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Wonderful special deal for visitors to the Isle of Wight attending our Billie Holiday tribute gig in Ventnor August 16, 2014
Really pleased to let you know that the fabulous Seaview Hotel, Isle of Wight, is offering a very special deal to guests who are attending our ... [MORE]

Tuscany Writing Retreat 5th-11th Oct August 16, 2014
Very excited to announce that I am facilitating a writing retreat in Tuscany. See here for more details. ... [MORE]

Body & Soul: A Tribute to Billie Holiday comes to the Isle of Wight July 26, 2014
Absolutely thrilled to announce that we will be performing for two nights at Ventnor Arts Club on the Isle of Wight, Friday September 12th and Satur... [MORE]

Gig news July 19, 2014
It's been  a busy few months with some wonderful wonderful gigs. The Tribute to Billie Holiday at Crazy Coqs on Saturday 5th July was amaz... [MORE]

Five star review for Body & Soul: A tribute to Billie Holiday May 30, 2014
Absolutely thrilled to have our Brighton Fringe gig reviewed by Latest Magazine, and to get 5-stars at that. They described it as a magical evening ... [MORE]

Grief -- and gratitude April 13, 2014
As many visitors to my website will know, we lost our wonderful amazing brilliant beautiful indescribably fabulous mum, Gloria Minghella, on 27th Ma... [MORE]

NEW GIGS ADDED! February 08, 2014
New gigs now added so take a look at the Gigs and Events page. More to come so please watch this space! ... [MORE]

Looking forward to 2014 gigs in Italy, London, Brighton, Bath, Isle of Wight and more! December 05, 2013
Thanks to everyone who came along to our gigs in 2013. It has been a fabulous year of music for us with some really special gigs. Now putting t... [MORE]

Isle of Wight Youth Trust Gala - SOLD OUT! November 07, 2013
Our gig at the Isle of Wight Youth Trust Gala at the wonderful Royal Hotel, Ventnor, is now sold out!  Tickets still available for the Bru... [MORE]

Special Christmas offer - Still on My Feet giftwrapped and posted free of charge to UK addresses for limited period November 07, 2013
If you order Still on my Feet for Christmas, for a limited period it will be gift-wrapped for free and you will pay no P&P! Just &poun... [MORE]

Review of our sold-out gig at The Pheasantry 2nd Nov November 06, 2013
Lovely review of our sold-out gig on Saturday night at The Pheasantry. We had a wonderful night - such a warm, friendly audience and everyone on top... [MORE]

Pizza Express Soho - a special gig September 23, 2013
Thank you to everyone who came along to our Pizza Express Dean St debut on Sunday 22nd Sept. We had a fabulous time. Made extra special by the appea... [MORE]

Tickets on sale for new shows September 23, 2013
Our gig at the Pheasantry earlier this year sold out in advance, so if you are hoping to come along to this special venue for a fab night of romanti... [MORE]

Crazy Coqs Soho gig - full house August 20, 2013
We had a wonderful wonderful gig at the Crazy Coqs in Soho on Monday 12th Aug for the amazing Barry Green on piano, Pete Maxfield on double bas... [MORE]

Tickets now on sale for Pizza Express Soho debut! August 20, 2013
Very excited to announce that tickets are now on sale for our debut at the highly esteemed Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho. We are performing on Sun... [MORE]

Jazz at the Movies - a sell out May 24, 2013
Our Jazz at the Movies Brighton Fringe gig was a sell-out and described by the venue (the lovely Brunswick) as a 'corker'! What a fab evening w... [MORE]

Jazz at the Movies at Brighton Fringe: Tickets selling fast April 12, 2013
Please get your tickets now for this gig as they are flying out of the window. http://boxoffice.brightonfringe.org/event.aspx?evId=4882#container &... [MORE]

More gigs posted & coming up soon... March 19, 2013
Following our wonderful night at The Pheasantry Pizza Express last month, we now have two more Pizza Express dates in the diary. We will be at Maids... [MORE]

Pheasantry gig huge success - & more to come February 21, 2013
An enormous thank you to all of you who came along to the Pheasantry on Saturday 16th Feb. That was a truly special night. Packed to the rafters, a ... [MORE]

Pheasantry Gig 16th Feb sold out! February 11, 2013
Delighted to announce that my gig at the Pheasantry, London, on 16th Feb, with Guillermo Rozenthuler, has sold out!  Apologies to those of... [MORE]

Update: Press release following IW Youth Trust gala December 06, 2012
ISLE OF WIGHT YOUTH TRUST - GALA DINNER UPDATE   To everyone who took part, supported and helped us this year we would just like to say a mas... [MORE]

Isle of Wight Youth Trust gala - news! November 26, 2012
The Isle of Wight Youth Trust gala was fantastic. Fabulous food, the wine and champagne flowed, and something like 160 people were there in their fi... [MORE]

A collection of delights! A few CDs left from first pressing November 21, 2012
Described as 'A collection of delights' by one of my lovely buyers, my debut CD, Still on My Feet, is almost sold out of its first pressing. I have ... [MORE]

My review of the Brad Mehldau Trio, London Jazz Festival November 16, 2012
http://londonjazz.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/london-jazz-festival-review-brad.html ... [MORE]

