Wendy Jack
Photograph By Paul Kavanagh

WHO IS WENDY JACK?

 

Wendy Jack is a singer songwriter and recording artist from County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. Over the years she has worked on various music projects, many of which have involved raising awareness of human rights and environmental issues. Through this work she has had the privilege of collaborating with a host of talented and respected musicians, industry professionals and human rights activists.

In 2011, Wendy reached a pivotal stage in her own creative journey when she released her first professional recording – ‘The Wendy Jack EP’. On this project Wendy was delighted to work with acclaimed Irish guitarist and producer Bill Shanley (Guitarist with Ray Davies, Mary Black, Paul Brady, Sinead O’Connor) and his team at Cauldron Studios, Dublin. The very talented producer/arranger Gavin Murphy, (Van Morrison, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Waterboys, Brian Kennedy), also contributed piano and additional programming, while one of Ireland’s leading traditional musicians Ronan Browne (Riverdance, Afrocelt Sound System, Cran), played low whistle on the opening track (Derrylahan Dream). The EP received high praise from music fans and critics alike and the songs have also been played on national and local radio stations across Ireland, UK, Germany and beyond). Additionally, the song ‘Sunsets’, Wendy’s debut single, reached Number 1 in the MR Unsigned Chart, was a semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition and was also awarded ‘Runner Up’ in the prestigious ‘Song of the Year’ competition. Wendy’s music career was born, and ‘Wendy Jack Music’ has now been established as an Independent Label and Project Management Company. Since her debut as a recording artist, Wendy has gone on to write and release several more songs in a variety of styles.

 

When not busy managing things ‘behind the scenes’, Wendy performs to the delight of audiences both in Ireland and overseas. The combination of her hypnotic voice and emotive lyrics take the listener on a journey where she conjures up images of ancient fertility festivals, adventures with local legends in South Donegal and at some stage she may even take you into the mystical magical world of ‘Fairies’ with an adaptation of a well known poem. Should you catch a performance over the winter no doubt she will also be waxing lyrical about all those ‘Woolly Jumpers’.

 

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The JOB of writing songs

Wendy Jack is a Songwriter. Please get in touch if you have a project that you would like Wendy to write a song for. Wendy has already written songs in a diverse range of styles… Everything from Folk to Rock Sci-Fi depending on the project. Also, if you are a fellow creative person and would like to collaborate on a co-write or music/film/video project or anything else – please just ask.

Most Wendy Jack Music songs are available for licensing – please email if you would like to discuss using any of them for your project.

 

Thank-you for being part of this musical adventure.

 

 

 

 

Wendy Jack is an active member of:

 

Irish Music Rights Organisation

IASCA

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