7.26.12 Jessica Vautor Group [Birthday Bash]
Jessica was born in the beautiful island of Martinique. Her father, Robin Vautor ,incredibly gifted guitar player ,piano player ,flutist and composer,(also member of the acclaimed caribbean jazz band Fal Frett), provided her at an early age with a rich and unique musical foundation that is the essence of her inspiration today (merci PAPA pour ta musique et Maman Veronique pour ta jolie voix!) She studied Jazz ( Le C.I.M) and Opera ( Ecole Normale Alfred Cortot ) in Paris, and also attented M.I.T (Musicians Institute) ,in Los Angeles. Jessica lives now between LA and Martinique ,via Europe. She enjoys creating spontaneous musical interactions with amazingly talented musicians with singular style and original harmonic senses .
Among her favorite partners in crime, Otmaro Ruiz genius piano player and composer form Venezuela, Mike bluestein,wonderful pianist from the west coast,The magical Artist Amel Larrieux ,Yoon-Seoun Cho amazing pianist from South Korea,Inovative pianist and composer Gary Blumer, Mister Lyman Medeiros the man with the great tone (upright bass) Leo Costa, one of the most talented brazilian drumer in LA, Gretchen Parlato , La Diva with the purrrfect voice (and a love for wigs).Composer /producer Joel Whitley (guitar and bass) , K.C (the incredible Kenneth Crouch ladies and gentlemen), guitarists Roberto Montero and Marcel Camargo, singer/composer Chaz (Legend) ! and countless other members of this mysterious world called Music.
Jessica has also been featured on a few albums (Lyman Medeiros,Phil Hawkins H20, tropical lullaby, Billeeto,Pablo Paniagua,fal frett!…),involving various styles (Bossa Nova,Jazz,caribbean,funk),displaying her versatility and multilangual natural ability . Her voice was also featured in National commercials in America for major companies (Buick,Nestle,Dior…) She recently performed and the Jazz Festival in Martinique as a guest of legendary trumpet player Randy Brecker ,(Randy Brecker Quintet) in november 2007. Jessica is now working on her First solo album,to be released in 2009 and involving a wonderful cast of diverse and unique musicians and vocalists. In the meantime, you can catch her, while she performs with her band in LA or wherever the music takes her… ..
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