I am a professional recording artist, female vocalist, and songwriter from Chicago. I've worked with the Billboard-charting producers, Keith Sorrells and Milk N Cook, and the artists Austin Fillmore and Daniel and the Sparrows to name a few. With my in-home studio, I have to ability to work with artists across the globe. Let's collaborate!
I minored in Music with a concentration in voice at Wheaton College. I have 6 years of private vocal training at Wheaton College and Belmont University.
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10 ReviewsEndorse Joni Graves
Joni was great to work with! Very professional and talented! She was able to give the song that extra pop I was looking for. Would love to work with her again in the future!
Joni's great voice is what I had in mind. She completed the project without revisions. Thank you Joni.
Joni's voice has a peace about it. Her ability to hit the perfect pitch, the quality of tone is hard to match. Listening is a true joy!
Joni is both very professional and a lot of fun, a pleasure to work with. Shes a good songwriter and an incredible singer! If you need a studio vocalist, shes your gal.
Joni is a great musician! She has a gorgeous voice and is super easy to collaborate. Joni brings a lot of energy into her music and work, she's super fun and easy to work with. Her talent has made me a better musician.
One of the best singers ever! She's super professional, personable and talented! I've worked with a TON of musicians and artists and Joni is definitely one of my favorites! She's added so much to the music I produce!
Guys..., if you want to create some goosebumps with your track, Joni is the girl.
She has a unique voice, very emotional, with a wide vocal range.
She put her heart and soul on the song during the process.
And it’s so precious for a producer to work with Joni : responsive, able to apply the brief quickly, with high standards of perfection.
I highly recommend her.
Joni is a dedicated, hardworking, and unique singer-songwriter. Not only can she write her own music but her performance is spot on. I'd highly recommend working with her👌
I have had the chance to work with her on many tracks and she is amazing to work with..professional and driven every single time!!
Great voice, hit the brief and pleasure to deal with! Lovely human! Highly recommend, thanks Joni! Look forward to the release!
Interview with Joni Graves
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Keith Sorrells and Daniel and the Sparrows.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: You will receive excellent work that exceeds your hopes and expectations.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: I love being immersed in a world of skilled creativity. I also love the collaboration process that music calls for.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I am a professional recording artist and singer/songwriter. I also teach private virtual voice lessons to students across the U.S. I have been pursuing this career for two years now.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I would love to work with Shawn Mendes because he wants to make an impact with his music. He writes songs about real-life matters and invites others into his creative process. He is also an extremely gifted vocalist and songwriter.
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I usually work on pop, ballad, indie folk, EMD, and Christian music.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: My strongest skill is singing as a professionally trained vocalist.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I bring passion, emotion, skilled vocals, and critical feedback.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I usually receive a demo from producers being featured as an artist. I ask many questions on the style, tone, and message the producer wants to get across as a female vocalist and then try to emulate that in the song. I send several tracks of different versions of my vocals and continue to do so until my clients love what they hear.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Tori Kelly, Shawn Mendes, Norah Jones, Jeremy Zucker, Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Arianne Grande, Bon Iver, The Paper Kites, Hillsong Worship,
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: I primarily hired as a featured artist and vocalist for producers and fellow artists.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I have a NT1-A Large-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone, Logic Pro X, and a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (2nd Gen) USB Audio Interface.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: I recently finished a Single of mine called Sycamore Tree. I shot a music video for it as well. I was the recording artist and songwriting on this song. I also helped direct the music video for it.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am currently working on an EP of mine.