Jecca Jazz Ensemble is a brand new repertory vocal jazz ensemble in Portland, OR, representing styles of vocal jazz ranging from classic to contemporary works. Vocalist, educator, and conductor Jessica Israels developed this ensemble, featuring collaborative arrangements with her father, bass player and composer Chuck Israels. Jecca Jazz gave their debut performance at Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, Oregon on September 9, 2022. This concert was supported in part by the Regional Arts & Cultural Council's Make, Learn, Build grant. Below are some video clips from that event.
Sometimes I'm Happy, Sometimes I'm Blue
Please Send Me Someone To Love
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Jecca Jazz features vocalists Jessica Israels, Brandon Michael, Erik Hundtoft, and Shohei Kobayashi.
Jecca Jazz performs a cappella arrangements, as well as a variety of standard songs with rhythm section. If you are interested in hiring Jecca Jazz ensemble for your event, please email Jessica via the 'contact' section of the homepage.