All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Jean Lenke

Jean Lenke Jean Lenke

www.jeantherapymusic.com.

Crossover Jazz Folk Fusion artist Jean Lenke has been creating diverse live music for many years in the Philadelphia area and is now starting new adventures in Washington’s great northwest. As a performing artist, composer, lyricist, and bandleader she brings the joy of her parent’s music of the 1940’s together with the spirit of the Folk & Jazz-Rock Fusion soundtrack of her own youth in an eclectic mix ~ familiar, yet slightly off center, with haunting appeal.

Musically, Jean’s approach is free spirited and bold, crossing boundaries and mixing genres with a wild creative hand. Artfully blending the magic of the past with the energy of the future Jean's delivery is transportive, melting hearts with her a crystal clear tone and sultry warmth.

“I started my musical career late in life, so there’s never been any time to waste! My love of music had always been there - I just needed to tap into my own voice. Over the past 10 years I’ve learned that it’s never too late to recreate yourself.”

Jean Lenke's debut album, Restless (12.13.19) is as diverse as Jean is and highlights her musical creativity brilliantly! Restless! includes covers & original material by Jean, Philadelphia songwriters James Soloman, Danie Ocean and Canadian David R. Miller. Fresh lyrics to classic instrumental standards and new interpretations of Joni Mitchel & Steely Dan favorites round out the project brilliantly!

Read more

Tags

Betty Carter Betty Carter
voice / vocals
Al Jarreau Al Jarreau
voice / vocals
Abbey Lincoln Abbey Lincoln
voice / vocals
Carmen McRae Carmen McRae
voice / vocals
Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell
voice / vocals
Anita O'Day Anita O'Day
voice / vocals
Eva Cassidy Eva Cassidy
voice / vocals
Gregory Porter Gregory Porter
voice / vocals
Anita Baker Anita Baker
voice / vocals

Photos

Albums

Shop Amazon

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.