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Summer Newsletter 2021 August 12, 2021
For news of the past months and future gig dates, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, do follow the lin... [MORE]

Last gig of the year, 6th December November 19, 2019
For information on the last gig of the year, which promises to be a truly delightful evening, please read this quarterly newsletter.  If you'd... [MORE]

Summer Newsletter 2019 July 24, 2019
For sunny Summer news and September dates, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow this link ... [MORE]

Tickets Now On Sale - Southend and Brighton! February 09, 2019
For more information on my two gigs coming up in February and March, please read my latest newsletter here If you'd like to sign up to the new... [MORE]

Winter Newsletter 2018 December 18, 2018
For more on my gigs coming up next year, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow this link to... [MORE]

Summer Newsletter 2018 August 01, 2018
For more on my gigs coming up in September, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow this link... [MORE]

September gigs now announced! June 24, 2018
We look forward to welcoming you to some of our favourite venues in the Autumn. Tickets for all gigs now on sale. Please see Gigs page for more info... [MORE]

Edana at the Brunswick - Brighton Festival and Fringe 2018! April 25, 2018
For more information on my Brighton Festival and Fringe gigs at the Brunswick on 12th and 13th May, please read my latest Newsletter If you'd like ... [MORE]

January Newsletter 2018 January 04, 2018
For more news on upcoming gigs throughout 2018, please read my January Newsletter .   If you'd like to sign up to the Newsletter, simply ... [MORE]

Edana at The Brunswick - last gig of 2017! December 10, 2017
For more information on my last gig of 2017, please read my latest newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow this link t... [MORE]

December's gig at The Brunswick, Hove: tickets now on sale! November 07, 2017
So looking forward to our annual cold-season Brighton gig, tonight featuring the fabulous Wayne McConnell on piano along with Pete Maxfield on bass,... [MORE]

Autumn Newsletter 2017 September 14, 2017
For more on my upcoming gigs this year, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow this link to ... [MORE]

Autumn leaves.... July 27, 2017
Taking a break over the summer (though watch this space for possible Italian gigs) but returning for a busy autumn. Please take a look at the gigs p... [MORE]

Winchester Jazz Festival June 29, 2017
Absolutely delighted to be playing Winchester Jazz Festival in September. Come and join us if you're in the area. Loveliness! https://www.ticketsour... [MORE]

From Ella to Elvis, Pizza Express, Soho June 13, 2017
For more on my gig at Pizza Express, Soho, on 13th June, please read my London newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply follow... [MORE]

Brighton Fringe Festival - From Ella to Elvis - tickets selling fast! April 21, 2017
Tickets are selling really fast for this show, and the venue is small, so please do book in advance. Very much looking forward to seeing you friends... [MORE]

Spring Newsletter March 14, 2017
For more on my tour of London and the South East this year, please read my quarterly newsletter If you'd like to sign up to the newsletter, simply ... [MORE]

Special Christmas Offer and Last Gig of 2016 November 15, 2016
Special Christmas offer! Just a very short message to let you know that we have a special Christmas offer. If you buy All Or Nothing online from th... [MORE]

Portsmouth News Interview September 08, 2016
Ahead of my next gig performing the songs of Billie Holliday this Friday (9th September) at New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, I had a lovely interview ... [MORE]

Autumn Newsletter September 08, 2016
For more on the launch of my new album and news on upcoming gigs, please read my quarterly newsletter  If you'd like to sign up to the ne... [MORE]

All or Nothing now on iTunes and Amazon June 20, 2016
Hi everyone. I would love you to buy the new album direct from me. A copy of the real deal will be in the post to you in a matter of days -- or even... [MORE]

All or Nothing on CD Baby! June 12, 2016
Very happy to tell you that you can now download All or Nothing from CD Baby. Take a look.... ... [MORE]

Podcast Interview with John Hannam May 20, 2016
Delighted to share with you a lovely podcast of an interview with John Hannam about the release of the new album. Family stories, much&nbs... [MORE]

All or Nothing - now on sale! May 17, 2016
Delighted to tell you that the new album, All or Nothing, is now on sale via this website. Please go to the Shop page to buy. Can't wait to h... [MORE]

All or Nothing CDs have arrived! May 11, 2016
Exciting news -- All or Nothing, my new album, has arrived! It will be available on here from 16th May, and on itunes and CD Baby soon. You can preo... [MORE]

All or Nothing - update on launch gigs May 04, 2016
Hi all, just to let you know, the All or Nothing CD Launch gigs are selling really fast. Pizza Express Soho 15th May is already sold out (BUT you c... [MORE]

