San Jose native, Jessica Johnson has been actively working on her debut album “Till it Happens to You” with producer and arranger Tom Tomasello. Each song has been made to fit Johnson’s unique style and voice. “Till it Happens to You” is a collection of jazz standards, contemporary songs arranged with an intriguing original jazz twist and two brand new songs "Yesterday's Rain" written by Steve Dorff, and "Broken Wings" written by Joyce Ann Hyden, Calvin Moody Hyden and Matthew Hyden.
Jessica is vast becoming a household name in the San Francisco Bay Area, but before her life in the spotlight, she began her journey to stardom at the age of 5 in the San Jose Musical Theater. At the age of 8, she received formal vocal training and at age 12 she started singing the National Anthem for the San Jose Sharks. Jessica has landed some major gigs. She was the opening act for Lani Misalucha and the Society of Seven at the Hollywood Palladium and was also the opening act for Rose Royce at the Avalon Club in San Jose. She was a featured artist at Catalina's Jazz Club, Fairmont Hotel Lobby Lounge. Village's Golf and Country Club, Bleu Ginger, Agenda, San Jose Jazz Festival, Hollywood Palladium and the Octavia Lounge just to name a few
The San Jose State Freshman has garnered an impressive array of awards including winner of San Jose Idol at Music Matrix, Overall Female Vocalist 16-24 World Championships in Hollywood, Marin Star Search, and 8 Double Grands (perfect score) at the California State Talent Competition. In addition, she won the title of California State Teen Ambassador, was a contestant on the Apollo Amateur Night on Tour and was nominated Best New Artist of the year, 2005 by South Bay Entertainment.
The nineteen year old has performed at many professional events, such as the San Jose Sharks, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Golden State Warriors, LA Dodgers, Anaheim Ducks, SaberCats, Stealth, Olympic Gymnastics Trials, SAP Tennis Open, Silicon Valley Football Bowl, San Jose Sports Hall of Fame, Stanford Men and Women's Basketball, EarthQuakes, America Festival, San Jose State Football Soccer and Men’s Basketball, USF Basketball and Baseball, Pacific Division Shootout and the list goes on and on.
“Jessica is definitely no cookie cutter singer; her voice is far superior to even some of the commercial singers who are already established and, at just 19, she is a seasoned vet on the music scene, her bright, vibrant voice reaches all generations.” Justin Langston, SidewalksTV
Jessica’s smooth deep voice captures audiences wherever she performs, with her own unique styling.