Smokin’ hot & rockin’ out @ The Central – Jessica Speziale CMW2014 gig

Last weekend was about theatre, this weekend is about music. It’s Canadian Music Week, and I was out at The Central to see Jessica Speziale play with her band last night. Speziale is a sultry-voiced, rockin’ music force, performing with heart, soul and drive. If you haven’t had a chance to see her play live,Continue reading “Smokin’ hot & rockin’ out @ The Central – Jessica Speziale CMW2014 gig”

Jessica Speziale’s “Brace Yourself” music video

Jessica Speziale launched her first official music video for her song “Brace Yourself,” one of the featured tracks on her Dear Reverie CD, on Saturday night at Cherry Colas in Toronto, during the Music City North music fest. Here’s the video, scripted, directed and shot by Bruce Nagy: I interviewed Speziale about the video onContinue reading “Jessica Speziale’s “Brace Yourself” music video”

“Brace Yourself” – Interview with singer/songwriter Jessica Speziale

Jessica Speziale is a Toronto-based singer/songwriter whose powerful vocals easily shift between  kick-ass beats and sultry ballads, with R&B-inspired pop/rock sounds. I had the pleasure of attending the launch of her CD Dear Reverie, featuring the rockin’ out, guitar-driven “Brace Yourself,” which has now become Speziale’s first official music video. With some new recordings underContinue reading ““Brace Yourself” – Interview with singer/songwriter Jessica Speziale”