Jaelee Small

Lead Vocals

The star of the Black Hat show, Jaelee is an infectious, fun and energetic performer with a powerful, soulful and unique voice - a combination that distinguishes her as a rare and gifted singer. Jaelee is an in-demand London session singer, she has performed live with funk royalty George Clinton, collaborated with Polar Bear drummer and producer Seb Rochford as part of his ‘Days and Nights at the Takeaway’ series and can be heard providing the lead vocals on funk band Funkshone’s album ‘2’ (a favorite on Craig Charles funk and soul show). Jaelee is a also a gifted writer and vocal arranger who in addition to forging the beginnings of a successful career with her own ‘Memoirs’ project has also provided backings vocals on recordings as diverse as the forthcoming Metronomy album, soul singer Paul Ewing’s ‘Retrospectives’ album and London based Ghanian funk project Konkoma.