Winter Jazz Fest at The Saint Paul Hotel January 31 - our set is at 4:45!
Rave Reviews for JoAnn's new Jazz in The Lobby Bar CD!
The album is near perfection – jazzy, breezy, contemplative even. I am especially taken by Funk – she has an appealing bedroom coquettish voice, like a modern Blossom Dearie – it’s instantly unique, recognizable, and intimate.She does the arrangements for these songs, and they are wonderful, making songs like “Someone To Watch Over Me” and “The Very Thought Of You” sound fresher than Minnesotan snow … Diary through the Arts Blog 7/9/15
Just when you think you never want to hear another version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” along comes jazz singer and pianist JoAnn Funk with one so idiomatic and enchanting that it seems like a brand-new song. Her voice, her arrangements, and her timing are sui generis, and she has the ideal musical partner in bassist Jeff Brueske ... MinnPost 5/15/2015
Jazz in The Lobby Bar is heard on all these stations! It's #1 at four stations and in the top ten at five stations!
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