Bio

Jennifer EllisJennifer started her music career at 3-years old, singing on stage for her big sister’s Kindergarten graduation. Growing up, she was an active member in the church and she was a part of the praise & worship music leaders for her youth group for more than 6 years. She studied voice, dance, guitar, piano and theater. At the University of Florida, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering with a minor in Music. Jennifer has written and recorded multiple pop/rock and jazz albums including her all original jazz children’s album in 2010. She has been performing across the U.S., in New York City, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Cincinnati for more than 20 years.

Jennifer has resided in Cincinnati, Ohio for more than 9 years now, and she performs regularly for family-friendly concerts, jazz clubs, and recently accepted a position with Northside Christian Church as the Music Director for their Sunday 11:00 AM contemporary service.

Past Performances

The Roxy-L.A., Hard Rock Café – LA, The Joint-L.A., Pershing Square-L.A., The Mint-L.A., Genghis Cohen-L.A., Luna Park-L.A., Prego-LA, Border’s Books & Music-L.A., Rusty’s Surf Ranch-L.A., TJ Charlie’s-L.A., Highland Grounds-LA, Crooked Bar-L.A., Max’s-L.A., Elbow Room-NYC, Chelsea Piers-NYC, Hard Rock Café-Atlanta, Eddie’s Attic-Atlanta, 191 Club-Atlanta, Border’s Books & Music-Atlanta, Limerick Junction-Atlanta, Front Page News-Atlanta, WXIA-TV Feature Musician on Peachtree Morning Atlanta, GA, Rio Bravo-Atlanta, Jocks-N-Jills-Atlanta, Frankie’s-Atlanta, Red Light Cafe-Atlanta, The Mill-Atlanta, Maestro’s Cafe-Atlanta, Oceanside Casino-San Diego, Heritage Club-Gainesville, FL, Thomas Center-Gainesville, FL, Downtown at the Gardens, FL, The Kravis Center, FL, Wonder Works Children’s Museum – Chicago

Cincinnati Tri-State Area

Kidchella sponsored by Cincinnati Family Magazine, Yesterday’s Cafe and Tea Room, Blue Ash Recreation Center, St. Paul, Cumin Eclectic Cuisine, Awakenings Hyde Park, Madiera Library, The Deupree House, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Blue Ash Concert Series on Blue Ash Square Ampitheater, Iron Horse Inn, Washington Opera House-Maysville, KY, Momtopia-Dayton Mall, OH, Hyde Park Square, Madeira Daisy & Junior Scouts, Meier’s Wine & Art Festival, Cincinnati Country Day School, Season’s, Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, Kenton County Public Library, Summer Shazaam Series at Beech Acres Park Amphitheater, Firehouse Grill, Clifton Cultural Arts Center, Sawyer Point, Bluegrass for Babies , Cincinnati Children’s HospitalFox 19, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market,  Wee Folk Festival – Magic of Art with Children, Inc, Loveland Art Studios on main, Taste of BelgiumThrough the GardenCincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden , Diggs Bar & Grill, Summerfair, Relay for LifeRiverbend Music CenterWashington PlatformThe Mall at Fairfield Commons-Dayton,OH, The Phelps Bar/Top of the Park @ Residence Inn Downtown-Cincinnati, Wurst Bar in Mt. Lookout, Dilly Bistro, Bar & Bottle ShopHamilton County FairIvy Hills Country ClubKenwood Country ClubSymphony HotelMac’s Pizza PubDeSha’swww.dav5k.orgMVP Sports BarBrewRiver GastroPub

 

Ensembles & Tours

Jennifer Ellis Kids Music (2010-Present)
Jennifer Ellis Jazz Trio (2008-Present)
Runaway Sidecar - classic/pop rock band (2014-2016)
Jennifer Ellis – Just a little Jazz tour (2001-2008)
Stirling Band (1997-2001)
Toured New York City (September 1999 & June 2000)
Chamber Singers, Gainesville, FL (1995-1997)
Pizzazz, Palm Beach Gardens, FL (1989-1993)
All-State Musical Excellence Representative for Palm Beach County, Florida (1991 & 1993)
Maranatha Singers Palm Beach Gardens, FL (1987-1993)
Toured Florida (Summer 1992)
Toured France (Spring 1996)

Repertoire

Jennifer’s jazz repertoire focuses on the great standards of Cole Porter, Gershwin & Heyward, and many others including:

Ain’t Misbehavin, All of Me, Almost Like Being in Love, At Last, Autumn Leaves, Bewitched, Blue Moon, Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man, Crazy, Do nothing til you hear from me, Don’t know why (Nora Jones), Don’t get around much anymore, Embraceable You, Fly me to the moon, Girl from Impanema, Glory of Love, Happy Talk, Hello Dolly, I Could Write a Book, I Can’t Give You Anything but love, I Got Rhythm, I Love you for Sentimental Reasons, I’m Beginning to see the Light, I’ve Got the World on a String, Imagination, In the Mood, It’s Only a Paper Moon, It had to be you, It Don’t mean a thing, It’s All Right with Me, I’ve got a crush on you, Let’s call the whole thing off, Love and marriage, Love is here to stay, Lullaby of Birdland, Moon River, My Funny Valentine, My Favorite Things, Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, New York New York, Red Sails in the Sunset, Route 66, Save the Last Dance for Me, Second Time Around, Side by Side, Skylark, Someone to Watch Over Me, Somewhere over the rainbow, Some Enchanted Evening, Summertime, That’s why the lady is a tramp, They can’t take that away, Unforgettable, What a Wonderful World, Where or When, When I fall in Love, Young at Heart, You Made me love you

Pop Favorites & Sing-a-long Songs

Ain’t No Sunshine, All Through the Night, Back on the Chain gang, Beautiful Boy, Crazy, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Can’t Help Falling in Love, Carnival, Closer to Fine, Close to You, Danny’s Song, Don’t Worry about a thing, Fire, Fast Car, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, Galileo, Gimme One Reason, Happy, Have You Ever Seen the Rain, Here Comes the Rain Again, I can see clearly now, I feel good, I will Survive, Iris, Ironic, It’s too late, Jealousy, Joey, Killing Me Softly, Kind and Generous, La Isla Bonita, Landslide, Lean on Me, Lion Sleeps Tonight, Lean on Me, Make My Heart Fly, Me and Bobby McGee, Passionate Kisses, Proud Mary, Rehab, Rainbow Connection, Rhiannon, Rock Around the Clock, Rockin Robbin, Route 66, Set Fire to the Rain, Sittin on the dock of the bay, Shake Your Booty, Someone Like You, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Something to Talk About, Stand by me, Strong Enough, Summertime, Sweet Dreams, Talkin About a Revolution, These boots are made walking, The Tide is High, Time After Time, Time of Your Life, Under the Boardwalk, What I like about you, The Way I Am, Wonder, You Are My Sunshine, You Send Me

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