IW Youth Trust gala- ONE TABLE LEFT! October 27, 2012
I've just been told that there is one table left for six people! You need to be quick if you're going to come and join in the fun. We've a lovely sm... [MORE]

My interview with legendary piano-player, Keith Ingham, published today August 22, 2012
Thanks to Newport Jazz Weekend I had the opportunity to see Keith Ingham, New York-based jazz pianist, in concert. What a joyful experience. Afterwa... [MORE]

Latest gigs - news & reviews July 30, 2012
We've had a wonderful month with some fab gigs and lovely feedback and reviews -- culminating in a very special evening at Newport Minster for Newpo... [MORE]

Special guests announced for Newport Jazz Weekend gig July 12, 2012
I am thrilled to announce that we will be joined by some wonderful Isle of Wight musicians for our gig at Newport Jazz Weekend (Sun 22nd J... [MORE]

Gala Screening of The Scapegoat 29th June Medina Theatre June 28, 2012
The Isle of Wight Branch of the Motor neurone Disease Assn. are planning a special Film Premiere of my brother Dominic Minghella and Sarah Beardsall... [MORE]

Brighton fringe sold out! Thanks! June 13, 2012
Wow, what a fabulous night we had at Brighton Festival Fringe at the wonderful Brunswick on 13th May. We really enjoyed ourselves. Totally sold out ... [MORE]

Guest spot with Ian Shaw! June 13, 2012
Thrilled to have had the opportunity last weekend to sing with Ian Shaw in a little guest spot. Ian is one of the top jazz singers and musicians in ... [MORE]

Brief write-up of my Q&A & Ripley screening April 12, 2012
London Jazz Blog attended our screening of The Talented Mr Ripley, and the Q&A with the fabulous Guy Barker, Peter King & Jean Toussaint. I ... [MORE]

Preview: Screening of The Talented Mr Ripley Sunday 8th April March 31, 2012
I've written a piece for London Jazz to preview our screening of The Talented Mr Ripley on Sunday 8th April at King's Place, London -- part of the b... [MORE]

Brighton Fringe: Tickets now on sale! March 01, 2012
Tickets are now on sale for our Brighton Fringe gig on May 13th! Here is the link: http://boxoffice.brightonfringe.org/event.aspx?evID=3751 Lots o... [MORE]

Brighton Fringe Festival News February 21, 2012
Brighton Festival and Brighton Fringe Festival are together THE arts event of the South of England. Held during the lovely month of May, you just ha... [MORE]

Wonderful night at Royal Hotel gig February 13, 2012
We had a ball at the fabulous Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Friday 10th Feb. A complete sell out, wonderful food, a brilliant audience who danced and smooch... [MORE]

Newport Jazz Weekend 20-22nd July February 13, 2012
We are playing Newport Jazz Weekend on Sunday 22nd July. There's a fab line up including lovely Georgia Mancio and the incomparable Martin Taylor. T... [MORE]

Reading gig: Tickets now available! January 27, 2012
Continuing our 'Still on my Feet' tour : next stop Reading 4th March! Tickets now available from http://bit.ly/x7GQGZ Facebook event page:  h... [MORE]

A Celebration of Love is selling out fast! UPDATE - SOLD OUT! January 18, 2012
*STOP PRESS* NOW SOLD OUT! We've just been told there are only a couple of tables left at the Royal Hotel, Ventnor, for our 'Celebration of L... [MORE]

Brighton Fringe date to be announced January 17, 2012
We're excited to announce that we will be playing Brighton Fringe Festival in May at the fabulous Brunswick. Had a ball there last time, and it... [MORE]

CDs for sale at Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight December 19, 2011
Delighted to announce that,  by popular request, Still On My Feet is now available to buy directly from Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight. Just... [MORE]

A Celebration of Love - Valentine's Special December 11, 2011
We are thrilled to announce we will be playing as part of a truly wonderful evening at the prestigious Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, on Feb 1... [MORE]

"Still on my Feet" on Radio Ferrymead, Christchurch, New Zealand! December 02, 2011
Thanks to friends in New Zealand, a track from Still on My Feet was played on Christchurch's Radio Ferrymead last week. They liked  it! So this... [MORE]

Rave review for Edana's CD Launch gig November 18, 2011
Minghella magic at album launch. JAZZ singer Edana Minghella managed to pull off the tricky feat of both wrenching at your heart strings and bringi... [MORE]

Isle of Wight launch gig success November 15, 2011
Friday's Isle of Wight CD launch gig at the lovely Quay Arts was a fantastic success. The surprise inclusion of fab local musicians -- cellist ... [MORE]

Still on my Feet available now!! November 14, 2011
CDs now available from this website and at gigs! Click here for details.       ... [MORE]

Launch gig sold out!! November 07, 2011
Our launch gig at the Quay Arts is sold out!! Thank you to everyone for your support. If you missed out, don't forget you can catch us at Bournemou... [MORE]

Press release for the launch of Still On My Feet November 03, 2011
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Nov 4 2011    Edana Minghella - ‘Still on my Feet’   Friday 11 November sees t... [MORE]