There are two artists with this name: 1. Jess is a Dutch singer/songwriter. Jess (real name: Janneke Steffens) was born on March 7th, 1982 in Breda, The Netherlands. The artist name Jess was created using the first and last letter of her fullname. Jess' band consists of six people: - Edwin v/d Burgt - Drums - Pitt de Jongh - Bas - Bart Meuwese - Electric Guitar - Joop Janssen - Acoustic Guitar - Irma van Pamelen - Backing Vocals - Chantal v/d Steeg - Backing Vocals Jess released her debut album, titled All Hands Filled with Joy, on November 20th, 2008. Her music can be described as jazzy pop with blues and soul influences. Musical inspiration came form Randy Newman, Sting, Paolo Conte, Billy Holiday, Leonard Cohen, Beth Hart, John Mayer, Rufus Wainwright, Ray LaMontagne, Nina June, Pink Floyd, Stevie Wonder, Fiona Apple and Pink Floyd. She got airplay on Dutch national radio already, including Stenders Eetvermaak and 3VOOR12. MORE about the REAL DUTCH JESS: Official website : Hyves: Youtube: 2. Jessica Wahls (Jess) is a German singer/ songwriter and television host. Jessica Wahls is born on February 2, 1977 in Bad Nauheim, Hesse. In 2000 she broke off her trainig as travel management assistent to join the girlgroup No Angels. No Angels became the most successful girlgroup of Germany. After two years, Jess became pregnant and she had to leave the band for her baby girl: Cheyenne Jessica. In 2003 she returned in the music business as a solo artist. She realeased four singles: Ten Steps Back, Don't Get Me Started, Du Bist Wie Ich & Bedingungslos. She also worked as a television host. In January 2007, No Angels made a comeback and Jessica Wahls went back to her roots and released with the No Angels several songs. Next year, No Angels will release a new album. Read more on User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.