Jessica Ellis

Lyricist, Composer, Vocalist

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Need great lyrics? I'm a Singer-songwriter, classically trained with B.S. Music degree. I have an advanced understanding of music theory and can write you any type of melody, chords, accompaniment, and/or lyrics that you want! If you would like me to track the vocals for a demo, I could do that as well! I am able to record from home.

I have written lyrics and recorded in the genres of: pop, rock, and indie. I'm classically trained, and a former student at the Vienna Opera Academy. I am able to record and send high-quality vocals from home.

I can write and record melodies, chord progressions, accompaniment, and lyrics for you!

Send me a note through the contact button above.

Interview with Jessica Ellis

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: I worked on a project with 3 other writers this past April. We wrote, recorded, and produced the song within less than a week, and it came out great! I'm in a private music membership group that is connected to many executives, A&R, etc. in the current music industry. Our song was passed along to them, and we got some good feedback!

  3. Q: What are you working on at the moment?

  4. A: I'm working on multiple co-writes with a couple different artists. I've also been studying and learning more about vocal production!

  5. Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?

  6. A: I've not met anyone else on SoundBetter... Yet!

  7. Q: Analog or digital and why?

  8. A: I suppose I don't have much of an opinion on this topic.

  9. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  10. A: I will do the best I can in the time frame agreed upon.

  11. Q: What do you like most about your job?

  12. A: I absolutely love music and I love working with people and combining our creative powers even more!

  13. Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?

  14. A: What's your background with music? What type of songs do you write? I've studied music since I was 10 years old, starting with piano and violin lessons. I write pop ballads mostly, but can write a lot of different genres including country, pop rock, rock, indie pop.

  15. Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?

  16. A: That music is "easy!" (It can be, after lots of strenuous studying and practice!)

  17. Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?

  18. A: What is the time frame of your project? What are your expectations with your project? What do you hope to accomplish through your project?

  19. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  20. A: I would say to definitely go with someone who you connect with emotionally, as friends. The energy in sessions is SO much better when you have a friendly relationship. The best music, in my opinion, comes from groups of friends who work well together.

  21. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  22. A: Mic, interface, laptop, keyboard, headphones

  23. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  24. A: I've been studying music seriously for the past 5 years. It's been my career path all throughout college and beyond.

  25. Q: How would you describe your style?

  26. A: Some of my songs are more laid-back, and some are high-energy. It depends on who I'm working with. My style is being able to work with a wide range of people and styles.

  27. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  28. A: I'd love to work with Lady Gaga because she is one of my favorite singers and she is such a versatile artist and inspiring individual.

  29. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  30. A: I would say to definitely align your vocal takes, so everything is in sync. Also, diction is so important in production. It's important to get a great, understandable vocal take.

  31. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  32. A: Mostly pop!

  33. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  34. A: Definitely lyrics. I'm good at writing, so lyrics come pretty naturally to me.

  35. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  36. A: Since I am a trained singer and also have advanced knowledge of music theory, I can easily write melodies and accompaniment (chords) and know what sounds good together! I can them make it sound good with my voice, because I have the vocal knowledge to be able to sing many genres!

  37. Q: What's your typical work process?

  38. A: I first pick some topics I'd like to write about. I then start working on the lyrics, melody, and chords. Then I am ready to track the song using the equipment mentioned above.

  39. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  40. A: I have a keyboard, microphone, pop filter, DAW and laptop, Audio Interface, and headphones. That gives me the ability to track vocals!

  41. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  42. A: Adele, Lady Gaga,

  43. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  44. A: I write lyric and melody, and track vocals.

Two Places, One Time by Jessica Ellis ft. L1YAH

I was the Singer and co-writer in this production

Terms Of Service

Typically up to 10 revisions and 2-day maximum turn around time. After 10 revisions, there will be a small additional fee.

GenresSounds Like
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  • Regina Spektor
  • Christina Perri
Gear Highlights
  • AudioTechnica Scarlett microphone
  • Focusrite Audio Interface
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