Jessie Booth is a 21 year Old Guitarist from Auckland City. She has just completed her Bachelor of Music (Jazz Major) at Auckland University and has been playing music for almost 14 years now. During her time at High School she was involved in a majority of the school bands:
2009: Avondale College Soul Band 2010: Avondale College Show Band Avondale College Girl Band Avondale College Concert Band Avondale College Orchestra 2011: Avondale College Show Band Avondale College Soul Project Touring Band Avondale College Concert Band Avondale College Orchestra Avondale College Big Band Avondale College Wind Quintet Smokefree Rock Quest Regional Finals Band “Valiant” The Jessie Booth Jazz Trio
Her Teaching career began in 2011 with the Music Education Center in Henderson and since then has been teaching students from beginner to expert level – with one of her students making it into the Popular Music programme at Auckland Universtiy.
Jessie has a wealth of playing experience with involvement in jazz combos, an alt rock band (for which she also co-writes for) and is very involved with community theatre having played 4 musicals this year alone.
Her passion is performance and teaching.
Current Projects: All – Female Alternative Rock band ‘She Loves You’
July 9th with She Loves You @ Kings Arms Tavern July 15th with She Loves You @ Whammy Bar
Relevant Certificates and Achievemnts:
2011 – Avondale College Music Prefect -Smokefree Rockquest Regoinal Female Musicianship Award 2015 – Bachelor of Music University of Auckland, NZ