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About Jahneen

Anthony Tomassini, NY TIMES critic described Ms. Otis as a “show-stopper” in the role of Ella Worker in Downtown Music Production’s staging of The Cradle Will Rock.

She is a graduate of Wellesley College (Presser Music Scholar), the only African-American to win that award and she also holds a Masters Degree from Emerson College in Boston where she was a teaching fellow.

She has toured as a vocalist with many distinguished artists including Donald Byrd, Grover Washington Jr., Vishnu Wood, and Arthur Prysock.

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Jahneen - Lover Man

Jahneen’s Music

Jeannine Otis’ music is featured on many compilations recently released by the Warner Group. You can hear her hits like:
“Flowers in the Water”
“Summer Sun”
“Everybody’s Dancin'”
“Gigolette”
Follow Jeannine Otis on Spotify to listen.

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Jahneen in Action!

 

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This beautiful painting by Sarah Yuster, “Adagio,” features Jeannine at Snug Harbor Cultural Center’s Tuscan Garden in 2016.

Jeannine Otis by Sarah Yuster