Norah Jones, Adele, Christina Perri, Ingrid Michaelson
Jessica Saphia - vocals, piano, guitar
Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Otis Reading, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington
Jessica Saphia has self produced her first album, called Lucid Dream. The album is a collection of piano songs with soulful smokey jazz vocals, raw emotions and insightful lyrics. This collection of songs is a nod to the music and era of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. Fans have said: "it sounds amazing" "sounds brilliant!!!" "lovely voice" "wicked". With a style likened to a Bluesy Norah Jones these songs speak to the soul and connect with the heart. Jessica Saphia is a prolific songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. She is comfortable performing in different settings including, Pubs, Theatres and Halls. Her musical tastes range from Blues, Jazz, Soul, Folk and Classical to Pop, Dance, Indie and Punk. With a library of songs to choose from she aims to self produce a collection of her guitar songs this year that have a nod to the era of the summer of love embracing her inner hippy!