Janine Johnson - Queen of Soul
Shows: 2 x 45 min
“Janine can SING……go see her”
David Arnold (Film Composer, James Bond)
“With a voice of smooth velvet and a body to die for, Janine Johnson embodies SOUL”
Sarah Jane Morris (The Communards)
What are the ingredients of the making of a SOUL DIVA?
Come along and let Janine enlighten you.
Soul Diva, Janine Johnson takes to the stage singing songs that have shaped the careers of divas - past and present - including Shirley Bassey, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan... and the list goes on.
As well as being a rising solo artist on the Jazz/Soul music scene, Janine's 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. In 2019 she toured the UK as the lead in the show "Aretha Respect" and also as one of 2 lead vocalists on "Remembering The Movies" with Aljaz and Janette of "Strictly Come Dancing". As a strong, dynamic and flexible vocalist she thrives in these high energy shows that require flexibility and focus.
Janine is adventurous and passionate about life in general and that depth of connection to life only strengthens her as a singer/actor. Bilingual in Spanish, she was living and working in Spain for 12 years before returning to London to further her music/acting career. She trained in Musical Theatre at Guildford School of Acting and has played a number of roles in Theatre and TV. As a singer/songwriter she has one Album; Strength, Wisdom and Growth, and an EP called Passion with planned releases for 2022.