Barlow performing at the UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival
|Birth name||Emilie-Claire Barlow|
June 6, 1976 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Genres||Jazz, swing, bossa nova|
|Occupations||Singer, songwriter, actress|
|Labels||Empress Music Group|
Emilie-Claire Barlow (born 6 June 1976) is a Canadian jazz singer and voice actress. Born to parents who were professional musicians, she was encouraged to sing and study several instruments including piano, cello, clarinet and violin. By age seven she had begun her career, singing television and radio commercials.
Barlow's first album Sings was released in 1998. She has received three nominations for Canada's Juno Awards and was named "Female Vocalist of the Year" at the 2008 National Jazz Awards. Amongst her musical influences, Barlow has named artists Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder.
Barlow has also provided voices for several animated television series, including Sailor Venus and Sailor Mars in Sailor Moon, Bakugan Battle Brawlers and one of the lead characters Courtney in Total Drama.
Her grandfathers were Cy Leonard and Bob Homme; her father is award-winning jazz drummer Brian Barlow (aka Brian Leonard). Her mother, Judy Tate, is a composer, arranger, and singer. Her uncle was Richard Homme, a Canadian jazz bassist who died 6 May 2011.
|2001||Tribute||Nominated for "Best Vocal Jazz Album" at the Juno Awards of 2002.|
|2005||Like a Lover|
|2006||Winter Wonderland||Released in 2006 as a Christmas album.|
|2007||The Very Thought of You||Nominated for "Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" at the Juno Awards of 2008|
|2009||Haven't We Met?||Nominated for "Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" at the Juno Awards of 2010|
|2010||The Beat Goes On||Nominated for "Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" at the Juno award of 2011|
|2012||Seule ce soir||Winner for "Vocal Jazz Album of the Year" at the Juno Awards of 2013|
|2000||Just Around the Corner||Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie||Soundtrack|
|2004||Sailing on the Real True Love
Loving the World
|Touch of Pink||Soundtrack|
|2007||Mood Indigo||Real Divas - Torch Light, Vol 1||Compilation album|
|2007||Gentle Rain||Real Divas - Torch Light, Vol 2||Compilation album|
|2008||All the Diamonds||A Thousand Nights||Melanie Doane||Also featuring Kathryn Rose|
|1992||Oh, What a Night||Lorraine|
|2012||Z-Baw||Mara (voice)||Main role|
|1994||The Mighty Jungle||Cheryl (Voice)||1 episode: "Home Alone"|
|1998, 2000||Sailor Moon||Sailor Mars (voice)/Sailor Venus (voice)||94 episodes|
|1998||Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend||Siren #2 (voice)||1 episode: "Ulysses and the Journey Home"|
|2004||6teen||Chrissy (voice)||3 episodes|
|2005||Wayside||Johan (voice)||1 episode|
|2007||Bakugan Battle Brawlers||Alice Gehabich (voice)||39 episodes|
|2007–2008||Total Drama Island||Courtney (voice)||16 episodes|
|2009–2010||Total Drama Action||Courtney (voice)||17 episodes|
|2009-2010||Bakugan: New Vestroia||Alice Gehabich (voice)||? episodes|
|2009||The Dating Guy||Rachel (voice)/Hot Chick Pot Creature (voice)||1 episode each|
|2009||Stoked||Mrs. Ridgemount (voice)||11 episodes|
|2011||Total Drama World Tour||Courtney (voice)||23 episodes|
|2011-2013||Almost Naked Animals||Bunny (voice)||40 episodes|
|2011||Skatoony||Courtney (voice)||1 episode, Grest|
|2011||Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge||Chris (voice)||12 episodes|
|2012-2013||Fugget About It||Theresa Maria Falcone||18 episodes|
|2013||Total Drama: All-Stars||Courtney (voice)||11 episodes|
|2013 - present||Peg + Cat||Mermaid (voice)|
- Alex Henderson, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Allmusic, retrieved 23 November 2010.
- Awards Database - Artist Summary (Emilie-Claire Barlow), http://junoawards.ca/, retrieved 23 November 2010.
- Producer, Emilie-Claire Barlow ‘Will You Still Be Mine' , EJazzNews Music Sampler, 12 April 2010.
- Emilie-Claire Barlow, Facebook
- Asma Khaliq, Up close with a familiar voice; From Sailor Mars to Timmy's ads, Emilie-Claire Barlow is someone you've definitely heard, thestar.com, 1 March 2007.
- "Biography of Cy Leonard". Cy Leonard official site. 2008. Retrieved 22 April 2013.
- Brian Barlow Biography, Canadian Jazz Archive, retrieved 23 November 2010
- 7 Arts Music
- Official Website
- Emilie-Claire Barlow on Twitter
- Emilie-Claire Barlow at the Internet Movie Database
- Emilie-Claire Barlow at Anime News Network's encyclopedia