Heather Jones

 

Heather is a solo singer (and song writer), also a guitar player who was a founder member of Bara Menyn with Meic Stevens and Geraint Jarman. She has also sang backing vocals for Meic for over 38 years. Heather was given her own series on BBC Wales at the age of 22 called "Listen to my song" named after one of her own compositions. A host of appearances in concerts, pantomimes and musicals followed before she joined a band called 'Redbrass' in the late seventies where Heather Jones worked alongside Annie Lennox. She also appeared regularly on 'Pebbe Mill at One' the popular nationwide lunchtime show. After travelling abroad for many years Heather was given her own series again in the 1990's and is still featured singing on Welsh television and performing at venues and festivals all over the world.

 

Born and bred in Cardiff, Heather learnt Welsh as a second language, and has been at the forefront of Welsh folk singing in both languages since the 70s. She is not confined to one style, and can turn her vocal ability to the field of rock, ballad and blues with natural ease. 


As a singer and composer, Heather has the ability to convey her personal experiences with intense candour. Her great strength is that she takes the art of singing seriously and always strives for the best. Heather is still captivating audiences throughout Wales with a style which emanates from a warm, witty and positive personality. 
In 2005 Finders Keepers Records released the collection 'Welsh Rare Beat' that featured some of her early tracks: 

The Observer Music Monthly "recommended 10" (August 2005): 
 
In October 2006 Heather released a new album called Enaid meaning ‘soul’, and is joined by singer-songwriters Gwilym Morus and Gwyneth Glyn. Other composers include Ynyr Roberts, Geraint Jarman, Hywel Gwynfryn, Gwenno Dafydd and Meic Stevens.

Heather also works with Gwenno Dafydd as a singer songwriter

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Carole Rees Jones

 

 

 

Carole is a professional headline singer and recording artist from Wales.

Ideal for private parties, golf club and cruise ship entertainment when she is not treading the boards with her “Dorothy Squires Tribute” Show.

 

Carole is also available with her Tribute to Dorothy Squires Show, currently checking dates for performances in theatres UK.

 

Carole has been performing on the corporate and cabaret circuit for over 20 years, and has what can only be described as a power house of a voice.

She lives in Wales UK and travels extensively performing all over the World, from the Canary Islands, Mainland Spain, Amsterdam to New York.

She perfromed with Danny La Rue at the prestigious Caesars Palace and she has also performed with Tony Christie, The Fortunes, Ivy Leaugue, The Searchers, Arden J Harvey and Leepy Lee.

She appeared on the Terry Wogan show when she recorded a song called " Where the boys are"for the Gulf War Soldiers in aid of The Gulf War Soldiers Benevoland Fund.

She is also a fluent Welsh Speaker and has appeared on "Heno" a Welsh Television Show countless times.

Her influences are Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones and of course the late Dorothy Squires. Her idol is Joe Longthorne and as she has been blessed with a real power house of a voice. These are the kind of performers that she emulates beautifully in her shows.


 

 

* Dorothy Squires (25 March 1915 – 14 April 1998) was a Welsh vocalist.

Among her recordings were versions of “A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening”, “I’m in the Mood for Love”, “Anytime”, “If You Love Me (Really Love Me)” and “And So to Sleep Again”.

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