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Jo Harrop

Music

Overview

  • Jazz act
  • Fantastic repertoire of jazz classic as well as jazz takes on more modern artists
  • Performs as a jazz singer with various backing band options from a duo up to a quintet

Location

Jo is based in London and is able to travel for events

Standard Set Times

  • 2 hour long sets with one 15 minute break
  • 3 x 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks

About this Act

Jo Harrop is a solo jazz singer who has a refined mellow sound evoking the greats such as Anita O'Day & Billie Holliday and has graced many prestigious stages and studios around the UK, she delivers a beautifully warm and swinging sound.

Her repertoire takes in artists from the swing era such as Ella and Frank and she also performs songs for more recent acts such as Sade and Amy Winehouse. She is available to hire as a duo up to a quiet with various musical options. 

Testimonial

"No worries here, this girl was born to sing jazz! Jo has all the emotional warmth and sensibility to melt the chilliest of hearts, and her laid back charm implies the right sort of tact she naturally has for her engaging take on soul jazz. Undeniable star quality"

Blues & Soul Magazine

“ A singing sensation”.... Her voice is amazing – think Islay whisky, dark porter or tannin-rich red wine –deep, the lissome lady is a class act"

Bebop Spoken Here Blog

Set List

My Romance - Ella Fitzgerald
Its Alright With Me - Frank Sinatra
Hymne To Love - Edith Piaf
Why Don't You Do Right - Peggy Lee
With A Song In My Heart - Ella Fitzgerald
Manhattan - Ella Fitzgerald
Too Close For Comfort - Ella Fitzgerald
Too Darn Hot - Ella Fitzgerald
From This Moment On - Anita O'Day
Tea For Two - Anita O'Day
Sweet Georgie Brown - Anita O'Day
I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Jack Jones
Time After Time - Tony Bennett
As Long As He Needs Me - Dionne Warwick
The Man I Love - Billie Holiday
Two For The Road - Peggy Lee
Tell Him I Said Hello - Betty Carter
I Could Have Told You - Frank Sinatra
Sophisticated Lady - Billie Holiday
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love - Ella Fitzgerald
I Could Write A Book - Ella Fitzgerald
This Masquerade - The Carpenters
You Don’t Know What Love Is - Billie Holiday
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Ain’t Misbehavin - Bessie Smith
You Took Advantage Of Me - Ella Fitzgerald
Fly Me To The Moon - Tony Bennett
Night And Day - Tony Bennet
All Of Me - Anita O'Day
The Look Of Love - Dusty Springfield
Lullaby Of Birdland - Ella Fitazgerald
In A Sentimental Mood - Dianne Reeves
Fine and Mellow Blues - Billie Holiday
Get Happy - Judy Garland
No Greater Love - Amy Winehouse
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Autumn Leaves - Jack Jones
Hymn To Love - Edith Piaf
Love Me Or Leave Me - Frank Sinatra
Bye Bye Blackbird - Julie London
The Nearness Of You - Norah Jones
Cheek to Cheek - Ella and Louis
All The Things You Are - Tony Bennett
The Way You Look Tonight - Tony Bennett
These Foolish Things - Anita O'day
Gee Baby - Billie Holiday
Georgia - Ray Charles
It Never Entered My Mind - Sarah Vaughn
It’s Alright With Me - Frank Sinatra
This Girls in Love With You – Dionne Warwick
What The World Needs Now - Dionne Warwick
Mood indigo - Nina Simone
Anything Goes - Julie London
Until You Come Back To Me - Aretha Franklin
Lovin You - Minnie Ripperton
We Found Love - Rhianna (Jazz version)
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Love - Anita Baker
Whats Goin On - Marvin Gaye
No Ordinary Love - Sade
Natural Woman - Carole King

Lineup

  • Jazz duo - vocals with guitar or piano
  • Jazz trio - vocals with guitar/piano and double bass
  • Jazz quartet - vocals with guitar/piano, double bass and drums
  • Jazz quintet - vocals with guitar/piano, horn, double bass and drums

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