Jezabella aka Jezabel Kipp is mesmerizing the
world with her beautiful and original style of music.
A French-Norwegian and US citizen, Jezabella is an active Singer, Songwriter,
Producer, DJ and Bass-Player.
Jezabella’s incursion into the world of music began when she was five years old and started piano lessons. When she was 6, hhe recalls:
“Becoming a musicianer father gave Jezabella her first acoustic guitar and from there on her life has been a love affair with music. S was not a choice, but the only way to share with the world music that I’ve had in my head since I was a child.”
In a career that has taken her to perform with musicians like The Gypsy Kings, Michael Ray, Dopple Ganger opening for David Bowie, Maria Excommunicata,
The Bloodhounds, Rainforest, Steve Pharaon, Vernon Reid and the great Jazz pianist Don Pullen and Clive Stevens, just to name a few. “I jammed with Darryl Jones, the bass player of The Rolling Stones, DJ Spooky, Steve Ray Vaughan, Fernando Sanders who plays with Lou Reed and many other musicians.”
For many years Jezabella was a self-taught musician until she moved to New York and met extraordinaire drummer JT Lewis. She recalls: “He introduced me to jazz and to the most famous studio musicians of the 90’s. This experience challenged my vocabulary, which led me to study jazz and sound engineering at the popular music schools: Henry Settlement, The New School and studied classical piano, Movie Scoring and Arrangements at The New York Conservatory of Music”.
Jezabella recorded her first two albums with the famous European producer Phil Delire who was Paul McCartney’s sound engineer. She recorded her third album as a songwriter, guitar-player and lead vocalist at Jimmy Hendrix‘s Electric Lady Studios in New York City with Steve Winwood’s bass player: Karl James and JT Lewis on drums. Her song “UTOPIA” (from The JazzyBell Project album : “Downtown Brooklyn”)
was #1 on MP3.com, several times on its first year of release.
Her Solo Album : “It’s All U Baby” released September 2008 on
Fertility Records, is on sale WORLDWIDE on iTunes, Amazon MP3
Rhapsody, eMusic, Napster...
Catch Jezabella Interview with Natasha 0010, oct. 8th, 2008, on
Warner Brother Cable TV, and her Interview
on Playboy Radio, Nov. 5th, 2008, with more
than 7 000 000 audience nationwide.
As a musician Jezabella composed part
of the Soundtrack for Bill Plympton’s
“The Plymptoons” on MTV Cartoon Series
and in 2007 got her song : “Clear as Mud” on the
soundtrack of Independant
Feature Movie : “Thicker Than Water” :
" The Vampire Diaries Part 1 "
Directed by Phil Messerer, for which she composed
background music as well.
The Film has won Best Director/Soundtrack amongst
other Nominations in severals Festivals :
She also won the Rolling Stones Context Winner
Choice Award for her lyrics “Sister White” and
the Rock Silver Award at the Music Video Remi Awards - Worldfest Houston in 2002 for her rock song “Shower”.
Her HYPNOTIC music has taken her all over the world.
She loves to perform “LIVE” and LOVE working
with other people!
Jezabella is not only a notable musician, but a Model and Actress.
Acting, Modeling, Music Video, etc ...
As a model, she posed for the Marvel’s comic books, becoming
the New Mary Jane on the Spiderman Gold Series Collection cards,
illustrated by Thomas Tompkins.
She has also modeled for Miller Genuine Draft Campain and Spin Magazine, among many others, including several acting roles last year with Konrad Wilk.