Janette Mason

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Janette Mason is a British jazz pianist, arranger, composer and record producer. Her three albums have each received four-starred reviews in The Guardian[1][2][3] and her second album, Alien Left Hand, was nominated for the Parliamentary Jazz Awards in 2010.[4][5] The film scores she has written include the British dramas Ruby Blue (2008) and The Calling (2009).

Mason grew up in a musical household: her mother, who performed in the Gracie Cole Big Band, played jazz organ and vibraphone.[6]


Album Release date Label Notes
Din and Tonic 6 May 2005[7] Fireball Records Features Mornington Lockett and Lea DeLaria (vocals)
Alien Left Hand 26 January 2009[7] Fireball Records (1481)[7] Features Julian Siegel (saxophone), Tom Arthurs (trumpet) and Lea DeLaria (vocals)[7]
D'Ranged 4 August 2014[8] Fireball Records (FMJP 10004) Features vocalists David McAlmont, Claire Martin, Tatiana LadyMay Mayfield, Vula Malinga and Gwyneth Herbert[4]


  • (with Steve Lodder) Totally Interactive Keyboard Bible (2008)


  1. ^ Fordham, John (13 May 2005). "Janette Mason, Din and Tonic". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Fordham, John (23 January 2009). "Janette Mason: Alien Left Hand". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Fordham, John (31 July 2014). "Janette Mason: D'Ranged review – classic R&B and soul with a jazz twist". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  4. ^ a b White, Debbie (4 January 2016). "Jazz Legend Janette Mason to Perform in Vallarta". Banderas News. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  5. ^ Collins, Mike (20 June 2014). "CD Review: Janette Mason — D'Ranged". London Jazz News. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Preview: Janette Mason — D'Ranged. New Album and Crowdfunding Campaign". London Jazz News. 26 November 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Janette Mason". Jazz CDs. August 2014. Archived from the original on 31 March 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2016. 
  8. ^ "D'Ranged by Janette Mason". Jazz CDs. August 2014. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015. 

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