Dream. Believe. No Limits.

JESSLEE is an American singer,ASCAP songwriter, and recording artist. Recently a contestant on Season 14 NBC The Voice-Team Blake. The thrilling experience put her in front of top celebrities like Trace Adkins, who said, “JessLee, I like female vocals that are just powerful just pow sit you back in your seat.” She turned the chairs of both Kelly Clarkson who said, “JessLee you are amazing you are a phenomenal singer” and her coach Blake Shelton who said, “JessLee has this very powerful rock edge.” ,  “JessLee your attack singing the chorus, you just have such a grip- an attack.” and JessLee, what you naturally had on this song was your attack.”  But Alicia Keyes best described JessLee when she said, “That was a beautiful testament to you JessLee reminding us that you are country rock, I think that is a cool way to show that you have major versatility. You don’t back down, incredible job, well done!” JessLee is staying ahead of the musical evolution and she brings an innovative country rock style like no other. She has created her own genre that she calls “Punktry”. It is best described as Avril Lavigne meets Carrie Underwood.  JessLee spent her early years in Loxahatchee, Florida, where wild hogs, snakes, dirt roads and big trucks were the norm. Born into a family of musicians, music was always playing in this female country singers house. JessLee says family and music are her everything. Although she enjoys all genres, early on, she took a strong liking to country/rock music. On June 15, 2018 JessLee will release her second original song EP:”Strong”. Excited about this new style of music she calls “Punktry”.  It is innovative and fun. Keeping her lyrical and instrumentally country and rock but added influences of artists she grew up loving. As early as kindergarten she was invited to sing with the Young Americans. She also performed the National Anthem at many events. She still says that the National Anthem is one of her favorite songs to sing. She has been in front of large audiences at Major and Minor League (Marlins, Cardinals, Braves) baseball, college and high school stadiums.  She has performed it at many other venues and events including the Military Expo, Stephen Siller Foundation, Aaron Vaughn Foundation, and POW/MIA National Foundation.  She’s won many vocal competitions as a country singer.  JessLee wrote her first song at age nine, “Hold it in Your Hands” and won Florida State PTA contest.  Since then, she has continued to write many more music songs. She was the Regional Winner of the  2016 Treasure Coast I Heart Radio Country Showdown.

JessLee has always been inspired by her grandparents who spent their lives doing what they love most, working together as professional musicians. Family gatherings were always surrounded by music. JessLee loves to perform on stage. She inspires crowds with her music and has an ability to connect her own feelings through her fans. They feel her passion. She says “Music is my medicine”

She joined Team Blake on Season 14 of the Voice but before that, you may know of JessLee’s success on Season 13 of American Idol. The idol experience taught her a lot about the industry and gave her that extra push to take a hold of her dreams. Always motivated, but now even more driven to just Go for it! Hard work and perseverance is what it takes to make it in this industry. She inspires people to Never give up on their dreams. “Music is the love of my life and I am ready and willing to do the work it takes to achieve my goals.”

Life has brought so many positive and negative experiences to JessLee. She was raised with her two sisters, also musicians, by her single mom.  Four ladies always working extra hard to get ahead. She says the difficulties she had growing up made her the fighter she is today.  “I have learned to turn negative situations into positive motivations which get me closer to my dreams.”

JessLee is a fitness activist! She has combined her music and fitness Music & Muscles® into an educational/motivational program called S.T.R.O.N.G. ©

The program message is about choosing to make the one and only life you have on earth the best it can possibly by remaining mentally, physically and spiritually diligent be no matter what obstacles stand in your way. Learn more https://www.StrongProgram.org

Whether it is an intimate performance with just an acoustic accompaniment or rocking out with her awesome band, JessLee really enjoys performing. She has performed on the main stages at Freedom Fest, Oktoberfest, Spirit of Suwannee River, Miami 911 Tunnel to Towers, Stuart Air Show, Daytona Bike Week, HEWPLA, Sebring Music Fest and many more venues. She has been featured on the same bill as top country artists like Cassidee Pope and her favorite performance was when she opened for LOCASH and they called her on stage with them while singing their #1 Hit:  “I Love this Life”.

