Jazz singer and cabaret performer, Joanna Strand, brings her 'beautiful, pure and richly melodic voice' (John Etheridge) and dazzles audiences with her original arrangements.
Her musical journey has taken in many genres, which she weaves into her programmes with elegance and taste.
'Joanna has the power to delight, impress and most of all- touch the soul. She has mastered every genre she puts her magnificent voice to, and brings something fresh and exciting to the jazz world.'
Michael Garrick MBE
Joanna studied at postgraduate level at The Royal Academy of Music, she specialised in lieder and French art song, and was invited to sing with the Royal Academy Big Band.
As an actress and singer, she has walked the boards in numerous West End, touring and Broadway productions of plays, musicals and operas including Phantom of The Opera (West End), Master Class (Bath Theatre Royal and Broadway transfer) and many more.
Joanna Strand is a true vocal talent. It is rare you come across such an exquisite voice from an actress of such depth'.
Joanna enjoys performing at jazz venues across the UK and US, and has performed at the Crazy Coqs, Pizza Express Dean Street, The Pheasantry and in New York at Feinsteins, 54 Below, The Algonquin and many more.
Joanna has collaborated with award winning singer/ songwriter, Ann Hampton Calloway, and fellow West End cabaret artist Jacqui Tate, and many other illustrious 'friends' as part of her Joanna Strand and Friends series.
Photographer: Nichole Rees