Janette Mason's Brilliant New CD Project-D'Ranged
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Janette Is going into the studio in January to record her new CD D'Ranged.
D'Ranged is Janette's new studio album; her unique take on classic soul, jazz and pop songs, such as I say A Little Prayer (Burt Bacharach), Ashes to Ashes (Bowie), When Doves Cry (Prince). She assembled an outstanding group of singers and musicians including
David McAlmont • Claire Martin OBE • Gwyneth Herbert
Courtney Pine CBE • Vula Malinga •Tatiana LadyMay Mayfield
How you can help:
You may or may not be familiar with the concept of crowdfunding but take a look at indiegogo and see if any of the perks take your fancy, anything from a signed copy of the CD to a bespoke ringtone to visiting the recording studio or attending the VIP CD launch.
Without record company input this is one of the best ways for artists to get their music out there and involve the fans in the process. You get exclusive access to photos, early track previews and more.
All contributions go towards recording,mixing,mastering, manufacturing and of course hair products.
One of the World's Finest Jazz Composers Today
Janette Mason, from her high profile gigs throughout the 90’s touring with artists like Seal, Oasis, k.d.Lang and Robert Wyatt, to the years on camera as Musical Director for Jonathan Ross and Antoine De Caunnes, has proven to be a consummate musician and a standout talent in Jazz, Pop, Indie, Rock and World Music.
Her skills as a composer can be heard in countless Television adverts and programs from Sex and the City, The Drew Carey Show, Come Dine With Me to feature films like Ruby Blue (2008 MEDB Films) starring Bob Hoskins, The Calling (MEDB Films) starring Brenda Blethyn, Susannah York, Amanda Donohoe, Corin Redgrave and Rita Tushingham, as well as the acclaimed Documentary Film Paris Was A Woman by Greta Schiller.
A mainstay of the British Jazz scene for over a decade, Ms. Mason has toured her unique sound in Europe, Israel, Japan, Thailand the United States, playing everywhere from The Atlanta and Rochester Jazz Festivals to Carnegie and Albert Hall.
Janette is also a successful recording artist and arranger.
Her hit debut album, Din and Tonic, was shortlisted by Guardian Jazz Critic John Fordham as a contender for "Jazz Album of the Year."
January 2009 brought the release of Alien Left Hand, featuring Julian Siegel, Tom Arthurs, Lea DeLaria, which garnered a Parliamentary Jazz nomination.
She is a sought after arranger and producer and has contributed tracks to Ian Shaw’s Drawn to All Things and Lea DeLaria’s The Live Smoke Sessions, which reached the Grammy Ballot in 2009.
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