E'lissa Jones is a beautiful singer, prolific songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist. She is an exceptionally talented artist with a wide range whoser songs embrace audiences with powerful melodies and expressive lyrics. Influential styling ranges from folk to rock in her catalogue of over 250 original songs.
Born into a musically gifted family, E'lissa began singing and playing piano around the age of five. Jones wrote her first song at the age of seven and began studying violin at the age of ten. By eleven, she was writing love songs and short classical works for violin and piano. While classically trained as a violinist, E'lissa is largely self-taught as a vocalist and a plethora of other instruments she performs with.
E’lissa has toured the world as a backup singer as well as the exceptional artist that she is. Throughout her career she has performed and toured with many legends and has recorded and released six albums, Shadows from her teenage years (1997), This Melodie (2003), Anymore (2008), Sweet as the Sun (2010), Like Water (2011), CD Fire & Sun (2015), & her latest single Forever Girl (2017) . E’lissa’s music has been used in the soundtrack of the film Strings Attached and the film When the Dust Settles.
Currently, E'lissa continues to perform her original material in the New York Tri-State Area and is working on a new release and US tour.
"E'lissa Jones Draws Record Crowd" Season's final show Warwick NY on the Village Green ~The Warwick Advertiser
"Best Multitalented Musician in the Hudson Valley"
~Hudson Valley Magazine
"Singer-Songwriter of the year" ~Times-Herald Record
"Readers Choice: Best Solo Artist in of Orange County NY" ~Times-Herald Record
"WOW! This is a woman with a strong, velvet smooth voice, who is bound to be a star" ~Casco Bay Weekly
"She sings messages of strength and wisdom simply by telling her own stories... and the songs are pretty." ~Skope Magazine
"Whether she's playing the world-wise woman, innocent little girl, or political rabble rouser, Jones has a great ear for style and melody that makes this particular Melodie most memorable." ~The Portland Phoenix