Julie Michels

jazz vocalist

Julie Michels Bio

Bio

Julie Michels was born in New Jersey and raised throughout Europe and the USA, before settling in Toronto, Canada. Her travels instilled a wanderlust not only for different countries, but for diversified cultures and distinct musical genres, all of which helped mold her career in music.




‘A glorious holler, hugely powerful, fearless, yet completely controlled.’
Mark Miller, Globe and Mail, Toronto

‘High octane, soulful jazz…filled with exciting twists and turns...’
Spill Magazine, Toronto

‘Risky, imaginative, fresh, and fun ...'
Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal

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Discography

Come Together

Come Together

Don Bradon and I were joined by the shining pianistic and arranging talents of Dave...
Old Friends Broadsway

Old Friends Broadsway

Talented ‘broads’ on an individual basis, the trio combines the humour of Carole Burnett and...
Bass & Voice

Bass & Voice

It took almost 16 years to get the chance to make another recording with George...
Live at Statler’s

Live at Statler’s

Kevin Barrett has the distinction of being both one helluva solo guitarist and one of...
She Sings He Plays

She Sings He Plays

Kevin Barrett and I had been playing music together for going on 15 years or...
Singing Naked

Singing Naked

Someone once asked me what it was like to sing hard core vocal jazz with...



'Musical performance rides the current
of what’s swirling around us, embracing a diversity of ways
in which we can grapple with the world around us.'




Postcards

It's been my greatest privilege to perform in some of greatest clubs with
some of the greatest musicians at home in Toronto, Canada and around the world.

C’est moi
C’est moi

Welcome to the music that’s my world! I’ve been truly blessed to have performed with such marvellous musicians throughout my career – Thank you all.

C’est moi
Julie & Kevin Barrett
Julie & Kevin Barrett

My long-time friend and musical conspirator Kevin Barrett is, quite simply, a gifted accompanist. 

Julie & Kevin Barrett
Julie and George Koller
Julie & George Koller

George and I have made beautiful music together for a very long time, and still every time we perform together it’s new and wonderful.

Julie & George Koller
Jammin’ in Annency France
Jammin’ in Annency France

A big thanks to the boys in the band:  Christophe Le Van, Philippe Le Van, Philippe Gourgaud, Philippe Martel

Jammin’ in Annency France
Live In Cairo
Cairo, Egypt

Performing with the musicians of the Cairo Symphony and for the people of Egypt will forever be one of my joyful memories.

Cairo, Egypt
Turin, Italy
Turin, Italy

What’s not to like. Italy and singing at the Turnio Jazz Club. What a trip!!

Turin, Italy

Contact

MANAGEMENT:
Carol Green • Renee Pappas
Redwood Entertainment
carol.green@redwoodentertainment.com
212.873.0475

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