Jo Anne Lorenzana is one of the Philippines noted, versatile female performers, a proponent of OPM or Original Pilipino Music in the Mid-80s through 90's, when the strong proliferation of Filipino music compositions reached its peak in every aspect of media.
Jo Anne is best remembered for her hit songs: I'll Never Let You Go [which occupied the number one slot in the Philippine local charts for eight weeks in 1987], You, Kung Alam mo Lang [which became a theme song for top film outfit VIVA Films' blockbuster movie "Paano Tatakasan Ang Bukas"(translation: How To Escape Tomorrow)], Back In Your Arms, Bayan Ko (My Country), which won for her their local version of the Grammy's for Best Revival Recording], Hoy Pakibilisan [her first published composition which became a campus and disco favorite in 1990], Without Your Love and Goodtimes, Badtimes [which was aired in MTV Asia and Channel V's show 'Sigaw Manila', and became one of its Top 10 Asian Music Videos in Asia in the mid-90's, shown in 53 countries. She has represented the country in song festivals, recorded jingle commercials and performed throughout the Philippines and abroad during her active musical career.
Now based in the U.S., following her marriage to project designer-musician-writer Brant Blower of San Francisco, she is celebrating the new joys that come with home and family. After a 10-year hiatus from the entertainment industry, she released an album aptly titled: "BETWEEN SEASONS," released here on Cd Baby, under their label NeoMONDE Productions (©2009) and in the Philippines, which was distributed by UNIVERSAL RECORDS PHILIPPINES (©2010). The album featured collaborations with various San Francisco-based musicians as well as foremost Filipino musicians and arrangers such as Pepe Jacobo and Paul Olguin, renowned artist-composer Keith Martin, Nashville-based songwriter/hitmaker Jimmy Borja, to name a few. “Between Seasons” is a personal musical expression of her continuing journey in life highlighted by songs that represent her various experiences, emotions, faith and lessons through the years.
Currently, JoAnne is working on new compositions for an EP Album Release in 2017.
The BETWEEN SEASONS album is still AVAILABLE in the following sites:
Official Artist Website: http://www.joannelorenzana.com/store For Digital Downloads at iTunes: The Music of JoAnne Lorenzana on iTunes
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