Jessica is a London based professional guitarist and multi-instrumentalist with over 12 years of experience in the music industry. She teaches piano, guitar, and bass guitar. She has performed in many venues across Europe and the UK, including 02 Academy Islington, The Hackney Empire, The Dublin Castle, Camden Proud, NEC Birmingham Arena, Camden Underworld, The Fleece Bristol, Bedford Esquires, Electroworks Islington amongst many other prestigious venues. Jess has also performed at a range of festivals including Camden Rocks, Surface and Latitude Festival with original bands and as a session guitarist, including completing a fortnight-long UK tour with US-based tribute band to The Cramps, the ‘Teenage Werewolves’ in April 2019 and is due to complete a second UK tour with the band in December 2020.
Jess has always had a passion for music, which started at the early age of 6 when she attended her very first piano lesson. At age 13 she picked up the guitar, and by the age of 15 Jess had already gained her Grade 8 in electric guitar. One year later, she went on to study at the prestigious Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) and completed a Level 3 Music Performance Diploma, followed by a Level 5 Higher Diploma, both specializing in guitar. Thereafter, Jess further expanded her musical knowledge by studying at the Detroit Institute of Music Education, where she achieved a 1st Class BA (Hons) Degree in Contemporary Music Performance.
Jess successfully teaches guitar to students of all ages up to Grade 8 and has become known as a patient, knowledgeable teacher. She has recently finished composing and recording her debut solo album ‘Utopian Dreams’, which is soon to be released on all major music platforms.