Born: August 18, 1978
Jeanie is a jazz singer/songwriter.
Born in Nottingham, England, she started her musical career as a principle with the National Youth Music Theatre and continued her education at the University of Warwick.
Having studied jazz harmony at Morley College in London and bebop improvisation with BBC award winner Anita Wardell, Jeanie gigs regularly to sustained acclaim with her quartet and in other ensembles. She is proud to work with some of the best musicians on the British jazz scene today performing standards alongside her compositions around the UK and beyond. She also fronts the function band Jazz and Cocktails and is compere for the Laurie Morgan Trio....
“Jeanie Barton’s vocals are a touch of class, with a sound that is both stylish and personal, and characterised by a refreshingly English delivery.” John O’Neill, former Jazz critic of The Sunday Times.
“What a pleasure it is to hear this talented and professional quartet. Jeanie Barton renders syncopated standards beautifully, aided by sensitive, sure footed accompaniment. A real relish, this group will grace anywhere they perform.” Laurie Morgan, former AMD of the National Theatre and Founder of Club Eleven.
“If you are around when they are Live, don’t miss it, you won’t regret it!” Severine at We7.com