JaYne is an Irish songstress based in Limerick on Ireland’s West Coast. Her love of jazz and soul music shine through her melodies and vocal style. Her quick wit and raw lyric are indicative of the city from which she hails as she takes no prisoners in her in tales of lost love, one night stands and her struggles to keep her “party girl” side in check.
Growing up in a musical household with her dad who is also a musician, JaYne spent her early years listening to Steely Dan, Queen and Michael Jackson. When she left school she trained as a professional dancer but soon decided that singing was her true path. Joining her first band at 18yrs ‘The Riverside Jazz & Swing Band’ a 15pc big band. The aspiring performer became versed in the jazz standards and soon fell in love with the genre, shortly after moving to London to learn her craft and write her own songs.
Receiving her BA in Songwriting from the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance - London, the artist went on to work as a songwriter, co-writing ‘Girl On Your T.V’ with alt-pop artist twst. as well as releasing a number of EDM tracks on major labels including Sony U.S.A, Elixr, Thrive and Viper Recordings.
2021 saw JaYne release as a solo artist having previously been front woman for jazz fusion band Eve’s Record Box. Her last single 'The Coast’ went out in September on the same day as a performance for the Hotpress for the Y&E series and a performance at Sionna Festival. Her new EP ‘Pass the Test’ is a collaboration with composer/producer Danny Lanham, the first single goes out on May 27th.
Since moving back to Ireland, JaYne has been busy writing and recording from her little studio on Dry Lane in which there is a thriving creative community of artists and musicians. JaYne occasionally lends her smokey tones to other artists most recently featuring on Willzee's debut album Kuti Gris with Strange Boy and Hazey Haze. Other collaborations include Sean O' Meara, Abby Butler, 40Hurtz and Ben Wanders.