Saturday 26 october, 9:00 pm - Teatro Coccia, Novara (Italy)
Michelle John was born to sing!
Whether it was singing as a child in her local Gospel Choir , or recording and touring with such stars as George Micheal , Annie Lennox , Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton.
The diversity of her musical background , and the wide range of Artists she has worked with have given Michelle a great vision for her musical destiny.
At the age of 18 yrs Michelle was asked to join the U.K’s finest Gospel Choir The London Community Gospel Choir , and during her 11 yrs as a member she toured Europe extensively and participated in various recordings ranging from Spiritualised to Tom Jones.
Michelle was doing a lot of Session work . Her reputation as an outstanding vocalist flourished . Michelle experienced the thrills and challenges of Theatre work by appearing in the musical “ Mama I want to Sing “ and also “ Smokey Joe’s Café “.
In 1997 Michelle collaborated with producers M&S and hits such as “ This is it “ and “ Take Control “ were released by The Ministry of Sound recording Label and landed in the Top 20 on the U.K Charts.
Michelle’s vocal dexterity has allowed her to work with artists covering the whole music spectrum, from R&B Diva Whitney Houston to the Legendary Tenor Andrea Bocelli. Her expertise has helped to craft the voices of tomorrow through her vocal coaching on Pop Idol and with artists such as Razorlight , Girl’s Aloud, Atomic Kitten , Liberty X , Mis-Teeq Bryan Mc Fadden and Westlife.
Michelle has worked with Eric Clapton for the last 13yrs , during this time she has extensively toured North America , South America , Japan , Asia , Australia and Europe.
Most recently she has had the pleasure of touring with Will Young on his last 3 U.K Tours , and the opportunity to perform with Herbie Hancock and Sheryl Crow and recorded with the Phenomenal Lenny Kravitz . She also recently performed at a concert for President Barak Obama at The White House.
Currently she is the Vocal Coach for new artist Rita Ora.
After many years of singing on the albums of so many artists she has released a 5 track EP of her songs all written by herself entitled "Little Me".
In 2015 she released a Gospel Single with Karl Nova entitled "Shining On".
That year she also produced and wrote a Charity single to raise money and awareness for the " Bring Back our Girls " Campaign and has been asked to perform the song at many rallies and events in support of the campaign.
For many year Michelle was on a World Tour with Joss Stone promoting her latest album " Water for your Soul " which features Michelle on backing vocals.
Ended the amazing experience at The Voice UK, now It's time to sing her song!
Michelle will be releasing a new her album towards the next months.
She will perform during the concert of the Novara Gospel Festival 2019, saturday, october 26.