Chloe Jean is a Mill Valley based award-winning recording artist and songwriter. She has shared the stage with Robert Cray, Jose Luis Rodriguez (aka. El Puma), Tony Lindsay of Santana, Nelly McKay, and La Oreja de Van Gogh. Chloe has worked as a session vocalist and songwriter for Ken Caillat’s Sleeping Giant Records since 2016 as well as a songwriting mentor for Artist Max. Chloe is also a Sofar Sounds artist.
In May 2023, Chloe released an album titled, Fairy Tale Fail. Produced by famed guitarist, RAY OBIEDO, this record is Chloe’s first foray into jazz. Her R&B background lends a unique take on standards like “Blue Skies”, “Cry me a River” and “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” Chloe’s original tunes draw from her experiences in both heart-ache and love.
The sidemen on this release are notable. Santana keyboardist DAVID K. MATHEWS, Tower of Power bassist MARC VAN WAGENINGEN and percussionist PETER MICHAEL ESCOVEDO are all featured on the record. The rhythm section also combined the talents of keyboardist PETER HORVATH, Hamilton bassist DAN FEISZLI, drummers BILLY JOHNSON and JASON LEWIS, and features solos by flugelhornist MIKE OLMOS, saxophonists NORBERT STACHEL and CHARLES McNEAL.
Chloé celebrated the album's release to a sold out venue at The Sound Room in Oakland, CA on March 30th, 2023. It is currently climbing the US radio charts and rose to #1 in its first week on Play MPE.
Here are some of the cool ways Chloe has used her voice:
-writer and vocalist for Sleeping Giant Records, West Hollywood, CA I
-writer and vocalist for TempleMusicGroup, SF
-West Coast Songwriter’s Association (WCS) Best gospel ' song
-winner: WCS. Best blue grass song
-winner: WCS. Best adult contemporary song
-winner: - Songs for Social Change (Renaissance Artists and Writers Association) l
-Director: San Rafael Children’s Choir benefitting the Battered Women and Children’s Shelter
-Songwriting Mentor: Artist Max Los Angeles
-Songwriter for Heavy Hitters Music Group, CBS, Fox, and NBC.
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