Jenica Rayne is a passionate singer-songwriter, accomplished guitarist, seasoned performer, and passionate music educator.
Jenica studied jazz at Vancouver Island University. Jenica performs across Canada and in the United States, and regularly engages audiences in Kingston — where she lives — Gananoque, Picton and throughout Prince Edward County. Jenica collaborates with accomplished musicians who complement her poetic and resonant musical style. Jenica’s live performances flow from the reflective to the upbeat, from the introspective to the playful.
Jenica’s music has depth, a wide emotional range and dynamic writing style. Her talent as a singer-songwriter, performer and instrumentalist reaches across a number of genres. Her lyrics are at once honest and direct, powerful and tender. Jenica tells our stories with her music.
In Kingston, Jenica collaborates with local musicians and performs in the Jenica Rayne Duo with Lynne Hanson, the Jenica Rayne Ensemble, and the Calamity Janes Band.
Rayne’s thought provoking songs are about personal and social consciousness. They artfully combine pop melodies with the lyrical sensibilities of the singer-songwriter genre and the storytelling of roots. She has released a number of critically acclaimed CD’s: Hall of Memories (1999), Essential Elements (2005), Live Rayne (2007), Calamity Janes (2013) with the Calamity Janes Band, the 2013 compilation, Love is Love, and her release, Hit the Ground Running (2014).
City and Colour
Lynne Hanson | bass and vocals
Paul Stacey | Sax
Ken Hall | keys
Duncan Holt | drums
Doug Reansbury | guitar
NAME | Jenica Rayne
EMAIL | email@example.com
WEBSITE | http://www.jenicarayne.com
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