Established talent in Glasgow's Jazz scene, Joni Keen first came to light in the Glasgow Jazz Festival (2000) and since then has been going from strength to strength.
Jazz singer from Scotland Joni is one of the leading and most professional Jazz vocalists in Scotland.
Joni's new album "Ella, Oscar and Me" is a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald. Joni's album "Fragile" includes songs from Gershwin to Tom Waits. Both albums are released by Circular Records and are availalbe via itunes.
What makes a good jazz singer? What makes any singer a good singer or any musician a good musician?It's not just technique, dynamics, phrasing, range; all of which Joni Keen has in abundance; it's the ability to drive all the horses at once and to set a course for the heart.
That's what all great music is about, touching the heart, allowing us to experience the common-personal emotions: love and longing, joy and sorrow, pain and healing.
I've known Joni since she wanted to be a jazz singer, thro...