Marly Johnson / Singer-Songwriter-Reporter
In 1995; Marly was a Laureate at the prestigious Star Search of Canada and was the opening act at the Festival Franco-Quebecois in St. Malo, France. She sings and speaks fluent English and French and can also sing in Spanish.
In October 2000, she received an offer to host a Miami television show called "Franco-Flash Jet Set" which she enjoyed successfully for several months. Her singing talent discover again, she has been asked to perform at many special events, in such renowned place as the Orange Bowl Stadium of Miami which seats 85,000, where she performed for an hour, in May 2001. Since 2005, it's mostly on Cruise ships, in Europe, in the Caribbean and the Hawaiian Islands, that we can enjoy her rich voice. In May 2012, Marly came back from a 6 months contract in the Theater of the cruise ship MSC Magnifica, in Europe, where she has been offered to stay as long as she wanted.
Marly has been compared to Barbra Streisand for her vocal elegance and Whitney Houston for her emotionally charged performances. She is still requested to perform, in several lounges and resorts such as the Broward Performing Arts Center of Ft. Lauderdale, the Hotel Fontainebleau of Miami Beach, the Diplomat Hotel, the Hard Rock Cafe, the Golf Stream and Coconut Creek Casinos, in Florida, to name a few.
To the delight of her fans, Marly just released a new album called "Armée d'amour" (Armed with love) which you can find on her personal site and on iTunes internationally. An album of joyful Latin rhythms and deep lyrics, that everyone enjoys. She would tell you right up front: "I don't know about you, but I don't like war! But I never wanted to fight against it. I rather spread love instead". It's on this new earth philosophy that she composed "The Army of Love", and "My Soul", both translation of the French version, but not less delectable! The feedbacks are all positives; this album makes you jump dancing, brings you good vibrations, and makes your heart sing.
Marly will be happy to perform as a solo act or with up to a 12 piece band. The size and instrumentation can be modified to perfectly match your entertainment needs and budget. Booking Marly with or without her band means you'll be proud of presenting an event that people will talk about for a long time, remembering their happy evening. It also means no worry about the sound system and any technical issue, Marly and her team will take care of it for you, so you'll just have to enjoy looking at your guests being happy and join them! Ask for a quote here and let Marly turn this special occasion into a truly memorable occasion.
Being a singer for so many different venues and events brought her to know hundreds of songs of all kinds, so versatility quickly became the word to describe this many faceted artist! It is her inborn talent for the stage, her strong, limpid and captivating voice combined with the art of delivering emotion with intensity that gives Marly this little something that pleases!
Here's what people had to say:
Elliot FINKEL From Europe Cruise Ship Millenium
Head Liner Pianist
"I have played with many great singers in my career, but you have something special. You're glowing."
Dave & Cliff From Abbey Delray
"We enjoyed your show. You, French Canadian girls can really sing!"
Natalie Gurman From Casa Del Mar
« Outstanding! from all of us!"
Jocelyn Scheer From Courtyards of Broward
"Marly Johnson is a terrific performer- Great voice- Versatile delivery –Excellent personality & Beautiful to look at. Highly recomand her to any venue."
Isabel Na'amat From Courtyards of Broward
"Dear Marly. Thank you for a great performance 'wow'. Everyone enjoyed listening to you."
Mollie Leber From Courtyards of Broward
"I think you are a million dollar voice and performer. I love you and what you do."
Syvia Rosenberg From RESC
"Wonderful! Hope I see you on a cruise. You have an absolutely beautiful voice. I really enjoyed your voice and your personality. Much good luck."
M. Weisberg From RESC
"Fabulous!!! Thank you for having given us a lovely evening!"
Gene & Barbara Lester From RESC
"You were a pleasure to all of us. Loved your performance."
Gertrude Friedley From Harbour Edge, Delray
"You made us feel so good with a warm smile and gracious manners, singing great song. Love you."
Marijane Sehracler From Harbour Edge, Delray
"You are a lovely talented and joyful young lady who will go far! Keep singing because everyone will love your voice."
Vivian Landsburg From Temple Beth Kodesh, Boca
"Very lively, very entertaining, love it."
Esty Levande From Marlen Gardens, Aventura
"You are like Celine Dion! Thanks a lot for your wonderful concert. You are so beautiful, talented. It's a great pleasure to look at you and to listen to you. Thanks for everything, with love."
Rudy Ruderman From Classic Hyatt Boca
" You're absolutely good & fun. You were fantastically terrific & tremendously great."
Eleen Ahlquest From Patios of Boca
"I really enjoyed your show. Your beautiful voice was displayed in a real variety of songs."
Arlene R. From Patios of Boca
"You certainly are one of the best entertainers I have ever seen. We had a great evening. Thank you!"
Joey D. From South Club house Delray
"You are under class! You should be in Vegas. Move on!"
?????(Didn`t sign it)From Beach Place Ft-Lauderdale
"Hay angeles q'estan en el cielo pero; hay angeles q'anden por la tierra vestidos de voces magicos. Dios bendiga to hermosa ralento. Yo."
Mary Bernstein From Huntington Lakes
"You should be the lead in a Broadway show. You are gorgeous and have a beautiful personality and figure."
Pearl Perilllo From High Point West
"I enjoyed your choice of songs. They happen to be my favorites. And you sang them beautifully!"
Doris Einhorn From Century Village
"Very enjoyable, thank you." "Fantastic voice! Great show!!"
Dan From Frenchie's Bar & Grill
"Very nice voice and beautiful girl on top of it. You have everything to succeed!"
Nicole & Newton St-John From Frenchie's Bar & Grill
"You have an extraordinary voice. We are your #1 fans. Tell us where you sing. We would go to the moon to hear you, lol"
Solomon Begazo From Frenchie's Bar & Grill
"You're very good! You should be on TV somewhere! Hope you get discovered"
Jerry & Deborah From Carriage Hills
"Excellent! Very Good entertainer! Wonderful! Come back soon. You're the best, so keep up the good work. Lots of luck."