Biography

After a brilliant musical career conscientiously built in Cuba where she receives the Adolfo Guzman Award and collaborates with numerous prestigious cuban musicians ( Orquestra Anacaona, Omara Portuondo & Orchestra Buena Vista Social Club, Alain Perez, Manolito Simonet, Tata Guines, Miles Peña etc..), Janysett McPherson, pianist, singer and songwriter, settles down in France.

Quickly noticed by French producer Yves Chamberland (Nina Simone, Henri Salvador, Michel Petrucciani, Richard Galliano), she records in 2011 her first album in France backed up by prestigious French musicians (Didier Lockwood, Andy Narell, Michel Alibo, Olivier Louvel, etc.). The album is broadcasted on the French National Radio Network (France Inter, France Bleue, etc.) and numerous jazz radios.

The album is nominated « Cubadisco Internacional », similar to « Midem » for the international market of latin music, in the category « MBest Album of Contenporary Songs », something further reiterated in 2014 for her second album, « Blues Side », a live album.

On stage, she has performed with some of the best French musicians such as Michel Alibo, Pierre Bertrand, Nicolas Folmer, Thierry Fanfant, Andy Narell, Jean-Marc Jafet, Hadrien Feraud, Olivier Louvel, Minino Garay, Nicolas Viccaro, etc.

True show-woman and tremendous stage performer, regular guest of international festivals (USA, Finlande, Mexico, China, Pérou, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands, Spain, Colombia, etc.) and after more than 50 concerts in France (Monaco Jazz Festival, Nice Jazz Festival, Palais de Chaillot, Atrium Scène Nationale, La Seyne-sur-Mer Festival, Porto Latino Festival, Jazz en Baie, Parfum de Jazz, etc.), Janysett McPherson is one of the most distinctively exotic singer from the French jazz scene of today. A voluptuous mix of Latin American music, jazz and songs, served by a world-class singer.