Susan Cogan is a Salt Spring Island, British Columbia-based singer that has performed her "mutant blend of jazz, pop and folk" all around the globe. Her mixture of Middle East, Brazilian and West Coast- North American sounds has led to her being featured on CBC, CKVU, CHEK TV, Global and Vision TV.
Susan has four releases that have had international exposure,
getting airplay in France, Israel and the U.S.
Her new album Shoshanim (with Fran Avni) was released in July 2002
After returning to Canada and singing solo at festivals, universities and clubs, Susan recorded in Toronto the LP "Susan Cogan o-n-e", a collection of her original folk and soft-rock songs. She toured across Canada with it in 1981, breast-feeding her baby between sets. In 1991 Susan created the indie label and recording studio "Nomad Music" together with producer Paul Brosseau, and in 1993 Nomad released Susan’s CD "Space-Age Primitives", featuring her songwriting and personal style she dubs "folk/jazz". In 1999 Susan again toured across Canada and into the U.S. with her CD "Gypsy Hill" - a new collection of original songs with her folk rooted world, R&B, and soft rock. Then in 2001 returning to her roots, Susan recorded her world CD "Mayim" a collection of popular Israeli songs ranging from the 1920’s to the 1970’s all in the Hebrew language.