This year I am most thankful for the gift of love.
Love has no fear, 5 years ago my Father was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer. This year the fabulous doctors at Cedars Sinai removed the cancer 100% and he is totally cancer FREE!
Life is a gift, we are thankful.
Also thankful for the gift of music and the joy that it brings.
It has been a pleasure sharing music with you over the past 6 years. I'm back in the studio with one of my favorite producers, Mr. Paul Brown.
We are completing my 5th studio project, to be released early 2015!
There's about to be a bunch a frequent flyer miles coming up!
We're headed to Louisiana, Hawaii, London, Miami, & Cuba. I am so excited and I can not wait!
Hope to see you soon!
What's up? I'm so happy to announce that I started working on my 5th studio project last week! Time flies when you're having fun and we've been having a great time because the past 6 years feel like such a short period of time.
RIP Joe Sample
As some of you already know, we lost a piano legend last month. Joe Sample and I worked together for the first time in 2008 and stayed in close contact since then. In 2010 we wrote and recorded the songs "Rainbow Gold" and "Last Night" together for my album "Hot Sauce". I learned so many things from Joe in the studio related to music & Life. The one element that stands out to me the most is how Joe didn't treat me differently as a lady musician. He expected the same things from me as the other musicians and was very respectful. He was a class act. We're going to miss you Joe !!
This month we have a SoCal show coming up and a concert in Ohio & Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
As always feel free to follow along with us on tour via social media:
Hope all is well!
Yay, September is finally here!
Spring has sprung and summer has sung...
I always enjoy the changing of the seasons and the renewed spirit that comes with them :)
I had some downtime after finishing our summer tour and decided to take a break from music and explore Montreal. It was inspiring to visit the Fabulous Faberge exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Art. And equally fascinating to learn how his precise style helped influence the entire Russian Empire!
On another note, we had a blast performing with Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Upcoming shows this month…
Sunday, September 7th, 2014
Jessy J w/UJC - 4:00pm
Dauphin Cty Jazz & Wine Fest
Fort Hunter Park
Friday, September 19th, 2014
Jessy J - 7:00pm
Canon De Sol Winery
46415 East Badger Road
Benton City,, WA 99320
*Sunday, September 21st, 2014
Las Vegas Jazz Fest - 12:00pm
Las Vegas, NV
Playing with Elan Trotman & Selena Albright!
What's up happy people!
I'm excited to be performing at a bunch of summer shows~
We have over 20 concerts booked this summer and we're ready to have some fun in the SUN!
We started off with a bang at the Austin, Texas Jazz Festival on Memorial Day.
Next we're hitting Alabama, LA, Ohio, Virginia, Michigan, Florida, Colorado & more !
Thank you for your prayers, earlier this month my dad's cancer was 100% surgically removed. We are very thankful for the gift of life :)
Happy Father's Day to all the DAD's!!!
Becoming a Fan
It's funny that as musicians sometimes we can take music for granted. Last month, I had a chance to become a fan of music again at the Berks Jazz Fest in Reading, Pennsylvania. I checked out a bunch of different shows and saw a lot of my friends perform! I even fell in love with the music of Gregory Porter, he's an amazing Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter. The way he plays music reminded me why I play music, to touch people, connect with them and bless them. I feel thoroughly blessed to be on the cover of "The Jazz in the M.E.E." Magazine this month :)
Here's the website link to order a copy or subscribe:
check out our upcoming tours:
I hope to see you soon! XXO
Woodwind & Brasswind
We just got back from our Spring Break trip to Mexico! I love Mexico because it represents serenity,
peace, and relaxation for me. My dad was born there so every time we go back we're greeted with open arms by our family. And we really have such a good time whether we go dancing, hang at the beach, go for swim, shop or whatever it is we're doing. We have so much fun because we're all together!
I'm also very excited to be featured on the cover of Woodwind & Brasswind Magazine this spring! I used to order reeds and accessories from this magazine when I was a little girl, so it's like coming around full circle ~ please check it out here...
Our new single, "Second Chances," is the feedback track this week: please vote here.
We also have a busy schedule coming up this spring - check out the tours list below. I hope you're having a great one, can't wait to see you soon!
Back from Asia
I hope everything's going well! I had a blast performing in Japan and the Philippines for the "Heal our Land" Benefit Concert!
You can watch the videos here. https://youtu.be/gyTynoBwNYY?list=PL-21kadY7f-GVXsqHyyOlaedfUjSE5Wyc
Coming up I'm heading to Houston, Texas to play with some super talented students.
Then off to the Berks Jazz Fest for some JAZZ!
This year is filling up quick! Hope to see you at an upcoming show.
Happy New Year!
I'm so excited for 2014, so far it's already been great ;) We have some fun and exciting New things to share with you:
Second Chances will be the Second single from our New album.
Available for purchase now, don't forget to get your limited edition copy before they run out.
Going to Japan and performing for a benefit concert in Manila ! Please check out our upcoming tour dates below.
Wishing you a fabulous and healthy New Year full of peace, music & prosperity.
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