Jamille JAM Hunter

Jamille JAM Hunter

 Memphis, Tennessee, USA
BandJazzR&B

Neo Jazz. Eclectic variety of jazz

Biography

Jamille “Jam” Hunter
Biography 2012
Fluidity and discipline are two of the defining elements of artistic craft. The ability to experiment and flow is born from understanding the rules and not only breaking them, but also expanding them. Vocalist Jamille “JAM” Hunter exudes this dexterity through her abilities as singer, composer, musician, and performer. Her stage presence along with her sultry, full-bodied vocals brings her classical and jazz training center stage. Her vocal range moves listeners through an array of moods from cheery and up-tempo to contemplative and sensual.

The texture of her sound is reminiscent of a smoky jazz venue. She is an old soul with a bright spirit. . Her sound is not contained or confined to a single genre making her potential as a contemporary vocalist elastic.

With years of gigging in the R&B/Soul arena under her belt, and previous classical training “JAM” began to train intensively as a jazz vocalist in Los Angeles, CA at the World Stage of Leimert Park. Seeking an international experience she left Los Angeles and hit the stage in Nagoya, Japan where she honed her craft as the lead vocalist at the Stardust Jazz Club. Throughout her career “JAM” has performed the Star Spangled Banner at Dodger stadium, sang in the Bobby Jones Gospel Fest, The River Arts Fest, performed in Opera Memphis and the Memphis Star Challenge.

Most recently produced the Sarah Vaughan Tribute Concert that is set to become an annual performance spotlighting the brilliance of this quintessential vocalist.

“JAM” sites her influences as Earth Wind and Fire, Dinah Washington, Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughan, Diane Reeves, Jill Scott, and Robert Glasper.

JAM will release her first CD/Single “In the Sun” in 2012.

Discography

EP: IN THE SUN Released March, 2012
Songs: IN THE SUN
MALIBU
MUZIC
THE INTRO (WHAT'S YOUR NAME?)
I PROMISE FOREVER