At this time, JessLee is an independent artist.  She self-released her first EP recorded at the Sound Asylum in Tennessee which was released April 17, 2015. She has since had many album reviews around the world, concerts, and interviews.  She has appeared on the ABC Daytime TV in Tri-Cities Tennessee.

JessLee is passionate about supporting our veterans. She is a proud supporter of the (CVMA) Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, a grassroots non-profit organization formed by combat veterans. “Veterans helping Veterans” She is grateful to all veterans. Remembering John 15:13 ” No greater love than to lay down one’s life for a friend.” JessLee says, “American Veteran’s choose every day to put their lives in harm’s way to ensure the freedom of our country.”
JessLee has also recently partnered with the (WVRF) Wounded Veteran’s Relief Fund. (JessLee is proud to have teamed up at fundraisers with both CVMA and WVRF and other veteran organizations to raise thousands of dollars for combat veterans and their families.)

Quotes: “God gave me a big voice and big dreams…We will all soon find out what I can do with them.”

JessLee Motto: DREAM! BELIEVE! NO LIMITS!

JessLee Mantra: Music & Muscles®

NOTABLE TIMELINE:

All JessLee® music can be found on Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, Rhapsody, Google Play, and many more sites.

4/17/2015 released: JessLee Just a Kiss 5 song EP.  It includes her original singles:  Just a Kiss, Move Along, Mama Raised a Lady, I Meant it with you and She’s Me.

October 24, 2015, kicked off her Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (CVMA) fundraiser. She donates $2.00 from every sold album:  “JessLee Just a Kiss” to the CVMA.

04/19/2016 Released single: GIRL CODE

11/12/2016  She released her single: Christmas in America (Dedicated to veterans and their families who can’t be together at Christmas time).

01/28/17  She released her single: “Burn”

01/29/17 She released her first music video: “Burn” which was nominated in the country genre category for the 2017 Hollywood Music in Media Awards which took place at the historic Avalon Hollywood in Hollywood California on  November 16, 2017. (200K+ views on FB, YouTube & VEVO)

June 2017 JessLee with Chaz Mazzota released “Apologize” (cover) by One Republic

Feb. 2018 JessLee The Voice released “I’m with You” (cover) by Avril Lavigne and JessLee & Kyla Jade The Voice battle song “One More Night” by Ariana Grande.

June 15, 2018, JessLee released her album “Strong”. It immediately hit 77 on iTunes Charts.

June 21, 2018, JessLee released her 2nd original song music video which is the 2nd track on the “Strong” album called, “My Favorite Song”.

COMING SOON:

October 1, 2018, Releasing cover of  “The Fighter” with Matt Rivera (Punk Goes Country) featuring JessLee.

November 1, 2018, Releasing original new single, “Hurricane” with co-writer Steve Virginia (South of Somewhere)

Stay tuned for more details on JessLee and her country music ventures!

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Official Website: www.JessLeeMusic.com

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Nonprofit organization: www.StrongProgram.org

MEMBERSHIPS:

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Meet The Band

Mike Hughes
Mike HughesDrums

Mike Hughes,multi-versed percussionist, took up percussion at age nine. Growing up in Vero Beach, FL,  he played top seat in all the musical ensembles including: Jazz, Symphonic, Orchestral and Percussion at Vero Beach High.  There, he was selected as an All-County & All-State musician all four years. Continuing on to achieve a certificate in Music Performance (Emphasis in Music Education) from the University of Florida, again he held top honors & top seat in the University Orchestra and University Wind Symphony. During his college time, Mike was privileged to perform in the Florida Gators 2006 National Championship Game.  Mike continues to master his craft. He’s been involved in all aspects or percussion including: Marching band technician, professional orchestras, recording, private teaching, gigs and road performances. Currently living on Florida’s Treasure Coast in Stuart, he especially enjoys his concerts with top country singer: JessLee. When he is not on drums he enjoys woodwork, sports, and family. Mike hopes to one day have his drum sound heard on the radio.

