Acoustic duo

Jess & Izzy

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About Jess & Izzy

A talented acoustic duo with a soothing synergy guaranteed to captivate any and every audience.
Acoustic duo
Kangaroo Point

Through their study of contemporary music at JMC Academy, South Brisbane, Jess Bennett and Isabel Yamazaki fostered a strong musical connection, propelling them to launch their musical career as performance duo, ‘Jess and Izzy’ – based in Brisbane and Gold Coast, QLD. Each qualified with a Bachelor of Music, they have a strong foundation of musical expertise, having received mentorship from outstanding industry professionals. Jess and Izzy’s song writing style is spellbinding and introspective, infused with the acoustic sounds of Folk music and the raw and connected energy of Indie-Pop. Their vocals blend seamlessly, warm and rich, complemented by soaring harmonies. Accompanied by piano and guitar, this music duo will transport listeners through exploration of deep and genuine emotion, steered by their passion for story-telling, composing and performing. The pair have performed at a range of incredible Brisbane venues including The Triffid, The Tivoli, The Zoo and The Charming Squire.

Jess & Izzy's Reviews

From customers:

Rachel (
3 years ago

“The juxtaposition of Jess & Izzy as musicians and vocalists is perfection. The talented duo has a sophisticated yet vulnerable sound, with haunting harmonies, rich tones and siren-song allure. Their original songs explore folk/indie-pop melodies which draw the audience into an audio journey that is unexpected and engaging. Their sound is unique, soulful and captivating”

Margaret M
3 years ago

“There is a soothing synergy in the combination of these two voices that perfectly suits the pensive quality of their hauntingly beautiful original music”.

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Jess & Izzy's Song list

- Wicked Game by Chris Isaak
- No Body No Crime by Taylor Swift
- For Free by Joni Mitchel
- Stoned at the Nail Salon by Lorde
- Georgia by Vance Joy
- Send My Love To Your New Lover by Adele
- Black Hole Sun by Sound Garden
- Happier than ever by Billie Eilish
- Billie Jean by Michael Jackson
- Love you for a long time by Maggie Rogers
- Don’t Wait Too Long by Madeleine Peyroux
- Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
- Your Song by Elton John
- Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
- Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton
- Black and Gold by Sam Sparro
- Lonely Boy by The Black Keys
- Ivy by Taylor Swift
- Good Guy by Julia Jacklin
- Im on Fire by Bruce Springsteen
- Turning Tables by Adele
- Someone you loved by Lewis Capaldi
- Yellow by Coldplay
- Wouldn't Come Back by Trousdale
- Video Games by Lana Del Rey
- Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
- Big Jet Plane by Angus and Julia Stone
- Remedy by Adele
- Gravity by Sara Bareilles
- Cry Me a River by Julie London
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: 2x vocals, Guitar (acoustic or electric) and keyboard/piano depending on instrument availability. We also have a 3 piece option that includes drum kit/percussion.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always strive to be flexible with our clients to ensure their event runs smoothly. Please just advise us if timings do change.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually arrive to the venue at least one hour prior to the performance time to set up.

Can you roam around while you perform?

We usually perform with microphones on stands as we both play instruments to accompany our vocals - however we can move around if one of us decides to sing while the other accompanies!

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

We flexible with our set list, so we are happy to discuss your preferences prior to the performance.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If there is a specific song that you would like us to perform we would be more than happy to include it in our set list. If you can let us know what that song is prior to the performance, that would be greatly appreciated.
Acoustic, Folk, Pop, Soul, Covers
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Hotel / Restaurant event, Wedding, Charity event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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