Possibly one of the greatest singers this country has ever produced, David McAlmont has collaborated with everyone from Bond composer David Arnold to Michael Nyman, Paul Weller and most famously with Bernard Butler producing the classic hit single Yes. David's music is pure emotion, drawing unique, soulful portraits from his own life and philosophies.
Former NME Vocalist of the Year, Oliver has been signed to two major record labels, working together with Aretha Franklin's legendary producer Arif Mardin. He has released four albums to date and has sung with some of the world’s bestselling artists including Ray Charles, B.B.King, Tom Jones, Joan Armatrading and Jamie Cullum.
Oliver has appeared in numerous West End shows, working with acclaimed directors such as Sir Trevor Nunn, Sam Mendes, Adrian Noble and John Caird. He created the role of Sir Percival Glyde in the original cast of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "The Woman In White” and has been the vocalist for a number of tours featuring the stars of the BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing”
Janette Mason - Musical Director & Piano
If there's an explosion of curly red hair buzzing around at the business end of our beautiful Yamaha grand piano, and a room bursting with musically induced grins, then you can be sure it's Janette Mason at the ivories.
Appointed as Hideaway's first Musical Director in 2012, Janette's talents as a producer, arranger and band leader have left a distinctive and extremely popular mark on Hideaway's in-house productions, a series of sell-out shows that include Showtime Presents Bond and Wall to Wall: Bowie. Also a talented composer, her Trio's 2010 CD, Alien Left Hand, was nominated for a Parliamentary Jazz Award and her current release ‘Red Alert’ has garnered great reviews. “Her latest release…is destined to add to her reputation as one of our leading jazz lights” Keith Ames - The Musician