Indiy is all about championing the very best go-getters making their way in the independent music industry. We are really excited to be able to catch up with the immensely talented Jessica Jolia to talk past present and future!
We are big fans! Jessica Jolia is a recording artist, songwriter, producer and humanitarian. Jessica’s debut single “Sometimes” was independently released and featured in the 2015 film Sister Code, quickly attracted the attention of listeners across all platforms. Her critically acclaimed performances on The Ellen Show and the Late Late Show with James Corden have been written about and featured in The Source, This Is RnB, The A&R Report, Rolling Soul Brazil and countless other publications worldwide.
This year, Jessica was nominated for the coveted SAMMIES award which recognizes the talented bands, songwriters, emcees, DJs and others in the Sacramento music scene and with more than 40,000 votes cast in a number of categories, she was voted the 2020 SAMMIES Best Singer/Songwriter award winner.
Lets jump right in!
What do you enjoy most about being an independent musician?
I think my favourite thing about being an independent musician is having so much creative control and freedom. It allows me the space to create music for a broad audience, and it stretches me at times as well. I’m always trying to think outside of the box, looking for new ways to express myself in a format that others can relate and gravitate towards.
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