Start Date: 09/09/2018 19:30
End Date: 09/09/2018
Location: Tivoli Theatre, Wimborne
Booking Essential: Yes
Description: For many years Ruby Turner has been regarded as having one of the greatest voices the UK has ever produced. Ruby can breathe life and meaning into a song whether it is a passionate soaring ballad or a soulful up-tempo groove. Her career to date has been sensational with major tours, film, TV and theatre appearances.
Born in Jamaica, Ruby moved to England when she was nine and her major break came when she was taken under the wings of British blues legend, the late Alexis Korner.
Her first album, “Women Hold Up Half The Sky” was released to critical acclaim in 1986. In 2009 Ruby released “I’m Travelling On” – a brand new album of vintage gospel with the single “This Train” receiving a considerable amount of radio airplay. In the summer of 2014 Ruby released her latest album, “All That I Am”.
On 4th December 2015, East West Records (Warner Music) released a new album of 22 classic collaborations of Ruby Turner & Jools Holland, entitled “Jools & Ruby”.
A very prolific songwriter, many of Ruby’s songs have been covered by artists such as Lulu, Yazz and Maxi Priest, while her vocal prowess has been employed to good effect by Brian Ferry, Mick Jagger, Steve Winwood, and Jools Holland.
Described as truly the genuine article and blessed with a voice that has been likened to Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin, Ruby continues to win the hearts and minds of an ever growing and diverse fan base.
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