Jessica Star, the Rock Songstress, and her band bring music to enchant the modern and soulful tribe of Earth.
Drums, bass, and guitar weave with Jessica’s compelling vocals and original music to uplift the spirit.
"I hope you love my songs and the instrumentation. This is my life's work. These are my stories and this is the sharing I bring to you from my soul."
~ Jessica Star
Jessica Star has played B.B. King's, the Knitting Factory, and the legendary Bitter End in NYC, FaerieWorlds in Oregon, FaerieCon East in MD, Wicked Faire in NJ, The Festival of Legends in NC and The Maritime Hall, The Harmony Festival and Luther Burbank Center in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.
Jessica’s albums to date (of her original material) include:
"RISING; From the Vault" released 2015, twenty years after it was recorded at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley in 1995. Jessica worked with producer and engineer, Bob Matthews (The Grateful Dead), and the late arranger, John Kahn (bassist of The Jerry Garcia Band). The musicians on this session include Mario Cippolina on bass (Huey Lewis and The News), Donny Baldwin on drums (Jefferson Starship), Pete Sears on the keyboard (Hot Tuna, Jefferson Starship, Moon Alice), Ho Young on guitar (The John Kahn Band), and an orchestra of strings and horns.
"Mystical Creature" released in 2014, featuring 13 personal songs produced by Winter, coproduced by Jessica Star, and featuring her bassist Joseph Blackfeather. The musicians on this album are Jessica Star on lead and harmony vocals and guitars, Joseph Blackfeather on five string bass guitar, Mark Abbott on drums, Winter on guitars, Gregg Tilles on guitar, Betsy Tinney on cello, Diana Rowan on harp, Kymberly Jackson on flute, Sharon Knight and Kellianna on harmony vocals and, Gary Haggerty on violin.
"Dragon's Lair" released in 1999 and recorded in top studios around the San Francisco Bay Area including Prairie Sun in Cotati and Laughing Tiger in San Rafael. This album has 12 tracks and covers a wide gamut of styles in her songwriting including Blues, Folk, and Mystical Rock.
"Solo" released in 2002 and recorded solo acoustic in Graton, CA features ten songs with Jessica singing and playing guitar, didgeridoo and clay flute.
When asked why she plays music and what inspires her she says," Some people have a choice whether to play music or not; luckily, I don’t. I’ve been following my musical path for a long time now and my life is rich and colorful because of it!”