Rebecca is a vocalist and has been involved with music for most of her life. Growing up in a musical home, she has been exposed to a vast assortment of artists, genres and styles from her mother, who is also a vocalist. With such influences, it seems a natural progression that Rebecca has followed in her footsteps.
Rebecca has been described by many to have a chameleon-like quality to her voice, where she is able to deliver each song in a unique way, yet she has been blessed with a sound unlike anyone else. Music lovers express how her singing induces a genuine feeling within them, and many have stated that she has the ability to transfer the emotion of each song to her listeners.
Rebecca Jade has performed with the most sought-after musicians and at some of the best venues across the nation and the world. Rebecca’s versatility has allowed her many unique opportunities to perform: she has been touring with percussionist and musical icon, Sheila E. since 2017; She performed on the 2016 Soultrain Party Cruise and the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Dave Koz Cruise, which included singing with Kenny Lattimore and Larry Graham; She has done multiple concerts at Spaghettini and the House of Blues (San Diego, Anaheim, Boston, Las Vegas); She has also performed the National Anthem for many professional and collegiate athletic organizations.
Rebecca has over 25 years of recording studio experience. She has sung demos and background vocals, as well as jingles on many different projects and has also been featured in a variety of works, including an on-going project with Kevin Flournoy (piano player for Chaka Khan, Pointer Sisters, Donny Osmond). She also released her debut original music project, “The Jade Element” and opened for Grammy-nominated musical artist, Musiq Soulchild on two separate occasions. Her sophomore album was released with her new group project, Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact, which earned them consecutive San Diego Music Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2017 and a “Best of San Diego” Award in 2016, and the opportunity to open for and later sing a duet with El Debarge during his set. Rebecca Jade and the Cold Fact is working on a follow-up album, set for release at the top of 2019. Rebecca is also a jazz vocalist and released a Cole Porter album with jazz guitarist virtuoso Peter Sprague, which earned them a 2018 San Diego Music Award for “Best Jazz Album”. Rebecca is also currently working on her first solo project, which will be self-written and co-produced with pianist/arranger/producer, Carnell Harrell (The Jacksons, J-Lo).
Rebecca is also an actor and model, having done a variety of work, such as a commercial for Pechanga Casino, an industrial video for Qualcomm, and featured as a singer in the film, “5 Hour Friends” (starring Tom Sizemore). She also was an actor in short films that were submitted for the 48-Hour Film Project in 2015 and 2016, which earned the 2015 Best Film Award and the 2016 Audience Choice Award.
Rebecca graduated from UC Berkeley on a full basketball scholarship with a degree in Theatre and Performance Studies and has earned her MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix. She has also advanced her musical education by studying Jazz Theory and Classical Voice at Grossmont College. Rebecca is also an avid motorcycle rider, has an affinity for vintage muscle cars and the Arts as a whole. She still plays basketball recreationally.