Interview with London Jazz May 04, 2016
Had a lovely interview with Andrew Cartmel at London Jazz last week, focusing on the new album. You can read the interview here: http://www.londonj... [MORE]

All or Nothing - new album launch gigs March 18, 2016
Absolutely thrilled to tell you that All or Nothing, my new album based on the Billie Holiday songbook and our lovely gigs dedicated to Bi... [MORE]

Date change: Pheasantry in March January 16, 2016
Just to let you all know, March's gig at the Pheasantry is now on Saturday 12th March, and not the 8th as previously advertised. We will be playing... [MORE]

12 Angry Women January 04, 2016
Very excited to announce I have written a short play and song for a wonderful new theatre production: 12 Angry Women -- a fusion of drama, music, da... [MORE]

Delighted to have had such a great response to Still on My Feet that we sold out! So, due to popular demand, we have had a second limited pressing. ... [MORE]

About to go in to the Recording Studio... December 05, 2015
As already announced, we are about to make a new album. Such an exciting and creative time. I will have the privilege of working with some fabu... [MORE]

New 2016 gigs announced & new CD! November 27, 2015
We have several gigs coming up in 2016, now on the Gigs page. Please take a look. It would be fab to see you! Plus we will be adding launch gigs ver... [MORE]

Last few tickets for Under An August Moon, Ventnor Botanic Garden August 24, 2015
Last few tickets remaining for this special evening at the unique and beautiful Ventnor Botanic Garden this Friday! Call 01983 855397 for tickets. ... [MORE]

BESTIVAL! August 21, 2015
Really excited to announce my first ever Bestival gig! It's in the wonderful Blind Tiger tent --- a speakeasy style venue, with a grand piano a... [MORE]

Tickets now on sale for Songs of Love & Loss in Brighton & London August 07, 2015
I'm singing Songs of Love and Loss at a few upcoming gigs, including our favourite Brighton haunt, The Brunswick (11th October) and the lovely Pheas... [MORE]

Lovely Billie Holiday gig news & reviews June 11, 2015
We have had a fantastic little mini tour of our ever popular Billie Holiday gigs. All sold out, with fantastic audience responses, and lovely review... [MORE]

Tickets now on sale for Sandbanks Jazz Cafe June 11, 2015
Tickets are now on sale for Sandbanks Jazz Cafe on Friday 26th June, with the Andy Urquhart quartet! [MORE]

Tuscany Writing Retreats: New dates June 11, 2015
Our wonderful Tuscany Writing Retreat holidays are going from strength to strength. We now have new Autumn 2015 and Spring 2016 dates. We alrea... [MORE]

Edana Minghella Sings Billie Holiday at Brighton Fringe - Tickets selling fast April 20, 2015
Just wanted to let you all know that tickets are selling VERY fast indeed for these two shows on 17th and 23rd May. Please book soon. Thanks!  ... [MORE]

Edana Minghella sings Billie Holiday at Brighton Fringe: Tickets now on sale March 23, 2015
Tickets are now on sale for our two nights of Billie Holiday at Brighton Fringe. Singing her music, telling her story, with lovely Mick Smith on pia... [MORE]

Hi all, due to a technical error on the part of the booking agent, the Billie Holiday gig on Saturday 16th May at Brighton Fringe Festival has had t... [MORE]

Tuscany Writing Retreat - a few spaces! February 22, 2015
Just to let you know, we have a very few spaces left for the Tuscany Writing Retreat in April. This will be a wonderful opportunity to think, write ... [MORE]

Sell-out Billie Holiday gig at Pizza Express - more to come! February 07, 2015
Thank you to everyone who came along to the Pizza Express Billie Holiday gig and apologies to those who couldn't get a ticket! I think it was the be... [MORE]

New dates added! January 30, 2015
Please take a look at our Gigs page as we've added lots of new dates including Brighton Fringe Festival, the Newport Jazz Weekend and Devizes Arts F... [MORE]

Tuscany writing retreats November 07, 2014
Our first Tuscany writing retreat at Settimo Cielo Retreat in Northern Tuscany was a huge success. A small group of writers, with a range of experie... [MORE]

Pheasantry, Kings Road, tickets now on sale! September 18, 2014
Dear all, just to let you know that tickets for our next gig at the Pheasantry in London's Kings Road are now on sale. A night of exuberant, emotion... [MORE]

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]

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]

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]

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. &... [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 ... [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: 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 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]