Road To Redemption

Jennifer Porter

JENNIFER PORTER Jennifer Porter Jennifer Porter is an award-winning musician, actor and screenwriter. Jennifer, who is a musician’s musician, has sung with Classical and Jazz Orchestras, including the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra, and smaller combos including her own quintet. She is also an accomplished Blues pianist, and has played with C.J. Chenier, Nathan and The Zydeco Cha-Chas, and Ils Sont Partis. Her musical repertoire spans from Jazz and Blues to Country and Opera. She has recorded 7 albums to date, and recently released her newest album, “These Years,”recorded with Legendary producer Jay Newland. These Years has seen significant radio play and received rave reviews in Europe and The United States. Her song Road To Redemption, from These Years, has charted at #1 on National Indie Radio, and has been at #2 for over two months, on Independent Music Network Charts in both the Country and Mainstream formats. Road To Redemption has also been charting on National Radio Hits and New Music Weekly’s Country, Adult Contemporary, and Top 40 charts. Her album Easy Living (2014),, was nominated for a 2015 Independent Music Award in the Jazz With Vocals category, and was heard on jazz stations around the country, including KJAZZ in Los Angeles, WWOZ in New Orleans, and Public Radio International’s Jazz After Hours. As an Actor, Jennifer’s more than 80 stage credits include Betty in Chapatti, Rose in The Woolgatherer, Scarlett in Coyote Ugly, Bella in Angel Street, Rita in Educating Rita, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha and Patsy Cline in Always...Patsy Cline. Jennifer starred in, and composed and performed the film score for BALLAD OF IDA AND DOOB (1999) and wrote, starred in, and composed and performed the film scores for the critically acclaimed MR. BARRINGTON (2003) and the multiple award-winning 40 WEST (2011). For her work on 40 WEST, Jennifer received Awards of Merit for Acting and Original Score from The Accolade Competition, Gold Prestige Awards for Acting, Original Score and Original Song, and a Silver Prestige Award for Original Screenplay. Jennifer holds a second degree black belt in Tai Jujitsu, and has advanced training in Kali and Jeet Kun Do. Jennifer is a proud member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Writers Guild of America, SAG / AFTRA, and Actors’ Equity Association. Every month in Blues Matters the chances of our aural landscape becoming jaded are blown away by new discoveries. Jennifer Porter is one of those American vocalists who will always exist at the cutting edge of fine music. -Roy Bainton, Blues Matters Magazine, U.K. Great music can take you deep into your own soul and Jennifer’s “Road to Redemption” is more than great, it is a break out hit waiting to happen. , “Road to Redemption” is Grammy material and places Jennifer in the league of writers who reach deep within and create songs that unltimately help us define our own humanity. Get in line and get your copy of “These Years.” This is more than a collection of songs, it is a masterpiece. Sylvie Abate, WNIR, Boston, MA

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