Frank James Malle interviews jazz vocalist, Toni Jannotta, and guitarist, Nigel Taylor for this segment of Our Ventura. Toni and Nigel perform “Is It Magic?” Additionally, they discuss jazz history and jazz aesthetics and Toni talks about her award as Grant Recipient for Ventura County Arts Council’s “Artist in the Community Partnership Grant,” which honors and supports her “Voices of the Homeless” jazz performance project.
In addition to her talents as a jazz vocalist, Toni is also a lyricist, composer and vocal instructor. For more information, visit Toni’s website: http://tonijannotta.com/
Nigel is a popular area musician who is fluent in many musical genres and has a particular passion for jazz.