Jesse Montoya is an acoustic finger style guitarist and singer songwriter from Jacksonville, FL. Montoya has been performing for over a decade. She plays many venues and events in and around Jacksonville, including The Riverside Arts Market, rain dogs, Downtown Art Walk, 1904 Music Hall, The Cummer Museum, Southern Grounds, Shanty Town Pub and more. Her music has been described as “Bluesy and earthy”. Montoya’s first album, “Jesse Montoya, Guitar & Voice” debuted in the Fall of 2014.
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Montoya also creates fine art.
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AWARDS and ARTICLES:
Named “Florida’s Solo Artist of the Year- 2015” by Bridging the Music Productions.
Received Top Ten Nomination in the “Music” category for One Spark 2014, The Worlds Crowd Funding Festival.
“A voice as graceful as Joni Mitchell’s… bluesy and earthy, Montoya’s is transcendent” – Arbus January 2016
“Montoya’s awareness of traditional muic injects the folk, blues, and country hues that color her work”
– Folio Weekly, Aug 2015
“With a background in art, music and photography, Montoya creates a relaxing atmosphere…”
– Folio Weekly 2013