Jo Garland

Portrait of Jo Garland


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An internationally acclaimed vocalist, Jo’s career has stretched over 25 years, working with some of the most iconic names on the international music scene. She first signed to the legendary George Michael’s music label AGEAN, where she featured on a variety of his albums including Older, Ladies & Gentleman, Patience and George Michael Unplugged. Jo was a regular feature in George Michael’s touring group throughout his career, also appearing on two of his videos ‘Spinning the Wheel’ and ‘Fast Love’. Her catalogue of work with other artists reads like a ‘Who’s Who’ of music, having recorded, toured and performed with Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, Sting, Rita Ora, Seal, Scissor Sisters, Ronan Keating, Boyzone, Tom Jones, Tom Odell, Jools Holland, Garth Brooks, Shaggy, Olly Murs, James Blunt, Supergrass, Aqua, Boy George, All Saints… and the list keeps growing. 

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