Jamie Cullum (born 20 August 1979) is an English jazz-pop singer-songwriter. Although he is primarily a vocalist/pianist, he also accompanies himself on other instruments including guitar and drums. Since April 2010, he has been presenting a weekly jazz show on BBC Radio 2, broadcast on Tuesdays from 19:00.
Cullum was born in Rochford, Essex. He was brought up in Hullavington, north of Chippenham, Wiltshire.
His mother, Yvonne, is a secretary of Anglo-Burmese origin, whose family settled in England after Burma’s independence; his father, John Cullum, worked in finance. His paternal grandfather was a British Army officer, while his paternal grandmother was a Jewish refugee from Prussia who sang in Berlin nightclubs.