Stumbled Upon #091 – Jasmine Nelson (Melbourne)

In our 91st instalment of “Stumbled Upon”, we chat to gorgeous Melbournian Jasmine Nelson, find out about her album Hercules, discover future tour plans and check out her single “Heart”.

Musician:
Jasmine Nelson

Website / Social Media:
www.jasminenelson.com
Facebook / Soundcloud / Instagram

Genre:
Singer / Songwriter

Members & their roles:
Jasmine Nelson – singer, songwriter, pianist

What music or artists inspired you?
Rufus Wainwright, Ella Fitzgerald, Feist, Nick Drake, Fiona Apple, Tom Waits

How did you get started?
I have always written songs at the piano, with the door firmly closed so nobody could hear! But I only started sharing them in the last few years. I learnt piano from a young age, and sang jazz for many years, but it was song writing that has always been my main love

How would you best describe your live show:
An engaging space. Intimate, honest, musically captivating, stories weaved throughout.

What shows do you have coming up?
I am planning a tour of Australia, hoping to perform for people all over the country… Details soon! Keep an eye on Facebook for more dates.

Tell us about your latest release:
Hercules was released on September 24th, and features a collection of songs that were written on a very quiet piano. My song ‘Heart’ was the single. The album is intensely honest, and has a lot of light and dark throughout it.

Where can I get your music?
Hercules is available on itunes and GooglePlay! I have a few videos up on my youtube, and a few songs on my soundcloud too.

Listen to ‘Stumbled Upon’ on AU Radio , Mondays at 8:30PM, Thursdays at 3PM and Sundays at 10AM (AEDT), or the playlist of past ‘Stumbled Upon’ artists on Soundcloud

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