Christmas Special

Janine Johnson 'Soul in the City'

with Special Guest: Martha High (James Brown)

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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 artists such as Gwen McCrae, Chaka Khan, Jocelyn Brown, The Brand-New Heavies, Incognito...This night is for you. Janine will also pay special tribute to the Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin. 'Soul in the City' is your quarterly soul inspired sanctuary bringing exciting new guests to share and delight.

Special Guest: Martha High (James Brown)

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£29.50

“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)

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Martha High (James Brown)

For over 30 years this Soul Goddess worked and toured with James Brown and you get to witness her soulful prowess up close and personal. High sang with Brown on "Summertime," and appears on the James Brown Original Funky Divas LP. She has also toured extensively with Maceo Parker. Come down for this especially festive and funky celebration with James Brown’s longest running female vocalist. Pay your dues to the undisputed Funky Diva.

Janine Johnson 

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.

Janine has a special ability finding the right guests to aid in the creation of her soulful sanctuary. This will be a 'Soul In The City' like never before with the marriage of spoken word and live soul and jazz. A night not to be missed!