Janet Hammer

Janet’s music career is multifaceted. She actively performs at numerous venues throughout Southern California performing in small ensembles and with bands including The Mar Dels, the Ira Liss Big Band Jazz Machine, Storey Lines, The Xceptional Tribute to ABBA, and her own bands and groups; Rhythm Express, Double Take, Sweethearts of Swing, Corner Pocket, Harmony Express, Vortex, and Classic Sass, and several more.

She holds a Bachelor’s of Music degree and Secondary Education Music Teaching credential from San Diego State University.  She teaches classes in vocal technique and has lead the vocal jazz ensemble, Spectrum Singers, at Palomar College since 2003.  She gives vocal production workshops and has many private students.

She has performed on several worldwide tours performing in 36 countries.   She has opened for such name acts as Sheryl Crow, The Pointer Sisters, Johnny Cash, The Righteous Brothers, and the Platters.  Some of the many notable artists that she has worked with are Grammy Award winners Paul Overstreet (27 top ten songs), Bob Mintzer (Yellowjackets), Eric Marienthall (Chick Corea), Wayne Bergeron (Maynard Ferguson), Kristen Korb (Ray Brown), Holly Haufmann (flautist), Bob Mintzer (Saxophone), and many more.

www.janethammer.com.