Joy Eden Harrison

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Joy Eden Harrison (born September 4, 1962)[1] is an American singer, songwriter, and musician. She has released three critically acclaimed CDs, the late 1990s Angel Town, the 2002 Unspoken, and most recently, 2006's Blue Venus. She won Best Jazz Artist in The 2002 Independent Music Awards for Unspoken, selected by judges Tom Waits, Arturo Sandoval and Don Byron.[2]

Harrison has two original songs in Hollywood films. The Love Beneath Your Lies is in the film Curtain Call. Marlene is in the film Suicide Kings.[3]

Harrison says that her lyrical complexity reflects her link to her great aunt, novelist Anzia Yezierska, while her musical gifts and connection to the jazz era come from her great uncle, Milton Ager, the composer of Happy Days Are Here Again.[4]


  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians – Joy Eden Harrison
  2. ^ CD Baby – profile
  3. ^ CD Baby – profile
  4. ^ Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians – Joy Eden Harrison