John Alcorn (singer)

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This article is about the Canadian jazz singer. For the American artist, see John Alcorn (artist).
John Alcorn
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John Alcorn performing at Live@Courthouse, April 17, 2007 (photo by Greg King)
Background information
Born Toronto, Ontario
Genres Jazz
Pop Standards
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1990–present
Associated acts Molly Johnson, Holly Cole

John Alcorn is a Canadian jazz singer.


Born in Toronto, Ontario and raised in Trinidad, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and New Hampshire, Alcorn returned to Toronto as an adult and began performing in jazz clubs. He released his first album in 1999, and was named Male Vocalist of the Year by the Jazz Report Awards. He also earned a Dora Award in 1997 as music director and composer for Theresa Tova's play Still the Night.

Alcorn has also acted in a number of television films, including Must Be Santa and The Piano Man's Daughter.

Alcorn is the partner of puppeteer and dramatist Ronnie Burkett.[1] His daughter, Coco Love Alcorn, is also a noted Canadian jazz and pop singer.


  • Haunted (1999)
  • Quiet Night (2003)


  1. ^ Grace, Gillian (September 2007). "Home at last", Toronto Life 41 (9): 55–65.

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