Jenny Maybee is a nationally-charting pianist, vocalist, and composer/arranger who “make(s) beautiful music expressing the sheer joy of being alive.” Her “eloquent and heart stopping” piano playing and vocals have been hailed as “expertly balanced,” with her voice described as “exquisite” and “in the same league” as Billie Holiday, and her piano stylings compared to Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, and Cecil Taylor.
Jenny’s playing has been featured on 9 albums, including the 2016 film soundtrack “Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck.” Also in 2016, Jenny released HAIKU (with Nick Phillips), which she co-produced and arranged. HAIKU was lauded in the press as "a thrilling, intimate, very delicate dialogue...close to perfection," and Jenny’s composition “Winter Butterflies” was selected as one of the Top 10 New Songs of 2016.
Jenny is a member of The Recording Academy, has been a presenter for the Jazz Education Network, and adjudicator for West Coast Songwriters, and has over a decade of experience teaching voice and piano and coaching individuals and ensembles. In addition, she is an experienced business attorney who has represented national and international leaders in technology and business. Jenny spent October 2018 as the Artist in Residence at Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island (Washington), where she focused on composing for visual media and exploring the intersection between nature and creativity.
Jenny Maybee - Nick Phillips
Haiku (2016) (piano, vocals, composer, arranger, co-producer)
With Noertker's Moxie (piano):
Curious Worlds Soundtrack: The Art & Imagination of David Beck (2016)
Little Bluedevil (Blue Rider Suite, vol. 2) (2012)
Some Circles (Blue Rider Suite, vol. 1) (2010)
druidh lacuane (2009)
Sketches of Catalonia, Vol. 3: Suite for Gaudi (2009)
Sketches of Catalonia, Vol. 2: Suite for Miro (2007)
Haiku Songs (2004)
7 Days in February (2004)
Jenny Maybee Trio:
Live in San Francisco (2003)
Tight (CSUB Jazz) (2000)