JESSICA FREEDMAN is an accomplished studio singer, performer, songwriter and vocal arranger based in Los Angeles. She records for film, television, albums, live shows and demos, and sings in a variety of professional bands and ensembles. With a strong background in pop, jazz, songwriting, acappella and choral singing, Jessica is an exceptional soloist, ensemble singer and sight-reader. Her voice can be heard in the Oscar and Grammy award-winning film La La Land as a soloist on "Someone In The Crowd", and as one of the "singing sparrows" in newly released Peter Rabbit. Other recent credits include films War For The Planet Of The Apes, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Sing and Suicide Squad and TV shows The Voice, Castle, and The Sing Off. 

Throughout her career on stage and in the studio, Jessica has been grateful to work with many major composers, producers and arrangers, including Michael Giacchino, Justin Hurwitz, Marius de Vries, John Powell, Harvey Mason Jr, Gabriel Mann, Jeff Russo, Dominic Lewis, Andrew Dawson, Tim Davis, Stuart Price, Sunna Wehrmeijer, Christopher Young, Tony Morales, Stephen Edwards, Kirby Shaw, Deke Sharon, Christopher Given Harrison and Ben Bram.

 

An artist and songwriter herself, Jessica has also been fortunate enough to work with a variety of legendary artists, including Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake, Sergio Mendes, Sara Bareilles, Andrea Bocceli, Herb Alpert, Richard Carpenter, Kanye West and The Pet Shop Boys. She has toured all over the United States; performed in Hong Kong, Denmark, Italy, Mexico and the U.K.; world-renown venues like the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, Hotel Cafe, The Troubadour, Dolby Theater; and events like Sundance, SXSW and Ted Talks. 

The primary focus of the earlier years of Jessica's career was the award-winning vocal group ARORA (formerly known as Sonos). The group was signed to Verve records, released three albums and toured internationally for many years. They became well-known in the a cappella community for their stunning original music and innovative use of effects pedals and loopers in their vocal arrangements. As the soprano in the group, Jessica was honored to win the A Cappella Community Award for "Favorite Female Vocalist" in both 2010 and 2011. Appearances with ARORA included NBC's The Sing Off, and live radio sessions on KCRW, NPR, BBC Americana, Studio 360 an Sirius/XM Radio. 

In addition to her work with ARORA, Jess performs regularly with a variety of professional ensembles in LA, including the 30-voice chamber choir LA Choral Lab, a funky party/wedding band called The Shrines and pop/jazz a cappella group Snowfall. 

An avid songwriter since she was a child, Jessica is thrilled to be recording and co-producing her first solo album of original music. The album, to be released later this year, is an intimate collection of songs written throughout the past decade of her life and career as an artist.

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JESSICA FREEDMAN (SAG-AFTRA) is an accomplished studio singer, performer, songwriter and vocal arranger based in Los Angeles. She records for film, television, albums, soundtracks and demos, and performs in a variety of professional bands and ensembles. With a strong background in pop, jazz and choral singing, Jessica is an exceptional soloist, sight reader, and strong asset to any ensemble. Her voice can be heard in the Oscar and Grammy award-winning film La La Land, as a soloist on “Someone In The Crowd”, and as one of the singing sparrows in the recently released Peter Rabbit. Other recent film credits include War For The Planet of The Apes, Rogue One A Star Wars Story, Sing and Suicide Squad; TV shows The Voice, Castle and The Sing Off and live-to-picture concerts at the Hollywood Bowl (La La Land Live, Harry Potter Live) and The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses at Hollywood's Dolby Theater.

Throughout her career on stage and in the studio, Jessica has been thrilled to work with a variety of renown composers, producers and arrangers, including Michael Giacchino, Justin Hurwtiz, Marius de Vries, Harvey Mason Jr, Gabriel Mann, Jeff Russo, Andrew Dawson, Stuart Price, Sunna Wehrmeijer, Steven Price, Joby Talbot, Christopher Young, Tony Morales, Ed Shearmur, Deke Sharon, Kirby Shaw, Christopher Given Harrison, Ben Bram and more.  

An artist and songwriter in her own right, Jess has been honored to work with legendary artists including Justin Timberlake, Sergio Mendes, Sara Bareilles, Kanye West, Herb Alpert, Richard Carpenter, The Pet Shop Boys and Post Modern Jukebox. She has toured all over the United States, sang in Hong Kong, Italy, Denmark, Mexico and the U.K., and performed in world famous venues such as the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Palladium, Hotel Cafe and The Troubadour; as well as iconic events like Sundance Film Festival, SXSW and Ted Talks. She has also recorded vocals for several brands and companies including Disney, Universal Studios, Mattel, Suzuki, Coca Cola and Hal Leonard Publishing.

After earning her degree in Jazz Studies from UCLA in 2008, Jessica spent the earlier years of her career as a singer and arranger in the award-winning vocal group ARORA (formerly known as Sonos). The group was signed with Verve, released three albums and toured for several years, becoming well-known in the vocal music commuinty for their stunning original music and innovative use of effects pedals and loopers in their arrangements. As the soprano in the group, Jessica was honored to win the A Cappella Community Award for "Favorite Female Vocalist" in both 2010 and 2011. Appearances with ARORA included NBC's The Sing Off and live radio sessions on KCRW, NPR, BBC Americana, Studio 360 and Sirius/XM Radio.

In addition to her work in the studio and with ARORA, Jessica performs regularly with several professional ensembles, including 30-voice chamber choir LA Choral Lab, funky party/wedding band The Shrines and pop/jazz holiday caroling group Snowfall. 

An avid songwriter her whole life, Jessica is currently most excited about recording and co-producing her first solo album of original music, to be released later this year. It is an intimate collection of songs written throughout the last decade of her life and career. 

"Jessica's effortlessly pure and chill-inducing soprano combined with her natural musicality make her a huge asset both on stage and in the studio."

- Ben Bram, Grammy Award-winning arranger

"Jessica's voice is the perfect blend of tonal innocence and lyrical beauty. Her experience and skill as both an a cappella singer and vocal arranger make her a true tour de force.  She could sing anything and I'd listen."
- Jasper Randall, Vocal Contractor
"I've been singing with Jessica for years in sessions and small group a cappella projects. She's got the whole package: Solid chops, blends, reads, sings in tune, musical, versatile, instinctual, and professional. BUT, the very best thing about Jessica is that you don't just get a singer for hire, you get an artist.
And that's a very rare thing.”
- Eric Bradley, Session Singer

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