Jamie Cullum (born August 20, 1979) is an English pop pianist and singer/songwriter.
Cullum was born in Essex. His mother, Yvonne, is a secretary of Anglo-Burmese origin, whose family settled in Wales after Burma's de-colonization; his father, John Cullum, worked in finance. His paternal grandfather was a British Army officer, while his paternal grandmother, Omi, was a Jewish refugee from Prussia who sang in Berlin nightclubs; Cullum sees her as his "cultural icon".12 He was raised in Hullavington, Wiltshire.
Cullum released his first album, Jamie Cullum Trio - Heard it All Before, in 1999. A mere 600 copies were made. Original copies have sold for as much as Â£600 (and above) on eBay. The success of Heard It All Before resulted in Jamie being invited to appear on Geoff G...
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