All About Jessica Taylor
Singing is inherent and the opportunity to perform with so many notable music groups over the years is what working hard at your craft can get you; more than a dream come true. The list is breathtaking and includes Grammy Award Winners, The Winan Brothers.
She has worked for and with:
to name a few and the list is yet to find an end!
Headlining at The Immaculate Conception Church in Seattle, WA. and once again opportunity would knock and present itself when invited for a return performance with Lennie Williams & Kirk Whalum.
Lovingly referred to as ‘The Dish’ with two Popular Platters' groups for more than twenty (20) years where she enjoyed celebrity status while traveling around the world.
The first group known as, "The Amazing Platters" with Eddie Daniels, who was the vocal bass man from the original "The Platters" and sang with Zola Taylor.
The second group toured with was "The Platters featuring, The Legendary Monroe Powell, who was hired by Buck Ram writer & composer of “Only You & more. He was also the Manager/founder of
"The Famous Platters".
On July 31, 2015, Jessica was recognized as a Jazz Living Legend at LACMA - The Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Awarded three certificates and a plaque as by:
The Jazz Living Legend Foundation
The County of LA, signed by Mark Ridley-Thomas Supervisor, Second District, The City of LA, signed
by Mayor, Eric Garcetti
Jazzabration Awards plaque engraved with her name.
She is a strong solo performer and lead singer with a great vocal range. She is available for session work, sings background and has a great ear for harmony.
Jessica has enjoyed celebrity status while traveling the world.
Currently performing as a solo artist and promoting her CD entitled, `I Believe’ which is sold on CD Baby and other music outlets and in the not mot far future you will be able to purchase it right here on my website.
2016 & 2017 - Performed with Al Williams Jazz Society
2018 Winner of Deserts Got Talent, Palm Springs, CA. Annenberg Theater
Performed with drummer - Alvin Taylor, Percussionist from KC & The Sunshine Band
Chris Bennett, Grammy nominee.
Musical & vocal influences include the incomparable
Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Cleo Laine, Patti Labelle, Dinah Washington & Nancy Wilson to name a few.
Musical & vocal influences include the incomparable Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, Cleo Laine, Patti Labelle, Dinah Washington & Nancy Wilson to name a few.
Jessica is available upon request as her schedule permits and performs Standards, Jazz, Rhythm and Blues, Gospel, Contemporary, and even a little Country Western!