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December 1, 2019

Jessica performs at Birdland!

On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019, Jessica performed at  The Birdland Theater! Click on the link below to watch Jessica sing from Carmen! Jessica was a featured artist in Susan Mosher's hit variety show, The Lineup! She looks forward to returning in 2020!

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October 31, 2019

Best sings title role of Angelina in Rossini's La Cenerentola this summer with the Savannah Opera!

"Gioachino Rossini’s “La Cenerentola” (Cinderella) is an operatic drama performed in two acts. Based on the famous fairy tale Cendrillon, it was written by Charles Perrault and was first performed in Rome’s Teatro Valle on January 25, 1817. Sung in Italian with English supertitles, the title role will be sung by SVF’s own Jessica Ann Best and conducted by Andrew Bisantz."
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September 30, 2019

For Your Grammy Consideration: Louis Karchin's Naxos Recording, "Jane Eyre."

Jessica is featured on Louis Karchin's new opera recording release of Jane Eyre, playing the roles of Bessie and Mary Rivers. The album was recorded in 2017 on the Naxos Label.
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August 28, 2019

Jessica is featured as Bessie and Mary Rivers in the new Naxos recording of Jane Eyre, by Louis Karchin!

Jessica is thrilled to be featured on Jane Eyre, by Louis Karchin on the Naxos label!

Jessica began her journey as the roles of Bessie and Mary Rivers in Louis Karchin's Jane Eyre with The Center for Contemporary Opera in New York City. Portraying the two roles was much fun and she is delighted to be featured on the Naxos recording! The recording is available for purchase on Amazon. Please follow this link to purchase the opera:https://www.amazon.com/Jan-Eyre-VARIOUS-ARTISTS/dp/B07T3JPPPV/#

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August 28, 2019

Jessica joins host Asha Gilbert on "What It Do," Savannah Do Podcast! She talks about the Savannah Voice Festival!

Jessica joins Asha Gilbert at The Savannah Morning News, "What It Do," Podcast. Do Savannah!

Listen as Jessica sits down with Asha Gilbert at the Do Savannah as they talk about The Savannah Voice Festival and opera!


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August 28, 2019

Listen to the new live recordings of Jessica from July 23rd! Recorded Live at The Arbor Loft in Rochester, NY!

Jessica is joined by her friends and colleagues on a wonderful live recording at The Arbor Loft in Rochester, NY! Click on the link to hear all ten pieces on Youtube!

On July 23rd, 2019, Jessica invited her friends and family to join her for a live recording at The Arbor Loft! She recorded ten pieces of varying styles and had a wonderful celebration of music and song. Listen to opera, broadway, pop, art song, and jazz as Jessica is joined by her amazing colleagues and students! Pianists: Ruth Heitz, Tim Lambert, and Rob Goodling. Guitar/Vocals: Tim Lambert. Vocals: Erin Bunce and Lauren Reding.

Video and Sound Recording: Demain Spindler and Dan Liberatore.

Special thank to The Arbor Venues and Agathi Georgiou! Please visit: www.arborvenues.com for more information and how to have your special event!

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