Layah Jane

Folk music, Musical Artist


Who is Layah Jane?

Layah Jane is a soul-folk singer from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She and her sister were raised by a psychotherapist/singer-songwriter father and a poet mother who teaches writing.

She took piano lessons as a child and attended the Toronto Waldorf School. She plays acoustic guitar and keyboards.

Jane has appeared at the Rochester International Jazz Festival, Ottawa Folk Festival, Toronto Winterfolk Festival, Toronto City Roots Festival, North by Northeast Music Festival, Blue Skies Music Fest and New Music West. Her voice and songs have also been heard in The Dove Self Esteem Fund's 2006 "True Colors" TV campaign, on Global TV's Blue Murder, and on ESPN's Tilt.

She has collaborated with a collection of Canada's finest musicians, including: Ben Riley, Mark Mariash, Bryden Baird, Mark McLean, Lyle Molzan, Marc Rogers, Brian MacMillan and Burke Carroll among others.

She was nominated for the 2008 Toronto Independent Music Award for Best Folk Artist, but lost to Angie Nussey

She tours with Oliver Johnson.

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on July 23, 2013


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