Jo Harman To Play Cardiff Solo Show Ahead Of Lamont Dozier Tour
A multi award winning/nominated performer, Jo has achieved considerable success at home and abroad, headlining prestigious venues and festivals throughout Europe and beyond, including playing as one of eleven artists to 300k people at Parkpop, in The Hague.
Her latest studio album People We Become was recorded in Nashville and includes a cameo from soul superstar Michael McDonald on the BBC Radio 2 play-listed track, 'When We Were Young'.
Jo can also be heard on a forthcoming album by legendary Motown composer Lamont Dozier duetting with him on a new version of the 1966 Tamla Motown classic, Reach Out, I’ll Be There, of which he wrote for The Four Tops.
Lamont’s album, 'Reimagination', is an acoustic re-interpretation of some of his most famed compositions. The record, includes cameo appearances from many industry notables such as Gregory Porter, Sir Cliff Richard, Graham Nash, Todd Rundgren, Rumerand more and is followed, in June, by Lamont's first ever solo UK tour.
The tour will be an evening of unplugged acoustic backing to Lamont’s own versions of these iconic songs with music direction by bandleader/producer Fred Mollin. Lamont will be telling the stories behind the classic songs. Jo Harman will be a featured addition to the performances.
Jo says of her involvement in the project. “For me, two major pillars of modern music are The Beatles and Motown. To play even a small part in this, well, historic record is genuinely mind blowing for me. It's such a total honour to be involved'.
In the meantime Jo can be seen and heard at Cardiff’s Acapella studios on March 10
- Visit www.acapela.co.uk/events/jo-harman/ for details