Bio

With songs that have been celebrated as “poetry in motion” (Amelia Vandergast, A&R Factory), songwriter Jennifer Rae artfully composes heartfelt and honest songs that are accentuated by her velvety-smooth voice and rich piano accompaniments. She transitions between her vocal registers effortlessly and creates lush textures and harmonies combining jazz and pop into captivating and emotional compositions. Heavily inspired by songwriter masters like Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon, she is currently enamored with artists like SZA, Mitski and Laura Mvula.

Based in Princeton, NJ, Jennifer got her start opening for Avik Khaneja’s regional tour and playing local shows at the Princeton Arts Council and Small World Coffee. Since then, she has played numerous shows in the NYC-area, such as the NY Historical Society, Arlene’s Grocery, The West End Lounge, Smash Studios, and Bushwick Public House. Jennifer has also worked extensively with multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer, Cole Lumpkin of 300 Entertainment. She is also a founding member of Cleveland’s Sofar Sounds.

Jennifer Rae is currently completing a degree in Music from Oberlin College and Conservatory with a concentration in Songwriting. Her music is currently available on Bandcamp.

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