Jess Yaffa is a 17 year old singer – songwriter from New York. She has studied music production and business as part of the Future Music Moguls program at the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at New York University. Jess’s philosophy towards songwriting and performing primarily involves connection to the story that’s being told through her lyrics and how that can move a person.
The stories she tells, while moving and deep, are uplifting. They are experiences we’ve all had through our lives, and the way she talks about them leaves you feeling optimistic. As an artist, she has garnered influences from performers such as Etta James, Florence Welch, Daniel Caesar, Fleetwood Mac. and many others who have shaped her path since she started singing when she was three years old. She is currently a senior at Rye Country Day School.