Mari Anne Jayme


MariAnne Jayme (pronounced 'high-me') spent time playing the piano and singing as a pastime, and later went on to study music and the vocal arts in college and graduate school.  As a professional musician, she finds pleasure in singing traditional Jazz, R&B/Soul, and Original music.  You can find her making good music & conversation, and promoting the consciousness that exceeds the current physical vibration of thought on Planet Earth.

"Remember that it is practice that makes perfect, that it is motive that transfigures design, that it is beauty that transfixes the soul."  -Saint Germain 

Let everything happen to you, beauty and terror.  Just keep going.  No feeling is final."  -Rilke

Vocalist Mari Anne Jayme is indeed a musician, having had an upbringing steeped in weekly piano lessons and soaking up popular music with radio & music television. She has filled the professional roles of student, teacher, singer, pianist & accompanist, composer, arranger, choreographer, dancer, drummer, voice & piano instructor, adjudicator, auditioner, auditionee, choir director, bandleader, and bassist.
She previously taught Jazz Voice at Columbia College Chicago and at Jacksonville University in Florida. Alongside being a vocalist and teacher, she currently writes, arranges, and directs music Center For Spiritual Living in Chicago, and travels worldwide to perform in USO Shows with Gary Sinise's Lt. Dan Band.
Mari Anne received a Master of Music from Roosevelt University in Chicago and a Bachelor of Science from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.  She also attended at the University of Kentucky, where she majored in Vocal Performance, and at Eastern Kentucky University, where she focused on Music Education and the Percussive Arts.  Mari Anne began her professional music career in Jacksonville, Florida, and also sang in 'Voices of Liberty' at EPCOT Center in Walt Disney World.  She has been living in the Midwest for eight years.