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About

Jessica Childress is a singer, songwriter, pianist and composer based out of Los Angeles. As an artist, her powerful voice, intimate lyrics and charismatic personality have kept her as a mainstay in the LA music scene since 2013.

 

Since her national debut on Season 4 of NBC’s The Voice, she’s opened for Charles Bradley, The Family Stone, Patti LaBelle, Allen Stone and performed at SXSW, Sunset Strip Music Festival, Long Beach NYE, and Bottlerock Napa. Her most recent offering, I’m Learning was released October 2020. The lead single “Walk With Me” was the feature track for indie film Princess of the Row starring Edi Gathegi and Martin Sheen.

 

She is a frequent collaborator with local LA musicians such as Kan Wakan (most recent release “Oh Mother”), Emily Elbert, and Curtis Lowe. She’s a backing vocalist for Aloe Blacc, Italian superstar Elisa, Rod Stewart, Portugal the Man, and many others.

 

Jessica’s credits as a session singer include Disney’s Mulan, Trolls World Tour and Bob’s Burgers. Her original music has been featured on Hulu’s “Good Trouble” and “Shrill” and Netflix’s “Selling Sunset” as well as several Hallmark movies. She is a composer for Apple TV+ “Central Park” and is a frequent character singer on the show.

 

Her most recent single Enemy, released March 26, explores themes of racial justice and equity.