'Elana Stone is a revelation!' Edinburgh Spotlight
'One of the most impressive singing voices in the country' John Bailey - Sunday Age
'Elana Stone has an astonishing voice that is at once pure, smouldering, soulful and belting' Chortle (Edinburgh)
Raw, soulful, and uplifting Elana Stone presents a powerful combination of skillful musicianship, a commanding stage presense and damn good songwriting. Elana centres her music around her powerful, flexible voice, which ranges from blazing, Janis Joplin style soul, rock and roll, and Joni Mitchell-esque piano balladry. Her ability to reach into the
As a jazz singer, Elana received high accolades. She was named Best Jazz Artist at the Musicoz awards in 2004, she won the prestigious National Jazz Award competition in Wangaratta and was a semi finalist in the Montreux Jazz Vocal Competition in Switzerland.
With her own original project Elana and her band have toured Europe and appeared at festivals around Australia including the Perth International Arts Festival, Sydney Festival, Melbourne International and Fringe Festivals. They have supported such artists as Washington, Holly Throsby, Jackson Jackson, Bluejuice and Kate Miller-Heidke.
Tonight Elana joins us with Sydney pianist Harry Sutherland, bassist Jacob Evans & drummer Leigh Fisher.