Jess Green

Girls Jazz Coordinator
Open School

Jess Green is an Australian musician and composer.  Her primary instruments are electric guitar and voice.  Born in Canberra and trained at the ANU (Jazz Guitar), Jess established herself on the national scene whilst living in Sydney, working in a wide variety of styles and settings. She has recorded for television and dance, composed and performed for theatre and released several albums under various stage and band names (The Green Septet, The New Dynamites, Jess Green’s Bright Sparks and Pheno). Her composition and song writing spans instrumental jazz, rock, indie pop and experimental music and as a musician she has performed alongside artists such as Jim Conway, The catholics, Petulant Frenzy, Nick Wales, Alyx Dennison, Bree van Reyk, Katie Noonan, Georgia Mooney, Clare Bowditch, Deborah Conway, Tim Rogers and Urthboy. She has performed on many of Australia’s great stages and festivals and toured through Europe and Asia. Most recently Jess performed as part of an all female band led by Katie Noonan for the closing ceremony at the Commonwealth Games (2018) , was in the house band for Georgia Mooney's supergroup (2019) , supported NYC artist Joan as Policewoman  (2019) and was a composer in residence for the Canberra International Music Festival (2019)

Jess is also sought-after music educator and has taught at The Australian Institute of Music (SYD), The University of Western Sydney, ANU, CIT, The SIMA Young Women’s Jazz Workshops, and has toured for Musica Viva in Schools for over 10 years.

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