Jenna Monroe

Reviews

"A performance of power and passion She sang classic work songs and spirituals magnificently and should take this to as wide an audience as possible."

Newbury Weekly News

"Piercingly understated, chilling... her vocal technique underpins the beauty of her delivery, but it is the soulful quality of her repertoire and willingness to sing with her whole being that brings her work to life in a unique way."

Stroud News & Journal

Monroe sings Cohen - Stroud News & Journal

Jenna makes a thrilling splash in Bath - Stroud News & Journal

"A singer of terrific emotional power."

Gloucestershire Echo

What other artists say about Jenna’s work

"Her voice is so rich and free - fabulous listening"

Tony Platt, platinum award-winning producer of ASWAD, Krokus, AC/DC.

"An absolutely mesmerising performer"

Marion Montgomery, jazz singer.

"Rich and beautiful"

Helen Chadwick, singer

"Utterly original - an enormous talent"

Maria Jagusz, mezzo soprano

"Extraordinarily beautiful"

Keith Tippett,experimental jazz pianist

"The most intuitive, intensely musical singer I have ever worked with"

Ian Barr, former head of vocal studies, Mountview

"...a wealth of pianistic and vocal colour and excellence, harmonic richness and beauty, poetic flights as well as depths... an enormously wide range: humour, pathos, sorrow, joy. Jenna created an atmosphere of tremendous warmth and ease and made the whole evening a most rewarding experience. A wonderful artist."

Gilbert Biberian, classical guitarist/composer

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

BBC RADIO GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Wednesday, July 1st 12:10 p.m
Interview with Robin Fuller on the Claire Carter Show
Premiering her latest recording of R Fuller’s: ‘The Shetland Bus’ and singing live on air

Jenna sings freedom songs at the Stroud Sacred Music Festival
Saturday, July 3rd, 8:40 p.m
St Lawrence Church, Stroud
Tickets on door: £10

Jenna sings: A Tribute to Billie Holiday
‘Musical Memories’, Stroud Subscription Rooms
Thursday, July 16th, 2 p.m
Tickets on door: £6




PREVIOUS PERFORMANCES


Fondation des Etats-Unis, Paris - Colet House, London - St James Piccadilly, London - Savoy Hotel, London - The Bristol Folk House, Bristol - New Greenham Arts Centre, Newbury, Berks - The Albert Hole at the Albert Inn, Bristol - The Everyman Studio Theatre, Cheltenham - The Abbey nr Oxford - The Isbourne Holistic Centre, Cheltenham - Cheltenham Town Hall
Sundial Theatre, Cirencester - Cricklade Theatre, Andover - The Forest Theatre, Forest of Dean - The Space, Stroud, Glos - Hawkwood College, Stroud, Glos - Greyfriars Chapel, Reading - Hedley’s Hay, Somerset
Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading, Berks - The Compass Centre, Norfolk - Westridge Open Centre, Highclere, Berks - The Pear Tree Centre, Herefordshire - Gloucester Cathedral
The Portal Hall, Burghclere, Berks - Grayshot Hall - Stationers Hall, London - Star Anise Arts Café, Stroud, Glos
Café Rouge, Newbury, Berks - The George Café, Newnham on Severn, Glos -
Donnington Valley Hotel, Newbury, Berks - Warners Entertainment Hotel, Herefordshire - St Nicholas Church, Newbury, Berks - St Mary’s Church, Bucklebury, Berks - with the Nomadic Academy of Fools: Berlin, Belfast, London