Ja Franco

Ja Franco


Sizzling World Music including jazz and latin standards. Jazzy arrangements with vocals in English, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish. Janice (Ja) Franco and Larry Fratangelo team up with explosive vocals and percussion.


Ja Franco is a premier chanteuse. Her music is often referred to as champagne, candlelight and romance music. The silky sensation of her smooth vocal style is enough to put anyone in the mood to share their love. Heard on radio, television, and featured in national ad campaigns, Ja has been nominated Best World Recording and Best Jazz Vocalist numerous times at the Detroit Music Awards. Her debut CD on BAP Records is a compilation of Brazilian and Jazz standards in which she sings in Portuguese, Italian and English. Ja was also named Favorite Michigan Jazz Artist 2003 by Michigan Radio Q90.7 FM.


Select Discography:
"Passion of My Soul" produced by P-Funk percussionist, Larry Fratangelo, on BAP Records, is available through most internet distribution sites for downloading and on www.brotherangel.com.

"Live at the Zoo" released by BAP Records sells on www.brotherangel.com and is available for downloading on most digital internet sites.

Ja's newest CD produced by Larry Fratangelo and BAP Records include all originals in a world-music genre and will be available exclusively at www.brotherangel.com. Email artist and receive signed copy.

"Baby You Can Drive My Car" produced by Larry Fratangelo, is found on "CruisinÂ’ Songs From the Motor City," the official CD of the Detroit Woodward Dream Cruise.

"Amazing Grace," arrangement and produced by Walter White, soon to be published by Hal Leonard.

Set List

Sets are 1 hour, and are split into two different categories:


Mais Que Nada
Uma Nota So
Begin the Beguine
So Many Stars
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
If I Fell
The Mission (c)2004
Song in your Eyes (c)2004
Hoochie Coochie Mamma (c)2004
Mata Hari (original)