Jazz All-Year Round presents

Morgan James

New York-based pop/soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway chanteuse Morgan James can make you fall in love at first listen, elicit tears, or bring you back to a different era altogether… her voice is all it takes! With Hunter, her full-length debut album for Epic Records, she casts an unbreakable spell with her powerhouse voice, theatrical swing and soulful poise. Emotionally and musically, she bares it all.

“A phenomenal talent whose feel for classic soul music is bone deep…This woman is on fire.” — The New York Times

Her latest studio album is her first as an independent artist, and “Reckless Abandon” is her most personal outing yet, and prompting the Huffington Post to call MJ the “Brightest Breakout Artist of the Year”. Morgan assumed co-writing duties on all twelve tracks and sang all her own background vocals. The album is stocked with lush horns and harmonies, and stretches limbs between genres for a sound all its own. From the Rufus inspired soul swagger of the opening track “Up In Smoke”, to the delicious R&B slow jam “You Thought Not” (featured in Tyler Perry’s film “Nobody’s Fool”), to the infectious soulful pop of “Unworthy”, MJ takes the listener into her new era of freedom and empowerment.

For tickets and information: www.montrealjazzfest.com  514-871-1881

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