Jessy J's solo albums
Tequila Moon (2008),
(2009), Hot Sauce (2011) and Second Chances
(2013) mark her constant way to fame and popularity in the smooth jazz
community. Her fifth project is My One and Only One,
scheduled for release May 26th, 2015.
Paul Brown, Gregg Karukas, Roberto Vally, Sergio
Gonzalez, Richie Gajate, Michael Ripoll, Zoux, Oskar Cartaya, Ruslan
Sirota, Alex Al, Taku, Michael Angel, Frank Abraham, Iajhi Hampden,
Bryant Siono, Norman Jackson, Jay Gore, Lee Thornberg, Dave Hooper,
Ronnie Gutierrez, Janis Leibhart & Dave Darlington are mentioned as
supporting musicians on her website.
Jessy is toying gladly with her Mexican American ancestry.
Many of her songs have a Latin American reference like the starting
Una Mas. Capricious but warm on the skin like
a soothing spring breeze soars the melody. The title track is more
down to earth, so if she tried to
One and Only One.
Lovesong previous recorded by alternative rock band The Cure
and British singer Adele is essential reinterpreted and immaculately
limited to the melody. Swaying comes along The Tango Boy,
the first single of the new album. Backed by a powerful horn
arrangement, electric piano, Paul Brown on guitar, this is a tight
On Paraíso Mágico Jessy J dives into the Latin American world
sharing the melody on flute and vocally. Back To The Basics
is enhanced with Brazilian rhythmic instruments, an awesome piano
solo and a jazz-inspired Jessy on sax. With You’re Making Me
High, Toni Braxton's former hit single from her album
Secrets, Jessy moves on solid ground.
Singing in Spanish belongs to Jessy's repertoire. With the euphonious
Siempre she is in her element. In 2014 Jessy J had the
pleasure of visiting Havana, Cuba for the International Jazz
Festival. Cuba is at the same time remembrance and tribute
to this island and their
inhabitants connected with the music.
Strawberry Letter 23, legendary by The Brothers Johnson, was
also covered by Quincy Jones, the group Kiara, Tevin Campbell and
Phil Upchurch. A melody worth to replay.
The packaging makes music.
Jessy J's appearance is outstanding, her stage presence is always a
highlight for every event especially since she has preserved her
naturalness. With such a jump start each album of her will succeed.