Juliann sings in four languages & performs all genres of music including jazz, blues, r&b, funk, soul, disco, rock, rock & roll, country musical theatre & more.
Since the release of Juliann’s North American debut full-length album Don’t Explain in April 2010, Juliann has made record deals in four countries, won Best New Artist Original Jazz Music in the Barrie Music Festival & opened the first ever in 30 years, jazz festival in Canadian Music Week & performed with Jazz greats such as Gene DiNovi, Robi Botos, David Restivo & many more. She has reached the top 1-10 spots all over Canada & the USA & has airplay on over 220 radio stations in Canada & the USA receiving rave reviews. She has headlined the Mont Tremblant Jazz Festival, performed at the Celebrate Toronto festival, TD Jazz Festival, Port Credit Street Festival, toured with Cats in Germany, Joseph… across North America, Beauty & the Beast in Japan, & performed at countless festivals & events around the world. Film & TV credits include; the long-running Canadian drama DaVinci’s Inquest, First Wave, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio with Woody Harrelson, Julianne Moore & Laura Dern, Martin & Lewis with Sean Hayes. Juliann is the proud owner/ director/ choreographer of Pro Arts triple-threat events company & school & owner-director of Norfolk County’s Official Premier Festival South Coast Jazz (www.southcoastjazz.com)
Her newest 2017 release, A Good Jazz Collection is an Asian Record Deal release in Singapore Thailand & Malaysia, her originals album Broken Compass, Blue Girl Green- BLUES CD & her 2010 release Don’t Explain showcase her innate gifts & versatility. They are a celebration of a life’s journey that have been by turns exciting & glamorous yet also challenging & painful. Her own indomitable spirit & influences from great jazz, R&B, soul and rock divas past & present shine all the way through.
Hear all of her albums and her all-originals album Broken Compass on iTunes. Broken Compass is graced by an all-star cast of Canadian musicians: David Restivo, Brian Dickinson, Scott Metcalfe (piano) Ross MacIntyre, Lee Hutchinson (bass), Mark Kelso, Sly Juhas, Glenn Anderson (drums), Kevin Barrett, Eric St-Laurent, Nathan Hiltz (guitar), Richard Underhill, Alison Young (sax), Rob Somerville, Chris Butcher (trombone), Davide Direnzo (Percussion).
Juliann’s passion for music & sharing creative energy with an audience radiates from the stage. In person, one is quickly impressed by the scope of her perspective & confident yet humble personality. She is equally informed by the glare of the spotlight & sheer hard work behind the scenes.
Her musical voice has been shaped by over 25 years of diverse experience as a vocalist, actress, director, producer, dancer, and choreographer.
DATE: Sunday, July 30th, 2017
EVENT: Jazz on the Rise – Juliann Kuchocki & Dave Restivo Duo
LOCATION: Megalomaniac Winery( 3930 Cherry Ave, Vineland ON)
TIME: 1:15pm – 2pm
TICKET PRICE: FREE