Jennifer Bryce

Recording artist, Jennifer Bryce “At Last”) serves up a cocktail of classic jazz, originals and vintage and contemporary pop & soul a la Tuck and Patti with a shot of Aretha, Annie Lennox and John Mayer stirred in. While her tone and phrasing has been compared to Sarah Vaughn, legendary gospel singer, Dr. Horace Boyer called her delivery “testifyin” and avant garde singer Meredith Monk says “Jennifer has an unusual musical gift.” Jennifer has toured domestically and in Europe and is the recipient of a Whammie Award for her vocal stylings. Jennifer Bryce was moved to sing at age 7 when she first heard a recording of Ella Fitzgerald. Since then her musical influences have ranged from Stevie Wonder, Dianne Reeves, Etta James .to Gal Costa Her mother, Julia Banks Bryce, a well-known regional painter and father, writer, A.W. Bryce, gave her a childhood steeped in the contrasts of high-culture urban New York and the lush forests of Vermont on her grandparents farm. The contrast of the natural world and the urban mosaic continue to inform her sensibility to this day: a sense of color and balance, rhythm and stillness. On her own at age 15, Jennifer opened the door to all the variety Life has to offer: gypsies and prep schools, the streets and the rivers, the sacred and the profane. ­ At 16 she made her professional debut and toured with classical and flamenco guitarist, Juan de la Sierra and toured New England, Spain and Portugal for several years.

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