"Her diaphanous vocal sound never insists and her high speed vibrato is like the beat of a hummingbird's heart - natural, untainted and pure." Lesley Mitchell-Clarke, Wholenote Magazine
Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on the jazz scene today. Her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike for her ethereal vocals, exceptional song selection and emotional intensity. Her keen aesthetic sense has attracted the attention of some of the jazz world's most respected masters.
Since her initial CD release, Panton has published an impressive catalogue of internationally acclaimed albums which have garnered numerous honours, including two JUNO wins, a second Silver Disc Award in Japan, five JUNO nominations, nine Hamilton Music Awards, a host of National Jazz Award nominations, Canadian and American Independent Music Award nominations. She has been named one of Canada’ s TOP 5 Jazz Vocalists by CBC radio host Tim Tamashiro.
Her JUNO-winning album, "I Believe in Little Things" is for kids and the young at heart. The album charted Number 1 on iTunes and Amazon in the U S and Canada. It debuted simultaneously at #8 on Billboard's Jazz Chart and # 11 on Billboard's Kids Chart upon its release in the US.
Diana Panton's latest release "Solstice/Equinox" was a 2018 Editor's Pick in DownBeat Magazine and was selected for the 2017 Palmares of ICI Musique on Radio-Canada.