Jamie Van Der Sluys
Jaime Van Der Sluys, originally from Snellville, Georgia, is an accomplished performer, educator, studio singer, arranger, and songwriter currently residing in Los Angeles. She entertains audiences with her sincere approach, wide stylistic range, and natural presence. Jaime recently received the 2017 Graduate Jazz Soloist award from DownBeat magazine. During her career as a vocalist she has performed at many exciting venues and has shared the stage with a wide range of musical acts from the Rolling Stones to Kurt Elling. She can be seen performing regularly throughout the greater Los Angeles area.
Jaime holds a Masters in jazz studies from California State University Long Beach as well as her Bachelors from the University of North Texas. While attending Cal State, Jaime studied under the renowned Christine Guter and was a member of the award winning vocal jazz ensemble, Pacific Standard Time. She has received numerous accolades, including the outstanding vocalist award at the Next Generation Monterey Jazz Festival, and recipient of the Ella