Julie Black is a deep, dark & brilliant artist whose rich, soulful voice conjures up raw emotions. Black released her successful debut album Call Me Angel for Blues in 2007 (BOJA). The album contains all original music and artwork. The album was produced by music veteran Bob Langford (Lynyrd Skynyrd, James Brown, Atlanta Rhythm Section) and mastered by Rodney Mills at the legendary Rodney Mills Masterhouse (REM, Sheryl Crow, Journey, Pearl Jam).
Black’s songwriting reflects a passion for Blues, accented by flavors of other genres. Currently, her music is receiving world wide airplay to great acclaim. She’s also landed on several music charts including those on XM Satellite Radio & Roots Music Report. Blues Critic Radio recently included Call Me Angel for Blues on it’s list of the Top 5 Contemporary Blues Albums of 2007. If your heart is craving something rich, if your soul is looking for solace, if your mind needs something fresh & intoxicating… open your ears to the original sounds of Julie Black. This is music you can feel!
“Call Me Angel for Blues… announces a major singing and songwriting talent in Florida's Julie Black…. The players and arrangements are excellent, and Black is a confident, expressive singer. Angel is beautiful.” -Blues Revue Magazine
“…a singer who has the smoky voice of a blues/jazz starlet on certain songs yet has the power of a down home soul singer as well…Black sings with conviction…”
-New Times/ Broward-Palm Beach
“I have not heard your style in such a classy way in so many years. Your music is very strong, your vocals are incredible…the band is just fabulous!” - NBC “Daytime”
“…On her debut CD, "CALL ME ANGEL FOR BLUES", JULIE BLACK is absolutely flawless. The confidence she has in her own vocal ability, the emotions with which those vocals are delivered and the talent she has for songwriting, are incomparable...”
-Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro, Blues Editor @ www.Mary4Music.com
"...Julie Black (aka Angel for Blues) has a nice, slow-burning way with a blues tune and a voice that growls on command…" -Creative Loafing
“Black has one of the best voices I have heard… Somewhere between Jazz and Blues there is another level that contains a little of both and that is where the Angel resides. Black has that sultry smooth voice that makes for candlelight and fine wine while possessing the dynamic range to rattle the windowpanes if the feeling calls for it.” - BluesWax
“…one of the best young female Blues singers out there. She has a set of pipes that handle Blues, jazz and gospel with equal ease…the lady has talent to burn.”
-Bradfordville Blues Club