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About Jess King
Jess King’s goal, as an artist is simple: to connect. With each note and word, she reveals her heart, and naturally touches ours. We have the sense we’ve just shared our personal stories with Jess as her lyrics so effortlessly relate to us and her vocal resonates with emotional sincerity and soulfulness. Whether seated at the piano or standing behind the mic, Jess’ captivating performances holds us with her memorable melodies and candid lyrics.
Growing up in a home where Nina Simone, The Doors and Marianne Faithfull were given a lot of “air play”, Jess was exposed to a wide variety of music from an early age. Her musical influences include Nelly Furtado, Coldplay, Janis Ian and jazz great Nancy Wilson. Jess began studying piano at age 5 followed by the clarinet, trumpet and baritone horn; this, along with harmonizing a cappella with one of her sisters to pop songs on the radio, created a strong base from which Jess developed as an artist.
It’s clear from her music and her presence both on and off stage that Jess King is a young woman full of hope, strength, sensitivity, and conviction. Although the distinctiveness and depth of her voice allow her to transcend genres, Jess stays within the wide boundaries of pop music, while pushing the edges.
Live performance has led Jess King from her home city of New York to other major cities including Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Paris and San Francisco. She has composed for an award-winning independent film, been featured in several television and print ad campaigns, and has been applauded by music legend Stevie Wonder.
Based in Manhattan, Jess is currently in Paris recording her upcoming EP, to be released in the summer of 2013.
EP to be released late fall 2013.
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Tour Dates & Upcoming Performances
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Photography by Flavia Raddavero