Janis Mann at Alva's Showroom
Music Lover uploaded this event on January 2, 2013
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A native New Yorker, Janis is now a favorite on the Los Angeles jazz scene, her performances a hit in L.A.'s best rooms including Catalina's, The Jazz Bakery, Charlie O's, The A-Frame, and Steamers. "This exceptional jazz vocalist has been making waves with her performances. Good stuff!" notes Brick Wahl of the L.A. Weekly. In addition to her own popular shows, Janis often performs on stage with jazz legend Diane Schuur, including recent appearances at the Blue Note in New York, Yoshi's, Anthology, and in Las Vegas.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Janis grew up on Long Island, drawing inspiration from her mom, a gifted singer, who would play for her the music of the great jazz singers like Sarah, Nat, and Ella. She studied classical piano and later, indulging her growing passion for folk music, learned the guitar. In her late teens, Janis packed up her guitar and headed for Europe. She supported herself in her travels by playing and singing in the cafes of Paris and Amsterdam and in the Middle East. After returning to New ...