E'lissa Jones is a professional singer, prolific songwriter, violinist, pianist, and guitarist. She is an exceptionally talented artist who possesses a dark and melancholy voice with a velvety quality reminiscent of jazz singers. Her songs embrace audiences with her powerful melodies and expressive lyrics. Influential styling ranges from folk music, jazz, rock, and R&B in her catalogue of over 250 original songs. From 2001-2006, E'lissa performed background vocals with blues legend Wilson Pickett, touring with Ray Charles, Al Green and many more. E'lissa in her Folk Music realm has also opened up for legend Pete Seeger and Steve Forbert. In addition, she has played violin for old favorites like Bobby Vee. E'lissa has recorded and released three albums 'Shadows,' ' This Melodie,' and her third CD titiled 'Anymore' was released on September 28, 2008. She plays violin in two string quartets 'Vivace' and Andante', and continues to perform her original material solo and with her backing band in the Tri-State Area. What a fantastic artist! Seeing her live is truly inspirational.