credit: Raul Ochoa
Jess + Paul
Jess + Paul's romantic partnership creates a sparkling onstage chemistry and sets their musical performance apart from the pack. Having performed with Grammy-award winning artists, multi-instrumentalist and University of Texas jazz professor Paul Deemer provides expert musical direction to this ensemble. In incorporating acoustic jazz textures, they bring the classic standards back to life. A singer-songwriter and budding jazz vocalist, Jessica has been turning heads with her pure tone and tasteful use of soul-inspired embellishments since her arrival to the Austin live music scene in 2023. Her pure tone and tasteful use of soul-inspired embellishments adds presence and shimmer to the band's aesthetic. The duo showcases some of their original pop pieces with a refreshing indie-jazz twist backed by Austin's most seasoned instrumentalists. The ensemble includes acoustic bass, drums and brushes, piano, vocals, trombone, trumpet, and flugelhorn.
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