Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra (also known as Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra) is a rhythm and blues band led by boogie-woogie pianist Jools Holland.

Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra
OriginLondon, United Kingdom
GenresRhythm and blues, jump blues, swing revival, Ska
Years active1994 (1994)–present
MembersJools Holland
Ruby Turner
Louise Marshall
Gilson Lavis
Mark Flanagan
Dave Swift
Christopher Holland
Phil Veacock
Lisa Grahame
Michael Rose
Derek Nash
Nick Lunt
Roger Goslyn
Fayyaz Virji
Winston Rollins
Jason McDermid
Jon Scott
Chris Storr
Rosie Mae
Past membersSam Brown
Pete Long
Rico Rodriguez (deceased)


Holland formed the band in 1994.[1][2] The current 20-piece band consists of piano, organ, drums, female vocals, electric guitar, bass guitar, alto saxophones, tenor saxophones, baritone saxophones, trumpets, and trombones.[3]



  1. ^ Larkin, Colin (2004). The Virgin encyclopedia of jazz (Rev. and updated [ed.]. ed.). London: Virgin. p. 420. ISBN 1852271833.
  2. ^ American Heritage Dictionaries, ed. (2003). The Houghton Mifflin dictionary of biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. p. 746. ISBN 061825210X.
  3. ^ Jools Holland. "R&B Orchestra". Retrieved 30 September 2012.