Joni's Soul is a collaboration between "from-the-heart" singer Gina Foster and former longtime Van Morrison guitarist Ronnie Johnson, joined by some of UK's finest players with a shared love for an artist they consider one of the greatest singer/songwriters and guitar innovators of the last half century.
Coyote, Hejira, Edith and the Kingpin, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, A Case of You, Trouble Child, Help Me and Gina’s stunning performance of Both Sides Now - it’s through songs like these that the band explore the unique songwriting and gift of performance Joni revealed in her iconic albums Blue, Court and Spark, Hejira, The Hissing of Summer Lawns and beyond …
Drawing on their own emotional response to these songs Joni’s Soul have looked beyond merely the faithful reproduction of the Joni Mitchell songbook to shine a light on the most soulful aspects of her words and music. The band's 2018 cd 'Shades Of Joni' illustrates their warm and well-defined interpretations of Joni's achievements, namely some of the finest songwriting and performance of the twentieth century.
"A captivating evening of world-class music .... a musical journey of interwoven word plays and melodic sweeps" Get Ready To Rock
Gina Foster (vocals), Ronnie Johnson and Patrick Johnson (guitars), Ross Stanley (keyboards), Steve Pearce (bass), Richard Bailey (drums). More information here.