Jean-Marie Salem Project
Jean-Marie Salem Biography
Playing the guitar and writing songs since she was five years old, Jean-Marie Salem¹s music is a collection of exotic lyrics and sounds that move you and will stick with you all day.
Singer/Songwriter Jean-Marie Salem's music has evolved into a sound that is blues, jazz, folk, rockabilly, samba and ³diddly doo¹s² influenced by Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald and Bettye Lavette, her lyrics tell you a story. She continues to learn and perform with a variety of local talented musicians and projects.
Her latest project is a mix heavy on her original music (Bending Fate, Feed the Soul) and her own version of covers (John Lee Hooker, Carly Simon) enhanced with the chemistry of a cajon, a banjo, steel and acoustic guitar.
Jean-Marie describes her music as ³allowing listeners to focus on what they want out of life by opening up their soul to achieve their life dream. I want people to succeed and be happy.²
Sample Cover Set List:
Down to Zero.-Joan Armatrading
Wish u were here-pink Floyd
Year of the Cat- Al Stuart
Love is like Oxygen- Sweet
Your so Vain-Carley Simon
Leaven on a jet plane- John Denver
Space Oddity- David Bowie
Time Passages/sweet jane- AlStuart / Lou Reed
Hot child in the City- Nick Gilder
Who is He & What is He to you-Bill Withers
Ooh Child- not sure
Melt with You- Modern English
Boogie Chillen- blues cover
Like a Rolling Stone-Bob Dylan
Last Day of our Acquaintance-Sined O'Connor
Ain't No Sunshine- Bill Wither
Moon Dance- Van Morrison