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USA Today loves Elizabeth Shepherd’s “soulful coolness”. Great reception for Rewind across America.

Posted on November 8, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd has received nothing but praise for her new album Rewind and so far, the US press has been especially enthusiastic. The record has been on the Top 50 jazz chart in America for the past couple of weeks and, this week, USA Today highlighted Elizabeth’s “soulful coolness” and included a track from Rewind in... Read More

Next up: London. Montreal. Tokyo. Toronto. New York. Sleep.

Posted on November 7, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd wraps up a string of European dates with a show at Pizza Express in London, England tonight. She gets a little time off to recover from the jetlag before she’s off again. Here’s what’s next on the tour schedule: November 16 / Upstairs / Montreal, QC November 26 / Embassy Club / Tokyo,... Read More

Hear Elizabeth live on Swedish National Radio!

Posted on October 26, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd makes her Swedish debut at the renowned Umea Jazz Festival as she kicks off her European tour today. You can tune in and listen online as Swedish national broadcaster Sveriges Radio will be broadcasting live from the festival, which features a lot of great, progressive Scandinavian artists like Bugge Wesseltoft as well as... Read More

Watch Elizabeth sing Across the Universe on Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Posted on June 21, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd is currently on a coast-to-coast tour with Michael Occhipinti’s new project Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon. The band – and the record, which entered the iTunes Jazz Chart at #2 – features an all-star cast of Canadian jazz musicians, including Roberto Occhipinti, Mark Kelso, and Kevin Turcotte. The Globe and Mail... Read More

Elizabeth Shepherd does John Lennon! Tour starts June 19

Posted on June 11, 2012News0 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd is one of the featured vocalists on the upcoming release, Shine On: The Universe of John Lennon. Shine On is a supergroup of Canadian jazz musicians led by by guitarist and 8-time JUNO nominee, Michael Occhipinti whose unpredictable arrangements make iconic Lennon tunes fresh again. The physical release will be available July 17,... Read More

Elizabeth talks Rewind, jazz and motherhood with CBC Music

Posted on April 10, 2012News0 Comments

CBC Music’s Li Robbins interviewed Elizabeth about Rewind and how the album came to be. Here’s the piece that ran on the CBC Music site: Elizabeth Shepherd is known as a maverick when it comes to jazz singing – someone who sings her own, original material. (Not something you can say of too many jazz... Read More

A word from Elizabeth: on the birth of a child and the birth of an album

Posted on March 1, 2012News0 Comments

Time is speeding up.  Ever since the arrival of my daughter, Sanna, I’ve noticed that whether I’m relishing watching her perform the most simple task with increasing precision or waiting for her to fall asleep (please God) so I can catch a few more winks myself, the underlying truth of the matter is this: the... Read More

Latest press: Globe and Mail raves about Elizabeth

Posted on April 19, 2011News0 Comments

Elizabeth wrapped up her spring tour and 14 months of globe-trotting in support of her much acclaimed third album Heavy Falls the Night with a memorable show at the beautiful Trinity St Paul’s church in Toronto this past Sunday. The Globe and Mail, Canada’s leading national newspaper, dispatched music writer J.D. Considine to cature the... Read More

Elizabeth wraps up 14 months of touring with big hometown show April 17

Posted on April 7, 2011News Uncategorized0 Comments

Elizabeth will wrap up her Spring Tour at Trinity St Paul’s United Church in Toronto on April 17 with her first big hometown show since her sold-out CD release at Glenn Gould Studio in March 2010. The two-time JUNO nominee spent much of the past 14 months touring in Japan, Europe, Canada, and the US,... Read More

Help Elizabeth win her second Jazz Artist of the Year award. Cast your vote before March 12

Posted on March 5, 2011News5 Comments

Elizabeth Shepherd has again been nominated for “Jazz Artist of the Year” by The Canadian Independent Music Awards, known as “The Indies”. Elizabeth won the award in 2007. The winners of The Indies are determined by a combination of fan and industry voting. In other words, you can help Elizabeth win by going here to... Read More

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