Jo Davie is a versatile vocalist, songwriter and teacher with a diverse repertoire traversing the realms of jazz standards, through to traditional gypsy music and contemporary popular styles. Jo has recently completed her Bachelor of Music degree at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, under the illustrious mentorship of Irene Bartlett. She passionately performs in both an originals duo, and her self-initiated Jo Davie Quartet, and was recently invited to showcase as part of the Brisbane Jazz Vocal Festival “Stars of the Future” event. Last year, she sang at both the Ozmanouche and Woodford Folk Festivals as the vocalist of ‘Cigany Weaver’ an emerging six-piece gypsy jazz band.
Jo enters the contemporary genre in her self-managed solo project, showcasing her intriguing song-writing talent and intricate story-telling ability. This project has seen her sing in established Brisbane venues including Black Bear Lodge and The Milk Factory whilst granting her performances with community festivals, the global ‘Sofar Sounds’ initiative, QUT’s indie 100 recording project and Brisbane Marketing’s ‘The City Sounds’. Jo is currently undertaking her Honours in performance at the Queensland Conservatorium whilst expanding her private teaching business and launching new recording projects.
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