Rebecca is an accomplished singer/songwriter and has been able to
turn her love for music into a career for close to two decades. Growing up in a musical
home, she had been exposed to a broad range of artists, genres and styles from her
mother, who is also a vocalist. With such influences, it seems a natural progression that
Rebecca has followed in her footsteps.
Rebecca Jade has performed with some of the most sought-after musicians all over the
world, and her versatility has allowed her many unique opportunities to perform: Rebecca
toured with the Queen of Percussion, Sheila E. since 2017 and appeared in the Emmynominated
show, “Let’s Go Crazy: The GRAMMY Salute to Prince” that aired on CBS in
April 2020; She also sang background vocals for Sir Elton John at the 2020 Academy
Awards; Rebecca has appeared as an Artist on the Dave Koz Cruise since 2016; she made
her debut on the Dave Koz & Friends 2021 Christmas tour and joined Dave for a repeat
appearance in 2022; Rebecca has also been a featured artist on many of Eric Darius’ tour
dates since 2022. Rebecca opened for Will Downing and Boney James at a sold-out
Valentine’s Day concert in Long Beach, as well as opened for Jeffrey Osborne for the
Thornton Winery Summer Concert series, both in 2019; Rebecca has done multiple
concerts at Spaghettini in Seal Beach and was the singer in the Houseband at Anthology in
San Diego for 5 1⁄2 years.
Rebecca Jade has earned the title of “Breakout Artist of Year” from Smooth Jazz Network
and “Debut Artist of the Year” by JazzTrax, both in 2022. Rebecca also earned a San Diego
Music Award in 2023 “Best R&B/Funk/Soul Album” for her debut solo album, A Shade of
Jade. Rebecca’s new album features songs with Dave Koz and Eric Darius, and she put on
a sold-out album release concert at Sycuan Casino & Resort’s Live & Up Close Showroom.
Her first single from the album, “Show Me”, became her first Top 20 Billboard-charting song.
Rebecca is also a jazz vocalist and released an album of Cole Porter classics titled, Planet
Cole Porter with arranger/producer/jazz guitar virtuoso Peter Sprague, which earned them a
2018 SDMA for “Best Jazz Album”. She was also the front-woman for the soul/funk band,
Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact, and they collectively earned SDMAs in 2014, 2015 and
2017, and a “Best of San Diego” Award in 2016. The band had the opportunity to open for
and Rebecca to sing with El Debarge. Rebecca also opened for Grammy-nominated artist,
Musiq Soulchild on two separate occasions. The Cold Fact released two full-length albums,
one self-titled and the 2nd one called, Running Out of Time. Prior to the Cold Fact, Rebecca
released her debut album collaboration in 2011 titled, The Jade Element.
Rebecca has over 30 years of recording studio experience. She has sung background
vocals, demos and jingles on many different projects, with people like Kiko Cibrián (Luis
Miguel) and Kevin Flournoy (Chaka Khan), and has been involved in a variety of notable
works, including being featured on Eric Darius’ newest and billboard-charting album,
Unleashed, co-writing and being featured in two songs on DW3’s self-titled album that went
#1 on the UK Soul Charts in 2020, and singing backing vocals on Aubrey Logan’s
album, Where the Sunshine is Expensive, which went #1 on the Billboard charts in 2019.
Rebecca is also an actor, having done a variety of work for companies, such as SDG&E,
UCSD and Qualcomm, and recently had a principle role in a musical titled, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”
at Lambs Players Theatre in Coronado, CA.
Rebecca graduated from UC Berkeley on a full basketball scholarship with a degree in
Theatre & Performance Studies, has earned her Masters degree in Marketing from the
University of Phoenix, and advanced her musical education by studying Jazz Theory and
Classical Voice at Grossmont College. Rebecca is an avid motorcycle rider, has an affinity
for classic cars, and loves the Arts community. She still plays basketball recreationally.