With a background in instrumental jazz, Drea Jo is passionate about many genres of music – including jazz, rock, soul, and R&B, among others. Having lived in South Africa (where she was born), Canada, and now a resident of California, her sound and spirit is eclectic and raw. Whether singing, songwriting, collaborating, or attending live shows of various musical genres, her passion for music is obvious to all who meet her.
Soulful and intimate, Drea’s voice invites the listener on an expressive emotional journey. With a combination of rich gritty lines dotted with scat and smoky melismas, and a spunky interactive persona, Drea delivers a fabulously immersive listening experience.