Stella Jean Band
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Stella Jean Band


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"Gutterbird Magazine Band Review"

"Stella Jean's brand of unconventional pop music combines irresistibly
danceable rhythms with an elegant lyricism that brings out the best of
their audiences and makes for some good times. Their performance is
highlighted by their front woman - Stella Jean - who steals the show with her remarkable vocals, talent on the keyboard and huge stage presence.This is a group to keep an eye on." - Billy Cudgel, Founder of Gutterbird Radio ( - Billy Cudgel, Founder of Gutterbird Radio

"Selected Canadian Musicans Perform at Massey Hall"

"I had the priviledge of sharing the stage at Massey Hall with Stella Jean. Stella Jean's musical and vocal range appeals to all audiences and all generations. What a gift to have her on any bill." - Andrea Freedman Iscoe, Director of "A Night at Massey Hall" - Andrea Freedman Iscoe, Director of a Night at Massey Hall

"You'll be Immediately Whisked Away"

"The Stella Jean Band enthralls the listener with melodic, poetic lyrics, expressed sometimes with excitement and sometimes with sweet melancholy. You're immediately whisked away by Stella's smooth vocals and captivated by the band's contagious rhythms and clever arrangements." - Mike Field, Composer and Musician of the Mike Field Jazz Trio - Mike Field, Jazz Musician and Composer


A.) The Stella Jean Band EP entitled "Plastic Trees in the City" (Independent, July 2011)

Stella Jean - Keyboardist and Singer
Andrew Saskin - Bassist
Jarrod Hewton - Drummer
Jeremy Taft - Guitarist
Adam King - Recorder & Mixer

EP Tracks:

1. High School Horror Show *Radio airplay at
2. 50 Shades of Green
3. Wild Woman
4. Berlin
5. Stray Runaway

All words and music by Stella Jean, except words and music for 50 Shades of Green by Stella Jean and Andrew Saskin



STELLA JEAN grew up in Codrington, a small farming community in Eastern Ontario. For the past 10 years, Stella has been writing songs, performing and teaching music in countries such as Bolivia, France, Germany, U.S.A. and China. Currently, Stella writes, performs and teaches music in Toronto, Ontario. Stella Jean's diverse musical projects and awards are as follows:

• Chosen to perform at the Songwriting Session Showcase with Juno Artist Tomi Swick, and V.P. of Warner Music Ron Lopata (Music City Toronto, Apr. '12)

• Performed at Canadian Music Fest (Music City Toronto, Mar '12)

• Selected song, "High School Horror Show", for radio airplay (Gutterbird, Toronto, Nov '11)

• Recorded an original EP entitled "Plastic Trees in the City" (The Fusebox, Recorded and Mixed by Adam King, Toronto, Aug '11)

• Formed the Stella Jean Band with drummer Jarrod Hewton, bassist Andrew Saskin, guitarist Jeremy Taft, singer and keyboardist Stella Jean, and guest trumpeter Mike Field (Codrington & Toronto, Jan '11)

• Performed at Massey Hall with selected Canadian musicians (SOS Children’s Villages, Toronto, Nov '10)

• Won a Music Grant from the Government of France for the cs field trio project (Festival International de Musique Universitaire, France, July '08)

• Toured Germany as the beat-boxer, percussionist and singer of the cs field trio (Indep., Germany, July '07 – Aug '07)

• Participated in the Creative-Writer-In-Residence Program (Naropa University, USA, July '07)

• Co-composed, recorded and released the cs field trio’s Debut Album "Grandma in Generation Myspace" (Indep., Toronto, Sept '07)

Stella has recorded in the studios of Adam King (Good Lovelies), Bob Egan (Blue Rodeo, Wilco), and Mark Pellizzer (Justin Nozuka).