Joy Ellis is a jazz pianist, singer and composer based in London. In December 2019, Joy released her second album ‘Dwell’ to a full house at the Vortex Jazz Club, London. The album explores her passion for jazz and improvisation, her love of groove and dance music, her classical roots as a pianist and the soulful, poetic aspects of being a singer-songwriter. She has toured all over the UK performing her original music at various venues and festivals including Manchester, Cheltenham and London Jazz Festivals and Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club.
"Fantastically wistful ambiance and beautiful voice"
Kevin Le Gendre, BBC Radio 3
"One of the very best jazz albums of the year"
Music Republic Magazine ★★★★★
"An exquisitely talented performer and composer"
Frank Griffiths, London Jazz News
"Fiery improvisations from Ellis"
John Lewis, The Guardian ★★★★