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Jennifer Mellish stays rooted in jazz while interweaving other genres and her own original arrangements for a style that feels playful, classic and fresh. Jennifer’s warm and inviting tone quickly draws her audience in – then keeps them engaged with her depth of musicality, sophistication, and versatility as a jazz vocalist. With each live performance, she brings her listeners on an enjoyable journey through a thoughtfully crafted set list…mixing standards, original arrangements, and fusion with other genres and musical influences to create a style all her own. Gleefully weaving a variety of tempos, tones and textures in her song selections, she aims to deliver a diverse musical experience with jazz sensibilities as the common thread at each and every show.
For the love of it is my first studio album. As a little girl I would tell anyone who would listen, “when I grow up i’m going to be a singer”. Here I am grown up, having been for quite sometime now and this debut is the realization of this life-long dream. Over the years I would step into the Seattle Jazz scene, scratch the itch, then step back out to manage my day gig, be a mother and deal with the crushing self doubt that can accompany standing on a stage and singing in front of strangers. I exchanged my passion for pragmatism. Singing in private, showing up at open mic nights, attending workshops and it occurred to me that it was time to put it on record, for the love of the music; the love for my son, may everything he does, and you do, be for the love of it.