Feature in the Camrose Booster by Murray Green prior to Doty's tour concert at The Bailey Theatre. See Page 4 for the Full Article.
With roughly 45 songs written for her new album, jazz-pop singer and songwriter Ellen Doty shouldn’t have any trouble selecting songs for her upcoming Shell Theatre performance.
The Calgary-based performer has a show at Fort Saskatchewan’s Shell Theatre on Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. She’ll be performing backed with a full band, including a pianist, drummer, bass player, guitarist and award-winning saxophonist Eli Bennett.
Interview by Yasmine Shemesh for Van City Buzz February 15th, 2016
"My philosophy is that good music is good music no matter the genre,” says Calgary-based singer-songwriter Ellen Doty. It’s an appropriate mantra for a vocalist raised on everything from Ella Fitzgerald to Lauryn Hill and whose jazz-rooted music has enchanted listeners with its soulful nuances of folk and pop.
By: Jeremy Simes For Metro Published on Wed Feb 10 2016
Ellen Doty traded her textbooks for a career in jazz music.
It was a decision her parents weren’t too happy about but, it seems, things have been paying off for the local jazz singer-songwriter.
On Feb. 19, Doty is set to open for Grammy winner Gregory Porter at the Jack Singer.
Turns out she’s also extremely excited to open for Porter — there’s no such thing as stage fright anymore, she said.