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Emilie-Claire Barlow

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Feelin' Groovy

(live at Orange Lounge)

Releases May 31, 2024


by Paul Simon, Art Garfunkel

Tenor Sax - Kelly Jefferson
Guitar - Reg Schwager
Bass - Jon Maharaj

Piano - Amanda Tosoff

Drums - Fabio Ragnelli

Produced by Emilie-Claire Barlow
Mixed by Spencer Sunshine


Emilie-Claire Barlow is an award winning and critically acclaimed Canadian jazz singer, arranger, record producer and voice actress. A two time Juno Award winner and 6 time nominee, she has released 12 self-produced albums on her own label, Empress Music Group. 

Her performing career spans over 24 years in venues ranging from Toronto’s storied Montreal Bistro & Top of the Senator, to Tokyo’s Cotton Club and more recently concerts with symphony orchestras at Toronto’s Massey Hall and Montreal’s Maison Symphonique. She has performed at the Montreal Jazz Festival on seven occasions including a 2015 performance on the Main Stage with 50,000 people attending. 

Ms. Barlow has lead bands featuring the finest musician’s in Canada. Her work as a band leader and producer has been recognized with a Juno Award nomination for “Producer of Year” for her recording “Clear Day” (2015) — notable for being only the 2nd Jazz recording nominated in this category. Ms. Barlow is also one of very few women to be honoured as “Producer of the Year”. 

Ms. Barlow’s all French recording “Seule ce soir” won a Juno and Felix Award in 2013 representing a major achievement in Canadian bilingualism. 

After releasing her second holiday album Lumières d'hiver in 2017, Emilie-Claire turned her attention to her duo project with Steve Webster, Bocana. Bocana has released 8 singles over the last couple of years in the electro-pop, lounge, world music genres, amassing a healthy following on streaming platforms. ECB has also released a collection of James Taylor covers as part of her JT Project. 

Her 13th full album "Spark Bird", was released March 31st, accompanied by a tour throughout 2023/24.



Key Points Spotify:


  • 175M total streams on Spotify

  • 825K monthly listeners

  • 27 songs with 1M plays +

  • 83K Spotify followers

  • Target playlists : Women in Jazz, French Jazz Cafe, Easy Jazz, Sweet Jazz, Jazz Relax, Bossa Chill, Jazzy Romance, Summer Breeze, Jazz Pop, Vocal Jazz Standards, Vocal Jazz, Jazz With Strings (Skylark, O) 

Key Points Pandora:


  • 182M total streams 

  • 60K Artist Station Adds

  • Heavily weighted toward algorithmic programming (60-80%)

  • Dinner Jazz, Diana Krall, Melody Gardot, French Cooking Jazz, Standards Vocal Jazz, French Cafe, Pink Martini


Key Points Apple:


  • 11.1M total streams on Apple Music and 41.2K song purchases on iTunes

  • Looking to grow editorial playlist placement 

  • Looking to grow audience outside of US


Key Points Amazon:


  • 45.2M total streams on Amazon Music with largest audience in US

  • Looking to grow editorial playlist placement - currently featured in Parisian Café, Queens of Jazz, Bubbles and Blue Notes, Romantic Jazz





> Steadily rising and currently at approximately 150K streams per day across major platforms plus 50K more on Pandora 

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