Jessie Kol is a young Jazz singer and vocalist. Originally from Washington, D.C., Jessie grew up in Raleigh, NC where she started her musical journey at the age of 12, when she began vocal lessons at a local performing arts studio. It was not long after starting vocal lessons that Jessie realized she really enjoyed singing and was soon offered the opportunity to record several demo records that would be used as Christmas gifts for friends and relatives.
A few years later, Jessie was given another opportunity to expand her musical experience and was asked to come to Franklin (Nashville), TN to record demos with friend and producer Perry Sorensen. It was at this point that Jessie realized that her voice was best suited for jazz. Since then, she has had the opportunity to work with several accomplished musicians and song writers in the Nashville area. These people have helped to influence and direct Jessie in her career. Some of the people whom she has had the privilege of gleaning from or working with have included; Bob Farrell, Tom Howard, Cindy Morgan, Simon Hawkins, Gina Boe, and Stacy Jagger.
Jessie says of herself: Some have called me an old soul, singing songs beyond my years. Maybe I am. I delight in singing reflective and moving jazz compositions. The lyrics and melodies remind me of the simple joys of love and when times were different. I feel that when I sing songs of an era gone by, I'm singing about my own life.