Janine Johnson 'Soul in the City'

with Special Guest: Rogiers (Alicia Keys)

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Last Show: Friday 27 th September 2019

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

British soul diva Janine Johnson hosts a night for lovers of 'Old Skool' soul and jazz. Celebrating the great soul classics to the finest sounds of the new generation. If you are passionate about soul and jazz music and like artists such as Gwen McCrae, Chaka Khan, Jocelyn Brown, James Brown, The Staple Singers, The Brand-New Heavies, Incognito...This night is for you. 'Soul in the City' is your quarterly soul inspired sanctuary bringing exciting new guests to share and delight. 

Special Guest: Rogiers (Alicia Keys)


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“Janine can SING……go see her”

David Arnold (Film Composer, James Bond)


Rogiers, (pronounced Ro-ghe-ay), singer, songwriter and producer will be known by most as the original keyboardist, organist and background singer on the “Songs in A Minor” tours with Alicia Keys. Others may know his critically acclaimed album “Life & Music: All of It. ”which produced the single “Hollywood Story," a collaboration with Grammy winners Robert Glasper & Bilal. 

He is the warm voice behind Stax recording artist and Grammy nominee N’Dambi. He worked as a songwriter / hook singer for Hip-Hop and R&B producers under Sean “PDiddy” Combs, Tommy Mattola, Will.I.AM and others.

Rogiers’ career is a roller coast ride of star-studded collaborations. Aside from already performing on stages all across the world (e.g. Blue Note, Coachella, Montreal Jazz Festival… He also has a long discography of his own. 

A dynamic and versatile singer who has been behind so many of the CDs you will have in your collection. Get ready to be drenched in his smooth velvety vocals.

Janine Johnson

Janine always brings exciting guests to Soul In The City but we have a feeling this will be a night unlike any other.

“With a voice of smooth velvet and a body to die for, Janine Johnson embodies SOUL” Sarah Jane Morris (The Communards)

"Janine has a unique ability to captivate and draw the audience in through her amazing voice and persona on stage, weaving a little story throughout her performance and drawing us into her inner sanctuary - which is a special & soulful place to be!" Paul Newman (Smooth FM, Capital Radio, Solar Radio)

As well as being a rising solo artist on the Jazz/Soul music scene, Janine is a lead vocalist with the Westcoast Soulstars and Urban Voices Collective and she works regularly in the music industry as a backing vocalist and session singer. Her collaborations include: Ian Shaw, Paloma Faith, Bobby McFerrin, Cool Million, Take That, George Michael, Ray Davies, The Who, Kaiser Chiefs, Sarah Jane Morris, David Arnold and the list continues.