About Janice Miller:

Born in San Francisco Bay Area, Miller grow up around music, her father a jazz pianist, her mother a percussionist who, eager to explore exotic drumming techniques, moved the family to Ghana, West Africa when Janice was about seven years old where she discovered Hindi films in the local theaters a few years later.

All her life she knew she wanted to sing and after watching “Alibaba and the Forty Thieves” (black & white version) she knew this was exactly what she wanted to sing.  Her desire for Indian music was so overwhelming that she would watch the same film over ten times depending on the sound track…

She would stop at nothing to get to the theater.  Some of her favorites were Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Neetu Sing and Vinod Khanna.  She knew not a single Indian person nor spoke a word of the language; her motivation was strictly from the films…

She finally met a few Indians in 1989 and was given the opportunity to sing with a local band in Oklahoma City where she resided at the time…

In 1992 a few Pakistani friends convinced Janice to sing Noor Jehan’s Punjabi songs.  This language seemed difficult at first but with her dedication and determination to please her audiences, she discovered Punjabi folk was her specialty.  Her repertoire has steadily built up over the last ten years and amounts to over 300 songs.  She never imagined in her wildest dreams that she would launch a career singing Indian and Pakistani songs without speaking the languages.

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