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!

Click the 'Contact' above to get in touch. Looking forward to hearing from you.

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.

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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.

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Gear Highlights
  • AudioTechnica Scarlett microphone
  • Focusrite Audio Interface
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