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Julia Biel

London based vocalist, pianist, guitarist and songwriter. Debut album “Not Alone” released to considerable critical acclaim in 2005. The long awaited follow up “Love Letters and other Missiles” appeared in 2015.


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Julia Biel

"The album "Not Alone" is highly recommended. It is a charming record that is likely to appeal to listeners of many genres, not just the regular jazz audience."

3 out of 5

Live Review


Love Letters and other Missiles
Love Letters and other Missiles

"An album that draws the listener deeper into its distinctive soundworld with each fresh listening and a record that deserves to revive Biel's career and bring her to the attention of a wider audience."

4 out of 5

Album Review


Julia Biel Trio, Brecon Jazz Festival, 09/08/2015.
Julia Biel Trio, Brecon Jazz Festival, 09/08/2015.

"A very impressive performance from Biel and her colleagues. The leader was in fine voice throughout and her instrumental skills were a revelation."

4 out of 5

Live Review


Julia Biel
Julia Biel

"A worthy addition to this artist’s body of work. The songs are intelligent, personal and poetic and the performances excellent. "

4 out of 5

Album Review


JAZZ MANN FEATURES

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry’, University of Reading London Road Campus, 11/05/2018

Guest contributor Trevor Bannister's thoughts on a night of jazz & film to celebrate Tubby Hayes with the Simon Spillett Quartet and the acclaimed film documentary "‘Tubby Hayes: A Man in a Hurry".


Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Sunday at Cheltenham Jazz Festival, 06/05/2018.

Ian Mann enjoys the penultimate day at Cheltenham and performances by Wolves Are People Too, China Moses, Issie Barratt, Christian McBride, Kamasi Washington, Arun Ghosh and Vein with Stan Sulzmann.


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