BIOGRAPHY JESSIE JONES
Jessie Jones is a singer-songwriter and Artist from Shrewsbury. She first started songwriting in her teenage years. She is currently working on an album, which
will be released in 2014. Jessie is also a painter and holds exhibitions of her artwork around Shropshire. To find out more about her artwork please visit:
Some of her song-writing influences include Nick Drake, Carol King, Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Elliot Smith and Leonard Cohen. She is also inspired by contemporary folk music.
Jessie recorded ‘Towers’ her first home recorded album in 2007, followed by her second self released album ‘In the Lighthouse’ in 2008. She had a good review from Eelco Schilder in folkworld magazine EU in 2009 for ‘In the Lighthouse’, and one of her tracks 'The Dreamship’ was played on a folk programme for a radio station based in Amsterdam.
In 2010 Jessie was also the lyricist for the track Coloured Eye' composed by Trish Clowes and featured on Trish's first album ‘Tangent’ out on Basho records. Find out more about Trish on her website here:
Listen to an extract of Coloured Eye (Sung by Kathleen Willison) here: