Joniece Jamison

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Joniece Jamison
Birth name Joniece Jamison
Origin United States
Genres Pop music, Soul, Gospel
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1980's—
Associated acts François Feldman, Eurythmics, Sylvie Vartan

Joniece Jamison (born in Baltimore, USA in 1956) is an American singer. In France, she achieved notability recording two successful duets with French artist François Feldman: "Joue pas" in 1989 (#2 in France) and "J'ai peur" in 1991 (#7 in France). Her album Gospel peaked at #144 in France in January 2005.[1]

She had also collaborated with many notable artists such as Elton John, Catherine Lara, Sylvie Vartan and was notably a backing singer with Eurythmics in the 1980s, and with Soma Riba in the 2000s.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Mother of two, Jamison has lived in France since 1980 after being invited by the French singer Sylvie Vartan, whom she has met in the United States.[3][4]

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • 1990 : Life
  • 1994 : Dream in Color
  • 2007 : Nuances Gospel

Singles[edit]

  • 1984 : "Polar" maxi single with Bernard Guyvan (Phil Barney and Debbie Davis)
  • 1989 : Joue pas (in duo with François Feldman)
  • 1991 : J'ai peur (in duo with François Feldman)
  • 2004 : A chance to be free (on a music of Marc Kowalczyk)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joniece Jamison's discography and peak positions in France Lescharts.com (Retrieved November 16, 2008)
  2. ^ Elia Habib, Muz hit. tubes, p. 165 (ISBN 2-9518832-0-X)
  3. ^ www.eurythmics.me.uk — Interview with Joniece Jamison
  4. ^ http://s4.e-monsite.com/2011/04/08/96602317biojoniece-doc-pdf.pdf