Barlow in Mexico, December 2014
6 June 1976 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Emilie-Claire Barlow (born 6 June 1976) is a Canadian jazz singer, arranger, record producer and voice actress. A 2 time Juno Award winner, she has released 11 self produced jazz albums on her own label and has voiced dozens of characters for animated television series.
Barlow's first album Sings was released in 1998. She has received seven nominations for Canada's Juno Awards with her album Seule ce soir winning for best Jazz Vocal Recording in 2013 and Clear Day winning the same award in 2016. Seule ce soir also won Album of the Year - Jazz Interpretation at the 2013 ADISQ Awards.
Barlow was named Female Vocalist of the Year at the 2008 National Jazz Awards. Amongst her musical influences, Barlow has named Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder. She sings in English, French, and Portuguese.
Barlow has also provided voices for many 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 Island.
She was encouraged by her parents to sing and study several instruments including piano, cello, clarinet and violin. Barlow studied voice at the Etobicoke School of Arts and music theory and arranging at Humber College.
Barlow's grandfathers were ventriloquist Cy Leonard and actor 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.
Rhythm Tracks Label
Empress Music Group Label
- Like a Lover (2005)
- Winter Wonderland (2006)
- The Very Thought of You (2007)
- Haven't We Met? (2009)
- The Beat Goes On (2010)
- Seule ce soir (2012)
- Live in Tokyo (2014)
- Clear Day (2015)
- Si J'étais un homme (2014) - Single
- Neige - single On a tous quelque chose de Sweet People (2014) Various Artist
- Real Divas - Torch Light, Vol 1 (2007)
- Real Divas - Torch Light, Vol 2 (2007)
- Best Audiophile Voice V (2007) Premium Records
- A Jazz & Blues Christmas (2008) Putamayo
- Best Audiophile Voice VII (2010) Premium Records
- Best Audiophile Voice VI' (2010) Premium Records
- Les Parfums de Paris 2 (2013)) High Note
- Acoustic Christmas (2013) Putamayo
- Radio Monte Carlo Vol. 7 (2014)
As a Guest Vocalist
- All the Diamonds A Thousand Nights Melanie Doane (2008)
- Sophisticated Ladies (2012) Peter Appleyard - Linus Entertainment
- My Funny Valentine: the Chet Baker Songbook (2013) Matt Dusk Koch International
- Just Passing Through -The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Vol. 2 (2014) - Alma Records
- Carousel - Dave Weckl and Jay Oliver Convergence (2014)
- Michel Legrand & Ses Amis - with Mario Pelchat
- Nuages - West Trainz: Train Songs - Eric West-Millette
- Just Around the Corner Cardcaptor Sakura: The Movie (2000) Single
- Sailing on the Real True Love & Loving the World Touch of Pink (2004)
- Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
- Pirate's Passage (2015)
|2002||Juno Awards||Tribute||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2008||Juno Awards||The Very Thought of You||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2008||National Jazz Awards||Female Vocalist of the Year||Won|
|2008||Gemini Awards||Words to Music: Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame||Best Performance in a Variety Program||Nominated|
|2010||Juno Awards||Haven't We Met?||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2011||Juno Awards||The Beat Goes On||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Nominated|
|2011||SiriusXM Independent Album of the Year||Jazz Artist of the Year||Won|
|2013||Juno Awards||Seule ce soir||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Won|
|2013||ADISQ Awards||Seule ce soir||Album of the Year - Jazz Interpretation||Won|
|2013||SiriusXM Independent Album of the Year||Jazz Artist of the Year||Won|
|2013||ACTRA Awards||Almost Naked Animals - Miss Surrounding Area (Bunny)||Outstanding Performance - Voice||Nominated|
|2016||Juno Awards||Clear Day||Vocal Jazz Album of the Year||Won|
|2016||Juno Awards||Clear Day||Producer of the Year||Nominated|
|2016||ADISQ Awards||Clear Day||Album de l’année - Jazz||Nominated|
|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, DIC dub|
|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|
|2010||Total Drama World Tour||Courtney (voice)||23 episodes|
|2011-2013||Almost Naked Animals||Bunny (voice)||40 episodes|
|2011||Skatoony||Courtney (voice)||1 episode, Guest|
|2011||Bakugan: Mechtanium Surge||Chris (voice)||12 episodes|
|2011||Beyblade: Metal Masters||Lera (voice)||1 episode|
|2013||Beyblade: Metal Fury||Lera (voice)||1 episode|
|2012-present||Fugget About It||Theresa Maria Falcone||39 episodes|
|2013||Total Drama: All-Stars||Courtney (voice)||11 episodes|
|2013–present||Peg + Cat||Mermaid (voice)|
|2015||Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race||Ellody and Laurie (voice)||Ellody (5 episodes), Laurie (7 episodes)|
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|Voice of Sailor Mars
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|Voice of Sailor Venus
Eps. 83 - 159