Real Name:
Janet Lee Pulsford
Profile:
Jan Pulsford is a composer, producer, songwriter, keyboardist, virtual artist + explorer in the world of music + technology.

As a songwriter Jan helped with the writing and co-production of Cyndi Lauper's critically acclaimed 'Sisters of Avalon' album along with ‘Merry Christmas ...Have a nice life’ and the ’12 Deadly Cyns’ collection. Working with her Grammy winner partner on the ‘Shine’ album and many Club Remixes, Cyndi and Jan were writing partners for most of the 1990s.

Jan’s songs have also been recorded by artists such as legendary Rock and Roll Hall of fame inductee and 2014 Oscar winner, Darlene Love. Steps, Ani di Franco, Anthony Head, DJs Julian Marsh, Junior Vasquez, 3kStatic and Soul Solution have also recorded her songs.

Jan has appeared on stage playing keyboards or in the studio with the Thompson Twins, Melanie, Linda Lewis, David Schnaufer, Angelique Kidjo, Tina Turner, Nile Rodgers, James Ingram, Steve Arrington, OMD and many more.

Her music for Film & TV continues to be heard worldwide including documentaries and reality shows like Oprah, X factor, Springer, MTV, American idol etc. With Jan’s music featured on over 20 CDs of production music her scores of concrete electronique have won awards at the New York Film Festival and been used in films ‘Unhook the Stars,' ‘Intimacy,' ‘Blue Lagoon’ and ‘At the End’ to name but a few!

She co-wrote the UK song for Europe and provided incidental music for the Winter Olympics with long time writing partner Chico Freeman, with whom she is currently producing PledgeMusic Artist Estelle Kokot. The beautiful Freeman/Pulsford songbook, 'The Sound of You’’ is a collection of songs in the tradition of the jazz standard and they are recording it in South Africa with the legendary bassist Herbie Tsoaeli.

For the last ten years Jan has been exploring the world of ambient music and virtual worlds. Always looking to expand her horizons, her weekly radio shows can be heard on Radio Jana and in virtual worlds where she performs as the virtual artist Jana Kyomoon mixing artistic colours of spoken word, live painting and music, exploring the ‘Illusion Of Reality’. She recently performed at the National Portrait Gallery and is looking forward to mixing realities at the Saatchi Gallery for the London Art Fair in Autumn 2014.
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Remix

SPD 40546 Jan Pulsford - Mix Of Life album art ZOEgirl Anything Is Possible (Madame Lapulse Mix) ZOEgirl - Mix Of Life(CD, Album) Sparrow Records SPD 40546 US 2002 Sell This Version

Vocals

MRT 1002 Jan Pulsford - Under The Influence album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Under The Influence(LP, Album) Marshalls MRT 1002 UK 1981 Sell This Version
TF 1001 Jan Pulsford - Record Of The Weak album art Garth Hewitt Record Of The Weak and 1 more… Garth Hewitt - Record Of The Weak(LP) Tear Fund TF 1001 UK 1982 Sell This Version
MYR 1151 Jan Pulsford - Road To Freedom album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Road To Freedom(LP, Album) Myrrh MYR 1151 UK 1983 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Alien Brain album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Alien Brain (Album) Myrrh UK 1985 Sell This Version
TTLP1 Jan Pulsford - Thompson Twins Live album art Thompson Twins Thompson Twins - Thompson Twins Live(LP, Album) Arista TTLP1 UK 1986 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Scars album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Scars (Album) Myrrh UK 1988 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - That's What I Think album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - That's What I Think (Maxi) Epic Europe 1993 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Twelve Deadly Cyns... And Then Some album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - Twelve Deadly Cyns... And Then Some (Comp) Epic, Epic, Epic Europe 1994 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Fuchsia, Mahagonny & Other Gems album art Fuchsia Fuchsia - Fuchsia, Mahagonny & Other Gems (Album) Night Wings Records Italy 2005 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

MRT 1002 Jan Pulsford - Under The Influence album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Under The Influence(LP, Album) Marshalls MRT 1002 UK 1981 Sell This Version
EMU 4371 Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Dawn Down In Durban(7") EMI EMU 4371 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
MYR 1151 Jan Pulsford - Road To Freedom album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Road To Freedom(LP, Album) Myrrh MYR 1151 UK 1983 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Alien Brain album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Alien Brain (Album) Myrrh UK 1985 Sell This Version
TTLP1 Jan Pulsford - Thompson Twins Live album art Thompson Twins Thompson Twins - Thompson Twins Live(LP, Album) Arista TTLP1 UK 1986 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Scars album art Garth Hewitt Garth Hewitt - Scars (Album) Myrrh UK 1988 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - That's What I Think album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - That's What I Think (Maxi) Epic Europe 1993 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Twelve Deadly Cyns... And Then Some album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - Twelve Deadly Cyns... And Then Some (Comp) Epic, Epic, Epic Europe 1994 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - Sisters Of Avalon album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - Sisters Of Avalon (Album) Epic US 1996 Sell This Version
ESK 9764 Jan Pulsford - Selections From Sisters Of Avalon album art Cyndi Lauper Cyndi Lauper - Selections From Sisters Of Avalon(CD, Smplr) Epic ESK 9764 US 1997 Sell This Version
74321 672662 Jan Pulsford - Last Stand album art I-Land & Friends I-Land & Friends - Last Stand(CD, Single) BMG Ariola Austria GmbH 74321 672662 Europe 1999 Sell This Version
Jan Pulsford - A Little Bit Of Soul album art Tim Hinkley Tim Hinkley - A Little Bit Of Soul (Album) Not On Label US 2002 Sell This Version
AJ0162 Jan Pulsford - Out Of Many Comes The One album art The Chico Freeman Project A Teardrop In The Rain and 1 more… The Chico Freeman Project - Out Of Many Comes The One(CD, Album) Arabesque Jazz, Arabesque Recordings AJ0162 US 2006 Sell This Version
RR11003 Jan Pulsford - True album art Jeff Oster Once In A Blue Moonlight and 1 more… Jeff Oster - True(CD, Album) Retso Records RR11003 US 2007 Sell This Version
AMOSCD003 Jan Pulsford - Journeys With Garth Hewitt: Africa - Wings Of Love Over Africa album art Garth Hewitt Light A Candle In The Darkness (Original) and 1 more… Garth Hewitt - Journeys With Garth Hewitt: Africa - Wings Of Love Over Africa(CD, Album) Amos Trust AMOSCD003 UK 2008 Sell This Version

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Shiny317

Shiny317

June 14, 2014
Hi Jan, Shiny here. I shall try and vote for some or confirm them or whatever it needs.
janakyomoon

janakyomoon

January 8, 2013
48 + entries pending? what's a girl got to do to get credit around here?