For fourteen years, JazzElle has been sparking sound waves through Northern and Central California. She is as an electronic recording artist with dance moves that are said to be off the planet. Her songs are motivational and inspirational. She writes an eclectic mix of electro-pop, ambient, instrumental and love songs. Prevalent in her mixes, the listener hears the prolific vocal melodies, heavy bottom bass line notes, pumping drum beats, exciting guitar riffs and surprising electronic effects.
JazzElle’s inspiration has come from bands that are full of energy and dance, such as The Fixx, Talking Heads, B-52’s. In addition, she has a strong affection for French acid jazz music such as Tosca and Air. Since playing saxophone in her high school jazz band, JazzElle has been inspired by the jazz-fusion funk scene as well. In addition, with influences in the 80’s New Wave music, the 90’s alternative music scene, including Bjork, and the turn of the century’s electronica such as Moby, JazzElle’s sound is unique yet approachable.
JazzElle’s songs inspire positivity and transformation such as “Transcend”, “Don’t Doubt It” and “Love and Peace”. Her strong desire for fun and dance is expressed in “Beautiful Day” and “Hey U”. Drawing from everyday emotions such as having a frustrating day, she produced her alternative punk track “Frustrated”.
In the 90’s, surviving the heat and hardships of the Mojave Desert, JazzElle lived under self-imposed harsh conditions for basic survival. The lizards and coyotes became her best friends and she began to transform with them. JazzElle’s music emanates from this cycle of renewal; and the progression is never ending.
JazzElle has been the producer of the award winning “Planet of Dreamz” music showcase. For over four years, it was a platform for many bay area musicians to be heard. She is also an accomplished video producer, having her films featured in the Santa Cruz International Film Festival for five consecutive years.
Currently, JazzElle is working on a new album to add to her LP “Test Your Taste Buds”, and her singles "Love and Peace", "Beautiful Day" and "Hourglass”.