Nick Jones
Nick JonesBass/Audio Specialist/Backup drums

Nick Jones, bass player, sound tech and back up drummer for the country singer JessLee. He was born in Boca Raton, FL.  He moved to Stuart, FL  in 1996 and has lived there ever since. He is also the backup drummer in JessLee’s band. Nick started playing music as a young boy. He played trumpet first then found his principle instrument drums, as a teenager. He soon discovered he had perfect pitch. Nick says this is a blessing and he loves to create harmonies with his gift. He performed in school and also with his friends and brother Jordan developing skills while realizing his passion for music. He has performed in a variety of genres with these bands: The Chaise, Waverly Hills, and Free Bacon. Nick has also performed in bands for several churches. While working with some of these bands he naturally assumed position of stage sound technician. He is self-taught and still takes every opportunity to work with other sound technicians to learn more. Nick says he is addicted to digital sound technology and drums. Nick also says he is very grateful to be part of the JessLee team and especially working side by side with a top female country singer.

Wilma James
Wilma JamesHarmonies, Keyboard, Ukulele, Glockenspiel, Synth

Wilma James was born in Tampa, FL but was raised in the beautiful and sunny Stuart, FL, a vibrant community filled with seemingly endless talent.  Through middle school and high school Wilma is proud to have performed at Stuart’s own historic Lyric Theatre with Starstruck Performing Arts Center. She’s also proud to be an alumni of Martin County High’s prestigious OPUS choir. Wilma lost her parents her senior year of high school, a tragedy which made her feel as though she lost herself. After a few years of soul searching she found herself when she and Katy Channing, of acoustic duo The Little Things, started a ukulele duo called Just Like That, having been inspired by Jon Sills. Wilma James has also done session work on bass, guitar, keys, ukulele, and vocals. She dedicates her music career to her beloved parents and is beyond elated to be background vocalist and keys player to the incredible “punktry” queen JessLee, whose message and music inspires Wilma every day.

Jon Sills
Jon SillsLead Acoustic Guitar

Jon Sills, born and raised on Long Island, backing vocalist and lead acoustic guitarist for JessLee, has a diverse performance history. His first ventures into music were original projects. He toured the New York tri-state area in his early years, performing such venues as The Bitter End and Irving Plaza. He continued to expand his work and later moved to Port Saint Lucie where he began a career as an original and cover artist at local ice cream shops and bars. He saw success as a solo acoustic artist and open mic host, and he has made a name for himself at Orlando venues and down the Treasure Coast. He is proud to say he was active in the relief effort for the Pulse tragedy, performing and assisting in multiple benefit concerts. He is a video game enthusiast who enjoys hatching eggs in Pokemon GO while riding his bike. Becoming part of this group reunites Jon with former Free Bacon band mate Nick Jones! Jon is excited to join the JessLee team, and to promote the positive message she embodies in her lyrics and in life.

Danny Butler
Danny ButlerElectric Guitar

Danny Butler’s parents always joked that he was born with a guitar in my hands. Growing up he was a quick learner when it came to music. In high school, he was leading worship and playing guitar for a few Megachurches and multiple smaller churches around southern Florida. After high school, he moved to Atlanta to pursue his career as a musician and quickly became connected into the contracted world of megachurches and studios as a singer, and guitar player. Danny has gotten to play with and for some amazing people in the industry. He says “I’ve done things in my life that I have always dreamed I would do. Now living back in South Florida with his amazing wife and two daughters, he is not only working as an audio engineer but also performing lots of country music. Danny is living the dream and excited to be a part of the JessLee team!