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Sophie Milman


SOPHIE MILMAN (vocalist) Russian born and Israeli raised Milman has achieved phenomenal critical and popular success in a short time. Moving to Toronto as a teen and having developed an interest in jazz, she became a protégé of producer Bill King, who recognized her as an up and coming talent. Sophie has 5 albums to her credit including the Juno award winning “Make Someone Happy” in 2008.

Her 2012 album, "In the Moonlight," was produced by Grammy-nominated producer Matt Pierson. She’s accompanied by a prestigious musical cast that includes pianists Gerald Clayton and Kevin Hays, guitarists Julian Lage and Romero Lubambo, bassist Larry Grenadier, drummer Lewis Nash, percussionist Bashiri Johnson and renowned soloists Randy Brecker (flugelhorn), Chris Potter (tenor saxophone) and Gregoire Maret (harmonica), with key contributions from noted arrangers Alan Broadbent, Gil Goldstein and Rob Mounsey.

Having completed a degree in Commerce at the University of Toronto, she continues to tour extensively.


2008 - JUNO award - 'Vocal Jazz Album' - "Make Someone Happy"
2012 - JUNO nomination 'Vocal Jazz Album' - "In the Moonlight"