Janiva Magness on Java Blend April 13, 2012
Los Angeles based Janiva Magness is one of today’s most talented and recognized blues and roots vocalists. A two-decade darling of the blues genre, Janiva’s vocal prowess is now being recognized by music critics at large.
Billboard writes “Magness carves out a niche by singing the blues with maturity and sophistication.”
Although her vocals are at times beautiful, this 49 year-old grandmother is best known for her sauciness and the bold, brazen beauty of her recordings and performances.