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Female vocalist, songwriter and producer from Long Island, JayCee Driesen known amongst followers simply as “JayCee” has entertained audiences nationally. Her bold signature voice embraces the true effervescence of America’s rich musical past, with the youthful freshness of the present as she captivates an audience whether she is performing classic standards, hit Broadway Show tunes, mid and up tempo’s, contemporary favorites or her own originals.
“JayCee” titillates and mesmerizes the audience with her soulful renditions of such favorite standards made famous. In her own unique and powerful phrasing, she belts out popular songs such as, At Last (Etta James), All That Jazz (Chicago), I Who Have Nothing (Shirley Bassey). The Music That Makes Me Dance (Barbara Streisand), Why Haven't I Heard From You (Reba McEntire), God Bless The Child (Billie Holiday), Empire Sate Of Mind (Alicia Keys), New York, New York (Frank Sinatra), My Funny Valentine (Sarah Vaughn), Chain Of Fools (Aretha Franklin), Feeling Good (Nina Simone), and more!
Whether it is a sensual ballad, Cabaret favorite, belting out a hit Broadway Show tune, performing a foot-stompin’ favorite, or as a compliment to established Marquis talent, or even headlining her own show, JayCee can do it all! Her impeccable sense of tone and timing is limitless and she performs all of the attention to detail goodies that remind one of happily misspent youth and fanciful adulthood, without missing a beat!
JayCee began her career singing in popular houses on Long Island and in New York City. Her reputation and ability to carry a tune, well beyond her years afforded her opportunities to open and perform with some of the greatest artists in the business, in addition to gaining many as fans themselves. From the famed Lincoln Center and notable Jazz and Blues Festivals to A-list Night Clubs, la-crème-de-la crème cruise ships and Concert venues to include singing our Nations Anthem in sports arenas, JayCee has delighted audiences around the nation. As a songstress and opening act or cabaret on her own, JayCee’s youthful, yet experienced harmonious, dreamy rhythmic sense of timing and tone make her one of the most sought after vocalist on the scene, her strength, knowledge and vocal timing, she is well beyond her years. The audience simply loves her”.
JayCee has developed quite a loving following of her own, and her fans have traveled to the ends of the globe to see this accomplished musical talent. Her witty sense of on stage presence and awareness of her audience is unparalleled. JayCee's ability to compliment a stage show production is unparalleled, whether it is an intimate Cabaret house performance or full scale concert venue, it is her pure finesse and distinction, which separates this beautiful talent from the pack. To experience a “JayCee” show is to love her!
An evening shared with “JayCee” is one of pure elegance, fabulous style, electrifying enjoyment and innate talent. So if it is harmonious, dreamy rhythms with exciting style, which motivate you, be sure to catch “JayCee” at a venue near you.