JONI'S SOUL was formed with an all-star line-up in Summer 2014 to celebrate the brilliant and prolific work of Joni Mitchell. Given that contemporary interest in her music and personal history has never been so strong since her 2001 musical retirement, and the fact she's made it clear there'll be no future live performances, interest and expectation for this show is immense. Joni Mitchell’s own website jonimitchell.com previewed Joni’s Soul’s July 2014 debut performance in full.
Coyote, Hejira, Edith and the Kingpin, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, River, Trouble Child, Help Me and Gina Foster’s gorgeous version of Both Sides Now - it’s through songs like these that the band explore the unique songwriting, harmonic concept and gift of performance Joni Mitchell so enduringly revealed in her iconic albums Blue, Court and Spark, Hejira, The Hissing of Summer Lawns and beyond …
Gina Foster - vocals (Eric Clapton, Sinead O'Connor)
Ronnie Johnson - guitars (Van Morrison, Bob Dylan)
+ special guest Patrick Johnson - guitars
Graham Harvey - keyboards (George Benson, Incognito)
Steve Pearce - bass (Randy Crawford, Everything But The Girl)
Richard Bailey - drums (Stevie Winwood, Jeff Beck)