Profile for AJ Jansen Music
Member Since: February 8, 2021
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Soul Stirring Rock Edge Country “Jewel With An Edge”
AJ Jansen is a compelling blend of soulful country music in the Vein of Outlaw Country with a little bit of Twang brushed through.
*The Very First Artist to perform at the Dunkin Donuts Stadium, Hartford CT opening day
*WWYZ IHeart Radio 2016 Best Country Artist in Connecticut
*1st Runner-up in Jim Halsey’s Starmaker Competition.
*CMT Featured Video of "A Country Girl Can Survive:
* Two time Nominee for best Country Artist by the New England Music Awards
*Female Vocalist of the Year Horizon award winner from the North American Country Music Association (NACMAI)
* Song of the Year Award winning "Moments" (NACMAI) written by AJ
Music and performance are a core part of who Jansen is, and she loves sharing her passion with others. She’s been performing since age 6 and writing songs since age 10, surrounded by music from a 1st generation Polish family who encouraged her to pursue her artistic dreams. She grew up listening to various instruments played in the home like Trumpet and harmonica and lots of singing, there was never dull moment. From Rock, Pop even Polka music. But it was the sounds of Country and Folk music on Sunday mornings that grew in her soul. Jansen first hit Nashville stages in 2006 after winning the Connecticut Country Music Association’s “Female Vocalist of the Year” award. Since then, she’s performed at countless venues - from New York’s The Bitter End, to Nashville’s iconic Tootsies, to headlining Hartford's Infinity Music Hall and Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut- traveling back and forth between Connecticut and Tennessee. Along the way, she’s had the opportunity to open for artists like Phil Vassar, James Montgomery and James Otto.
Aside from traditional performances, she also loves performing for residents of local retirement homes, bringing her music to those who would otherwise not be able to attend her concerts.
She has 5 CD's all self-written and is performing in her own musical tribute show
entitled "Outlaw Women of Country," a small Theatre show receiving rave reviews. A determined and driven artist, she hopes to someday perform at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN.
What would you do to change the world?
I would focus on Mental Illness and Anger. I would love to create more programs that are top notch at helping people deal with their emotions and learn how to use emotions in a postive way. There are so many people in the world with Mental Illness that need help and need to be undestood and given tools to live a healthy positive life.
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- To make a soft murmuring sound, as a pigeon.
- Speak softly or lovingly;
The mother who held her baby was cooing softly
- To speak in an admiring fashion, to be enthusiastic about.
- To show affection; to act in a loving way.
coo - noun
- The murmuring sound made by a dove or pigeon.
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"Award-winning country artist, AJ Jansen, knows that great music starts with a long background of pursuit, determination, and passion. With encouragement from her family, her musical aspirations grew into a blossoming, successful career as a new, emerging country singer-songwriter. Known for her “instinctive rhythms and catchy lead guitar lines” (Chris Neal, Music Magazine), Jansen seamlessly mixes elements of classic rock with the heartfelt vulnerability of country music."
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AJ Jansen is a compelling, soulful Country Artist. She’s been performing since age 6 and writing since age 10, surrounded by a musical Polish family who encouraged her to pursue her artistic dreams. AJ was surrounded by all genres of music, ranging from the songwriting styles of Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter to the rock and pop songs of BonJovi, Jewel and Shania Twain. And, of course, there were Sunday morning Polkas. But it was Country Music that stole her heart and soul. A determined and driven original country artist and singer/songwriter, her dream is to someday perform at the Grand Ole Opry .
Jansen first hit Nashville stages in 2006 after being dared to compete in a contest held by the CT Country Music Association. She won the title of Connecticut "Female Vocalist of the Year" and was sent to Nashville to compete Nationally at the North American Country Music Association (NACMAI) awards. She won the National title Horizon award for “Female Vocalist of the Year” and was the runner-up in Jim Halsey’s Starmaker Competition.
Jansen continues to win awards such as iHeart Radio station’s WWYZ 92.5 “Band of the Year” for her album A Country Girl Can Survive. The music video for the album’s title song has been featured on the CMT music channels website. Bourbon and Roses, her 5th and latest release, marries the emotional impact of country and the engaging spirit of rock. The album led to her second nomination for “Best Country Act of the Year” from The New England Music Awards.
Music and performance are a core part of who Jansen is, and she loves sharing her passion with others. She has played venues all over The East Coast and Southern Regions from New York’s The Bitter End to opening for artists like Phil Vassar, James Montgomery and James Otto. Traveling back and forth between Connecticut and Tennessee, AJ had the opportunity to write a musical tribute show entitled "Outlaw Women of Country," which she performs in various theaters up and down the East Coast.
The show has received rave reviews. She has headlined a variety of casinos, from Mohegan Sun in Connecticut to Bally’s in Atlantic City. Aside from traditional performances, she also loves performing for residents of local retirement homes, bringing her love of classic country to those who love country music and normally do not have a chance to hear the classics in a live setting.
Regardless of the venue, Jansen’s music will touch the hearts of any audience.
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E. Granby, CT 06026
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