Joani Taylor | The Art Of The Jazz Ballad

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Diana Krall

Album Links
MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes official website Tradebit

More Artists From
CANADA - Ontario

Other Genres You Will Love
Jazz: Jazz Vocals Jazz: Smooth Jazz Moods: Solo Female Artist
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.

The Art Of The Jazz Ballad

by Joani Taylor

Canada's First Lady of the jazz ballad, she's the real deal who works her emotional layers on us using all that she is with such great respect for the material and the musicians while stirring up a compelling feast of vocal delights.
Genre: Jazz: Jazz Vocals
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 10% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
1. I'm Glad There Is You
8:05 $0.99
2. Forever Eyes
6:25 $0.99
3. Make Someone Happy
6:55 $0.99
4. Yesterday
6:30 $0.99
5. Little Bridge
6:01 $0.99
6. That Night
3:22 $0.99
7. You Don't Know Me
8:49 $0.99
8. 'Round Midnight
9:01 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
joani taylor is canada's first lady of the jazz ballad. she has legendary status in canada's music circles. joani has practically lived in television and recording studios. she has sung solo and back up on literally thousands of film scores, commercials, and recordings with artists ranging from bryan adams, jon bon jovi, bruce fairburn, david foster, to tom jones and james galway, and producing herself as well as other artists.
joani has flown all over the world for special solo performances appearing in taiwan, san francisco, across canada, the 02/03/o4 vancouver international jazz festival and at the adelaide jazz festival in austraila. joani was nominated for the national jazz awards and the 03 juno awards for her fourth cd "the wall street sessions." the recognition has been earned and well deserved. she is a prolific lyricist and an excellent vocal arranger. sending her on teaching tours three to four times a year, joani's master classes for singers and musicians accompaning singers are compelling, inovative, and very well attended. her students love her approach and she covers areas of performance not delt with by other clinicians.constantly working on stage ms. taylor has opened for and performed with a real range of artists from stevie wonder and little richard, to lenny breau, p.j. perry, cannonball addrley, miles davis. don thompson, fraser macpherson, tommy banks, moe koffman campbell ryga, brad turner, ross taggart, john capon and many other artists. recently, joani recorded the opening song for
a feature film.
with influences and encouragement from powerful artists such as ella fitzgerald, frank sinatra, bill evans. thelonious monk and cannonball adderly, joani has become a master of her own style. it has been roumored that joani's music is included in clint eastwood's personal collection. as a matter of fact you can clearly hear the impact and influence she's had on some of canada's best known singers. you can't miss the power of her spirit when deep into a song. joani taylor brings to her audience a truly personal and in the moment experience. this chick singer stirs up a compelling feast of vocal delights that lure and seduce the audience into a jazz buff born again conversion. joani taylor has arrived.

Editorial Reviews
Gavin Wakler CITR 101.9FM, October 11 2001
The pinnacle of Artistry.Marvelous piece of work long over due. Unequivocally 5 Stars. There's magic in these songs.

Product Description
All Jazz Ballads. A Sensitive, Beautiful Duo C.D. [voice and piano] , recorded live to dat by the very accomplished voice of Joani Taylor and pianist Bob Murphy. The music? Intense Jazz with breathing space. Profound , Thoughtful, Something Very Cool!
Jim Vallance producer and writer June 2001
" 3 Thumbs Up! This C.D. will knock the socks off of anyone with a hip ear."

"The Truth" P.J.Perry. June 26th/2001
"What a treat! So rich! A beautiful fresh take on these wonderful standards. Together their music remains exquisite.

About the Artist
Joani Taylor: A voice free of the flavor of anyone else. Joani has deep underground heavy jazz phrasing.There aren't any singers like this on the planet anymore. A true Master who has so much to give , and giveing it all is what she's all about. It is our great privilage to be her audience and so we shut up and listen. Deeply and we are changed, healed moved and healing because of her gift to us. Bob Murphy: Respected by press and peers alike, Bob Murphy is without a doubt one of the most prolific jazz composers, arrangers and pianists in Canada today. A professional musician by the age of 14, Bob stands today as a seasoned master of the art of Jazz Piano. He has written and produced for film, vidio and much more., and has often recorded his own compositions for Canadian Jazz radio.Always lyrical, his playing is hauntingly beautiful.

for more information please contact:
ray irvin at
phone: 604-926-4103
web site



to write a review