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“Alabama native Jessie Wilson's show-stopping vocals and thoughtful lyricism have been winning over listeners with a recent stream of stellar cuts from her upcoming debut EP.”
"Produced by David Dorn, the project was recorded at Farmland Studios in Nashville and showcases Wilson's ability to tap into relatable yet complex human emotions."
"From the life-altering pain of loss in "Never Even Got to Say Goodbye" to the unique and fierce bond between mother and daughter spotlighted in "That's What Mommas Are For," or finding your strength while closing one of life's many chapters in "Leaving's All That's Left to Do," the burgeoning country talent's EP"
"From Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried" to The Judds' "Mama He's Crazy," songs about the sacrifices of moms and their unconditional love for their children has been a staple of country music since the beginning. Singer-songwriter Jessie Wilson's new single "That's What Mommas Are For" is a powerful addition to that great addition."
-Wide Open Country
"Following the release of her debut EP this past March, How ‘Bout We Find Out, which featured the standout track “That’s What Momma’s Are For,” the Alabama native immediately began turning heads with an ultra-fresh sound that combined pieces of folk, country, and singer-songwriter vibes into a branding that blazed her own trail underneath the umbrella of Americana."
-Today's Country Magazine
"With the Americana tag best suiting the blended styles within the overall feel of this song, the true duet pulls in plenty of intriguing, traditional country flare to not only satisfy the thought-provoking lyrics and perfect usage of the individually within each their respective voices, but it also strikes the right chord with the country loving listeners who are clamoring for a little more steel guitar and little less pop backbeat."
- Today's Country Magazine
(review written about "Airstream Dreams")
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Opened for Jamey Johnson, John Driskell Hopkins, & more
Sang the National Anthem for Craig Morgan & Gary Allen shows
Shared the stage with Adam Hood, Tommy Emmanuel, & more
Phenix City, Alabama native Jessie Wilson is not your typical singer-songwriter. With a raw and natural talent for music, she left behind a career as an elementary teacher to embark on a journey in Nashville that would see her grace stages with some of the industry's biggest names.
From humming melodies at just two weeks old, Jessie's parents quickly recognized her extraordinary gift. Despite not coming from a family of musicians, her deep and emotional connection with music was evident from the very beginning. At the age of 17, she taught herself to play the guitar, and from there, she couldn't keep her passion contained within the walls of her bedroom any longer.
Jessie Wilson's music defies easy categorization, blending elements of alt-country, folk, and acoustic singer-songwriter styles. Jessie will tell you that she is “awful at describing her sound”, but with one listen to her music, you'll understand why she doesn't need to put her art into a box; it simply speaks for itself. Jessie's musical tastes are as diverse as her influences. She counts artists ranging from Morgan Wade to Tyler Childers, Stevie Nicks, Lori McKenna, Miranda Lambert, Brent Cobb, Ashley McBryde, Lainey Wilson, Kacey Musgraves, and many more as sources of inspiration. Jessie's journey has taken her far beyond her Alabama roots. She has had the honor of opening for country music artists like Jamey Johnson and John Driskell Hopkins, and she's lent her powerful voice to sing the national anthem at shows headlined by Craig Morgan and Gary Allan. She's also shared the stage with notable artists such as Adam Hood, Tommy Emmanuel, with many more promising collaborations to come.
In March of 2023, Jessie Wilson released her debut EP as an independent artist, produced by the renowned David Dorn. The EP has garnered praise from many press releases, who've described her music as "a breathtaking blend of soulful storytelling and haunting melodies that cut straight to the heart" and "a refreshing take on the alt-country and folk genres, with lyrics that resonate with authenticity and vulnerability."
As Jessie Wilson continues to craft her unique musical narrative, her fans eagerly anticipate the next chapter of her journey. With her exceptional talent, heartfelt lyrics, and genre-blurring sound, Jessie is poised to make an indelible mark on the music industry. Her story is one of authenticity, passion, and an unrelenting dedication to the art of storytelling through song. Jessie is currently collaborating with other songwriters in Nashville, playing shows, recording new music, and planning her tour for 2024.