Bio

"A star is born." Riverfront Times, September 19, 2018

"She has range, grace, and style... the voice of an angel.  Oh, this could be heaven."  STLive Music, November 21, 2018

From Gloucester, England, Janet Evra is a vocalist, bassist, and composer based in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Janet blends bossa nova and samba with an indie jazz twist to produce a fresh sound.  Janet performs at premier stages and music venues across the United States.  In St. Louis, Janet performs monthly at The Dark Room and bi-monthly at Evangeline's Bistro and Music House.

Janet's debut album, Ask Her to Dance, released in November 2018, features top St. Louis jazz musicians Adam Maness on piano, Will Buchanan on guitar, Khamali Cuffie-Moore on trumpet, and Montez Coleman on drums, among others. 

Janet's music is played on St. Louis radio stations 88.1 KDHX, 88.7 The Sound, and 90.7 St. Louis Public Radio. 

Janet also performs with The Bonbon Plot, a bossa nova, French jazz, and American jazz trio.