A brief history...
Blessed with a searing three octave vocal range, Rebecca Noelle has had the privilege and versatility to try her hand at just about every musical style she wanted to over the years. But it’s her natural affinity for jazz, that has set this stunning singer apart. With a sultry voice that is simply unforgettable, Noelle brings to mind some of the artists of whom she has been influenced by over the years – Etta James, Norah Jones and k.d. Lang. Noelle also has a playful charisma and confidence as she struts around onstage that bring to mind performers like Tina Turner and Prince.
Rebecca Noelle is a musical creator. Beginning as a pianist, her disciplines have since broadened to include vocal performance, percussion, composition and production. With a foundation in jazz, Rebecca's sound has evolved from soul to folk to electronic, grazing everything in between. In addition to her solo career, Rebecca has spent years artistically collaborating with pop-art troupe The PepTides, composing and performing for soul big-band The Commotions, and debuting as a producer, singer-songwriter in her electronic duo The Stellasonic. With a career spanning 15 years, she's shared bills with artists such as B.B. King, Johnny Winter, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Guy, Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt. She's graced stages across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Asia, Europe & even the North Pole. At the beginning of her career, Rebecca Noelle was the backing vocalist for Canadian blues vet, David Gogo. After some years as a support musician, Rebecca recorded her debut solo album; “Rebecca Noelle: A Night at Maggie's” - a classic jazz collaboration with her grandfather and mentor, renowned pianist John Noubarian.
As a composer, Rebecca's first publicized writing stint was a collaboration between her band The PepTides, and Canadian literary hero Stuart McLean, on an album for CBC’s The Vinyl Café. Rebecca then went on to write her second solo album: “Soulstice”. After making waves among 3-million viewers as the 1st runner-up on The Voice : Canada, Rebecca was featured as a guest vocalist by The Jacksons on their sold-out Canadian tour. That year, she also performed alongside UK's: Birdy, USA's: Florida Georgia Line, Canadian hero Patsy Gallant, and French-Canadian Stalwarts Marc Dupre and Roch Voisine. In 2019 Rebecca's touring circuit broadened to include dates in Africa and the Middle East, entertaining ally troops stationed at various UN outposts. Rebecca is currently recording her 3rd solo album, tours the regional anglophone and francophone festival circuits as a solo act, and hopes to continue entertaining jazz, blues and R&B audiences abroad.