Echo Juliet is the alias of Emily Jones, who has spent over ten years immersed in music, booking one of the UK’s biggest jazz festivals. She brings that knowledge to the decks with soulful jazz, funk and disco from around the world, weaving in uplifting afro and latin grooves. A commitment to delving beyond the mainstream shines through in live sets and in her radio show (featured on Balamii and Noods Radio), which brings a chilled set of new jazz and soul from underground artists across Europe alongside beautiful global sounds from established names.
Festival appearances at home and abroad include the British Music Embassy at SXSW in Texas, Love Supreme, Green Man festival, Cheltenham and Manchester Jazz festivals, and regular sets around the UK including Spiritland in London, and respected Birmingham venues such as Hare and Hounds and Cafe Artum. Festivals scheduled for 2020 include the main stage at the Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender, and a return to Green Man with Chai Wallahs.
Emily helps run Selextorhood (email below) and is often called on to speak about gender balance in the music industry, appearing as a guest on Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 and Worldwide FM. She also co-hosts a monthly show on Brum Radio, and now works as Senior Producer at Sage Gateshead.