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Janice Lacy

composer, pianist & producer


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Janice Lacy is a California-based composer and pianist. Her most recent release, “Dreaming of Daybreak,” is produced by Grammy® Winner Will Ackerman (co-founder Windham Hill) and Grammy® nominated artist Tom Eaton. The album includes performances by Eugene Friesen, Cello; Jill Haley, English Horn; Charlie Basharat, Violin; and Tony Levin on Bass. “Dreaming of Daybreak” reached #1 on the Zone Music Reporter chart in May 2023 (tied), and #2 on the One World Music Radio Top 100 Album Chart for May 2023. Producer Will Ackerman has called the album “…simply a fine work of art.”


In 2021, Janice released a very successful single entitled “Catalina” from the EP of the same name. Janice released her first album, an instrumental piano recording, “Sanctuary for the Soul" in 2016. The album was nominated for “Best Piano with Instrumentation Album of 2016” by OWMR. The title track, “Sanctuary for the Soul” was also nominated for “Track of the Year 2016” by OWMR.


Janice began playing piano when she was 3 years old. Inspired by the coastline of Southern California, her music is deeply personal and influenced by the natural beauty around her. Janice’s music has been featured on SiriusXM Spa and can be found on all the major music platforms. Janice is the owner of ShoreLight Records. She is a Voting Member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMYs), and is a Writer and Publisher member of BMI. 

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"Dreaming of Daybreak" (2023)

Produced by: Will Ackerman & Tom Eaton


"Catalina" [EP] (2021)

Produced by Jeff Carruthers


"Sanctuary For The Soul" (2016)

Produced by: Rob Mullins & Greg Scelsa


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