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Jools Holland

Jools Holland was born on January 24, 1958 in London, England as Julian Miles Holland. He is known for his work on Spice World (1997), Near Dark (1987) and Valentine's Day (2010). He has been married to Christabel McEwen since August 29, 2005. They have one child. See full bio »
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Spice World
Spice World Musical Director
Near Dark
Near Dark Soundtrack
Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day Soundtrack
Bachelor Party
Bachelor Party Soundtrack


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  Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (composer - 100 episodes, 1993 - 2009) (title music - 20 episodes, 1998 - 2009)
- Episode #35.7 (2009) ... (title music)
- Episode #35.5 (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #35.4 (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #35.3 (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #35.2 (2009) ... (composer: theme music)
 2008 Me and Orson Welles (musician: piano, Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra)
 1995-2004 Jools's Hootenanny (TV Series) (composer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #12.0 (2004) ... (composer: theme music)
- Episode #3.0 (1995) ... (composer: theme music)
 1991 Amnesty International's Big 30 (TV Movie) (musician: Jools Holland Band)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Commentary, "He Played Good, He Sang Good," Published in "The Independent on Sunday (UK)," 13 June 2004.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Julian Holland | Jools Holland and his Millionaires | Jools Holland & His Rythym & Blues Orchestra | Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra | Jools Holland of Squeeze | Squeeze


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on Solomon Burke] The things he made up were based on a deep-rooted understanding of music and his church background. I remember him telling me the riff to Everybody Needs Somebody To Love was based on a riff he'd heard in church. To me, that was it: his genius was based in his humanity. He was a saintly man, but very funny too. He taught me two things. The first, music is 10 times better when ... See more »


He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to music. See more »

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