The Singer's Room Presents: Jo Harman
Sun 12 May 2013
At 08:00 PM
JO HARMAN One of the most exciting new artists to emerge from these shores in recent times Jo Harman has been universally praised by audiences, media and festival promoters since her arrival on the scene last year. Her just-released album 'Dirt on my Tongue' has received astonishing levels of praise from its' many reviewers including 'Album of the Week' in Mail On Sunday plus she’s set to appear in more than 30 major festivals throughout UK & Europe on main stages in 2013. Her voice, her music, authoritative stage presence, performance and amazing energy continue to unlock the doors so many new artists find it difficult to penetrate.
Jo Harman’s evocative voice, and exciting stagecraft, has seen her dubbed one of the most compelling singers of her generation.
From initial attention grabbing performances at The Great Escape (music industry) Festival and headlining prestigious London clubs like the acclaimed 606 and award winning Hideaway (where she, and they, cut their first ever live album), Jo and her top class band (whose CV’s include the likes of Bob Dylan, Jessie J, BB King, Beyonce, Sting, Bowie and more) have been making waves of the 2012 festival, arts centre and prestigious music venue circuit. Wholly positive reviews and international airplay, 3 separate BBC Introducing sessions, an increasingly impressive gig roster and prestigious support slots for the likes of Marlena Shaw, Terry Callier and Average White Band (where she supported them three times on their recent UK tour), have only added to Jo’s reputation as the most highly promising singer of her type for decades; her signature voice and songwriting drawing heavily on a compelling mix of roots, blues, gospel and soul fuelled influences to unique effect
Having already worked as the ‘voice of choice’ for Grammy Winning, double Grammy nominated and multi million selling producers, Jo is currently recording tracks with a view to releasing a debut studio album product in 2013. Jo’s debut single, the self penned, self produced ‘Sweet Man Moses’ is a media nominated finalist for the 2012 British Blues Awards.