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BIO JUNE BISANTZ
Vocalist and visual artist JUNE BISANTZ has co-written and produced several collections of original vocal jazz, all of which have received national recognition.
She has toured internationally, and performed and recorded with distinguished jazz musicians including Steve Swallow, Bob Moses, Paul Brown, Lew Soloff, Jerry Neiwood, Mike Stern, Jon Burr, Steve Davis & Will Lee. Reviews and articles about her work have appeared in publications including People Magazine, USA Today, Downbeat, JazzQuad.Ru, Jazziz Magazine, Jazz Podium Magazine, Jazz USA, the New York Times, New York Newsday & the Boston Globe. Her work has been released on the Pausa and Nova labels, Los Angeles, Alpha Records, Japan, Track Records and Arabesque Records, NY.
Following a two-volume tribute to the vocal work of the legendary Chet Baker (Let's Fall in Love and It's Always You), Bisantz released Love’s Tango, co-written with pianist & composer Alex Nakhimovsky. This project signaled her return to original music with a collection of Latin inspired songs about love in its many forms. Love'sTango received extensive airplay as well as a Global Music Award for lyrics and songwriting in 2019. Her most recent release, 7 Shades of Snow was again awarded a Global Music Award in 2022 for best Female Vocalist.
Bisantz' current project, soon to be released It's Been A Long, Long Time is a collection of crossover Jazz/Americana, recorded in collaboration with long time friend and musical partner Gordon Morrell.
Ms. Bisantz is Professor Emeritus of Art & Design at Eastern Connecticut State University and has exhibited her visual art work in galleries, museums and public spaces throughout the United States. She designs and produces publicity and album artwork for her own projects and those of many other musicians.
To see Ms. Bisantz’ visual art, visit: junebisantz.com/visualart
7 Shades of Snow, Arabesque Records, NY - Winner, 2022 Global Music Award, female vocalist
Love’s Tango, EH2U, Hartford CT 2018 - Winner, 2019 Global Music Award lyrics/songwriting
It’s Always You, Manor Recording Middletown, CT 2015
Let’s Fall in Love, Manor Recording Middletown, CT 2005
That Was Then, Off the Record Studio, East Hampton CT 1997
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas, Off the Record Studio, East Hampton, CT 1993
Dream Patrol, Nova Records, Los Angeles, CA | Alpha Records, Tokyo, Japan 1988
Love Speaks, Pausa Records, Los Angeles, CA 1986
Mister Spats, Track Records, NYC 1984