Adored for her singular magic for making what’s classic contemporary again, Jan Daley is the most multi-talented and beautiful Best Kept Secret in entertainment today. The triple-threat singer/songwriter, actress and playwright, connects to audiences worldwide with her authentic, personal presentations couched with just the right amount of razzle-dazzle to remind you why she’s at center stage.
2017 was a breakout year for Miss Daley! She has been working with Michael B. Sutton, legendary Motown producer and writer, who worked two decades for Motown Records, and is now president of iMerica Entertainment.
Last July she released her first EP “When Sunny Gets Blue” that landed No.#1 on AOL Smooth Jazz Chart. Then followed it up with her “Way of a Woman” CD, penned by Jan herself. It rode the Billboard Jazz Charts for 22 weeks in the Top 5, and then rose to No.#1 & #2 on the Traditional and Jazz charts! She followed that up with her “Home For Christmas” CD, which was still riding the Billboards Top 10 Jazz Chart in January after hitting No.#4 in December, receiving rave reviews on Radio stations World Wide.
Jan broke into television at an early age and has appeared on The Tonight Show, The Merv Griffin Show, The Dean Martin Show, The David Frost Show, UK’s B.B.C’s. Morcumb and Wise, and ATV’s “ Roy Castle Show.” As a regular on “Here Come The Stars” she worked with Legends of Show Business: Anthony Quinn, Jimmy Stewart, Mickey Rooney, George Burns, Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Louis Armstrong, & Glen Campbell to name a few. She has toured the world and opened for comedians such as Don Rickles, David Brenner and Rodney Dangerfield, but her most treasured highlight in her career was singing to 40,000 GIs in Vietnam and around the world, as the singing star of The Bob Hope Christmas Tour.
Jan has recorded six albums. Her Tribute to Bob Hope CD, “Where There’s Hope,” caught fire on 122 Stations across the country, and her recording of he title song, “Till Love Touches Your Life, ”for the movie, Madron, was nominated for an Academy Award! She also worked with her old friend, Jimmy Webb on a “House Dance Music” project.
Miss Daley’s acting career has kept her busy co-starring with such popular actors as Bruce Willis, Alec Baldwin, Cybil Shepherd, Stephanie Zimbalist, Peter Fonda, George Kennedy, Hugh O’Brian, and Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump, besides doing more than 150 “on camera” commercials.
Ms. Daley became a popular regular soloist on Dr. Robert Schuller’s internationally known TV program “Hour of Power,” and has a large Christian following with two inspirational albums, “His Light” and “Live.”
Over the past years she has become a prolific and versatile composer with songs ranging from Country, Pop to Rhythm & Blues. She has a song in a new movie entitled “THE RIDE” and you can exercise to some of Jan’s songs on the Kathy Smiths walking tapes.
She starred in a new Musical “Showgirl on 52nd Street” at the Thousand Oaks PAC and in the West Coast Premiere of ‘Funny, You Don’t Look Like a Grandmother.” at the Santa Monica Playhouse. She also starred in the “The Follies” in Branson, and appeared with Peter Marshall & Mimi Hines in “And Then She Wrote.
The wonderfully talented Ms. Daley has inspired reviewers to rave, “Her voice matches her looks, in every sense a Knock-out!”-Billboard, “ “Jan Daley is one of the most entertaining, best-balanced talent blends on the boards. The town’s buyers should start biding for her exclusive services. . Beauty, sex appeal, and top talent make for socko impact, a good bet for toplining all mediums”-Variety. “Jan is a truly talented musician, singer and lyricist. Her marvelous voice is selectively controlled and her intonation is immaculate”- Jack Segal, “A rare combination. She is not a carbon copy of anyone!” -Hollywood Reporter
When asked what her most important production was, she replies, “my daughter”