Rebecca Jenkins, one of Canada’s most beloved and accomplished actresses, returns to her jazz roots with the release of Blue Skies. Co-produced by Jenkins with Joel Bakan (writer of The Corporation book and film) Jenkins lends her pure and soulful voice, and her original phrasing and interpretations, to some of the most celebrated standards in jazz music including such unforgettable tracks as Moon River, God Bless the Child and the enchanting title track Blue Skies.
Jenkins burst onto the Canadian film scene with her best actress Genie Award-winning performance as a 1940s jazz singer in Anne Wheeler's Bye Bye Blues. Her soulful and charismatic singing and acting in that film launched a career that has included numerous critically-acclaimed and award-winning roles in Canadian and American film and television. She has starred in CBC television’s Black Harbour series, alongside Oscar winners Tim Robbins (Bob Roberts) and Kevin Spacey (Darrow), and in, among other things, CBS's And Never Let Her Go, Guilty Hearts, Catch A Falling Star; Disney's Angels in the Infield; ABC's The Ruby Silver and “10.5”; and NBC's Bad Prospects, Till Death Do Us Part, and “Harvest for the Heart....
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