Jaynee was raised down in the Louisiana wetlands where she grew up steeped in the sounds of jazz, blues and gospel. From an early age, Jaynee recognized her true musical calling and began studying music at the tender age of ten, having the privilege of taking a workshop from native New Orleanian Ellis Marsalis. At age seventeen, Jaynee was invited as part of the New Orleans Symphony Youth Chorale to perform at Carnegie hall and by this time, had dedicated herself to pursuing the musical arts. In addition to being a vocalist, she is now a songwriter and most recently, her music has been featured in the documentary film "the Red Tent," which premiered in the Fall of 2012.
As an artist, she has continuously grown throughout her musical endeavors. After she experienced a spiritual awakening at the lotus feet of Shirdi Sai Baba, she began studying the arts of musical harmonics and healing frequencies. She now enjoys vocal toning with crystal singing bowls and regularly incorporates the bowls into her live performances. She seeks to heal, transform and uplift her audiences through her divinely inspired art. Most recently, Jaynee spent the Summer of 2013 studying with Silvia Nakkach at her Sacred Music retreat in the Santa Cruz mountains where she learned about the art of singing ragas, the yoga of the voice and the power of mantra as part of a musical practice.
"You must be a Lotus, unfolding its petals when the Sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born."