wyatt, Paul Brady, Bonnie Raitt, Van Morrison, David Soul, Linda McCartney, Salif Keita, Boy George, Elvis Costello, George Clinton, Mark Knopfler, Sam Brown, Ian Dury, Murray Head, Annie Whitehead, Hue & Cry, Shona Laing, Guesch Patti, Mitt Gamon, Penny Rimbaud, Crass , Tony O’Malley, Kokomo, Terry Reid , Phil Manzanera, Sarah Jane Morris , Lund, Jan Allain, Christie Hennessy
European promotion Peter Holmstedt at www.hemifran.com
6th July BST London Hyde Park, with Lil and Ollie opening for Roger Waters
21st July Rivers Casino Schenectady NY with Reelin in the Years featuring Jerry and Rick Marotta
22nd July Daryll's House Pawling NY, Reelin in the Years as above.
27-29th July, with Secret City in Woodstock NY, details tbc
3rd August with Arnold McCuller at The Heights @ Brother Vic's , Salem NY
5th August, with Arnold McCuller at Havana New Hope , New Hope PA.
26th August with Murray Head in Quebec City, Canada
23rd September Jennifer Maidman and Annie Whitehead in New Paltz NY, details tbc
29th September with Kokomo , Festival of Sound, Hammersmith London
12th October with Murray Head band, La Ravoire near Lyon, France
13th October with Murray Head band,
Limours near Paris, France
24th October with Kokomo, Jazz Cafe London
27th October with Annie Whitehead band, Derby, UK
28th October with Kokomo, the Robin, Bliston near Wolverhampton UK
9th November Jennifer at Colony Woodstok NY, opening for Terry Reid and the Cosmic American Derelicts
16th November with Kokomo, Bristol UK
17th November with Murray Head band, Mezidon near Caen, France
24th November with Kokomo, Ropetackle Shoreham nr Brighton UK
14th December with Kokomo, Farncombe UK.