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Cleveland wins annual Boisdale Music Award

September 28, 2022

Another great archievement for Clevelad, as he receives Jazz Artist of the Year award.

The Ivors Composer Awards 2021: And the winner is...

December 8, 2021

Tonight, an annual ceremony was held at the British Museum, in London. On the night Cleveland Watkiss MBE has received an award in "Innovation Award" category.

Upcoming recording and tour of "The Great Jamaican Songbook"

May 25, 2021

Cleveland will celebrate Jamaican music heritage in a studio recording of "The Great Jamaican Songbook" during the summer and a tour across the UK later in October.

Trinity Laban Conservatoire welcomes new professor

July 4, 2018

It's official, Cleveland is now a Professor of Voice Studies at the prestigious Trinity Laban Music and Dance Conservatoire.

Cleveland has his own radio show

March 19, 2018

Listen to Watkiss Radio show on Frission Radio first Tuesday of each month. Podcasts of his shows are also available on here.

Right before New Year, an MBE Award

December 29, 2017

For his services to music, Cleveland has been appointed an MBE. This is an honourable recognition to end the year with.

MOBO Awards 2017 Jazz category nominees announced this morning

October 16, 2017

We are happy to announce that Cleveland Watkiss has been nominated for a prestigious award. This years MOBO Awards 2017 will be taking place in Leeds, United Kingdom at the end of November.

Welcome back to CW website

October 12, 2017

Latest news, dates of the upcoming gigs, biography, workshops, albums, gallery and more is available at the click.

Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2017: Cleveland Watkiss receive "Jazz Vocalist of the Year" award

October 10, 2017

The APPJAG Parliamentary Jazz Awards were held in London tonight, where politicians and musicians come together to celebrate the genre. Amongst other nominees in the same category Cleveland Watkiss has won the award.