Jennifer Hall

Jennifer Hall

 Chicago, Illinois, USA
BandR&BSoul

This band is 'old meets new' to the letter. Much of the music is inspired by classic jazz/blues songs. Combined with modern touches, the music becomes soulful, classic and forward thinking. It is sincere, honest and vulnerable and has a way with connecting with a wide range of audiences.

Biography

Sometimes sweet, occasionally heartbreaking, and always sincere, Chicago’s Jennifer Hall writes music that looks back to an age long gone while buzzing with a youthful edge. Combining influences such as The Black Keys, Patsy Cline, St. Vincent, Frank Ocean, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Buckley, Wilco and Ella Fitzgerald, this vocalist/songwriter and veteran performer has always had a goal of making great music despite genre or trend.

In the past two years, Jennifer and her band have taken the Chicago music scene by storm to say the least, playing with national touring acts including The Lumineers, The Damnwells, Harper Blynn, William Beckett of The Academy Is… and Grammy-nominated artist Matthew Santos. She has played at notable Chicago venues such as Lincoln Hall and Wicker Park Fest, Jennifer has also headlined Schubas, Subterranean and most recently The Metro in August 2012 playing for packed houses each time. She has been featured on Fox Evening News with Bob Sirrott, Fox AM News, WGN Midday News, WCIU 'You & Me This Morning', and on the radio stations for colleges DePaul, Loyola and UIC.

She completed her first Daytrotter Session July 2012 and toured the midwest, East Coast and Mid/South throughout the summer of 2013 debuting new material. Jennifer and her band are working on their second record, an EP set to release in early 2014.

Jennifer has also guest appeared several times as National Anthem singer at Wrigley Field for the Chicago Cubs, US Cellular Field for the Chicago White Sox and at Soldier Field.

The near future is sure to bring promising things for this buzzing Chicago artist.

Discography

*In This, 2011

*(NEW EP, to be released early 2014)