Florence Joelle

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Bred on jazz at home, and on the music of the Paris streets, the Gypsy art of Django Reinhardt, bal musette, and North African rai, singer/songwriter/blues harmonica player Florence Joelle started collecting rock’n’roll, doo-wop, Latin jazz, and early blues as a girl. Her music draws from all these influences, carving out a unique sound that, although deeply rooted in the past, vibrates in the present.

‘She sings rock ’n’ roll like Billie Holiday might, croons a torch ballad as Wanda Jackson may, and spices it all with a bit of Patti Smith attitude.’
-Michael Dregni

See them during the 2015 Birmingham International Jazz Festival:

friday 3rd july – 12:30 – Mailbox – Free Entry

friday 3rd july – 17:30 – le monde – Free Entry