Joe Stilgoe

Biography

Joe Stilgoe is an internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter. He has created a fresh sound for jazz in the 21st century, known for writing songs that feel like they've been around for years, and adapting classics that sound as though they were just written. As a recording artist he has released 5 critically lauded albums, three of which have topped the UK Jazz chart. His latest album, launched in June 2019, is a new departure of style and genre. THE HEAT IS ON! is Joe's unique interpretation of the soundtrack from the 1980's, reimagined with a full 1950's Big Band.

Over the course of his varied career he has become a true modern-day entertainer, known globally as a performer of wit, style and a level of musicianship which has seen him recognised as one of the best singer-pianists in the world. Always searching for a new way of bringing not only his own songs but those he loves from the past to a new audience, he is an enticing mix of his heroes Danny Kaye, Nat King Cole and Dudley Moore.

As composer and lyricist, he wrote music and lyrics for a new production of The Jungle Book, which toured the UK to great success in 2017 and 2018, and The Midnight Gang, an adaption of the David Walliams novel, which opened at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2018. He is currently working on many new theatrical projects, including a new Walliams adaptation.

News

  • Joe Stilgoe's Christmas Album Secures 4 Star Rating

    Joe Stilgoe's Christmas Album Secures 4 Star Rating

    29th November 2019

    Joe Stilgoe's Christmas Album has secured a 4* rating from The Mail on Sunday. The album, released on November 15th, was reviewed alongside a number of global acts with The Mail saying it was "at the upper end: traditional but not...

  • Joe Stilgoe To Release Christmas Album

    Joe Stilgoe To Release Christmas Album

    7th November 2019

    Joe Stilgoe is set to release his latest album, Joe Stilgoe’s Christmas Album on Friday 15th November. The festive offering is full of Christmas classics, as well as original tracks, and features a star-studded line-up including Grammy...