Java Blend Broadcast: EmJay 12/28

Aug 16, 2013

This Saturday, Dec. 28, at 2 PM, we'll broadcast a recent performance by EmJay on IPR Studio One's "Java Blend."

Ben Kieffer will chat with Emily "EmJay" Jawoisz throughout the broadcast to find out more about her blossoming career.

EmJay is a female-fronted neo-soul/groove group.  EmJay has been performing and recording for over thirteen years. She recently earned her Associate of Arts degree in Psychology and Music Theory with the goal of becoming a music therapist.

EmJay has played several well-known venues, including the Quad Cities' famed Redstone Room and the Iowa Women's Music Festival, and has grown a large fan base in the Quad Cities area. She recently left her roots for a 9 month cross country tour spanning from her hometown Rock Island, Illinois to New Mexico, Arizona, and most recently, California.  There, she gained a solid following, and shared the stage with musicians belonging to Santana, The Steve Miller Band, and even opened for the hip/hop rock group the Flobots. EmJay's music can be recognized by solid bass grooves, intricate piano licks as well as soulful vocals and bold lyrics.