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Jess Bartlet is an accomplished songwriter, music producer, and audio-engineer experienced in Logic, Ableton, and Pro-Tools.


She grew up as a multi-instrumentalist, pianist, drummer and percussionist, who used to drum for Sam Smith. Jess specialises in jazz/funk and world percussion.


A prolific collaborator, Jess has worked on songs, and/or co-writing sessions with Moglii, Sam Smith, Mura Masa, Finis Mundi, ELSAS, Hazey Eyes, Lxury, Kristina Karsegard, Paul Mond, ++.

Jess loves writing and producing songs with other artists and can write and produce in a variety of styles - check out her Insatgram @islandfoxuk for some ideas.

In 2020 Jess was a PRS ReBalance producer/engineer with otta at Leeds Old Chapel studios in 2020. She also assisted on studio engineering sessions at The Church Studios and Strongroom.

Jess has been fortunate enough to learn from incredible engineers and producers such as Marta Salogni, Rick Davids, Paul Pritchard and Fiona Cruickshank to name a few.

In 2019 Jess was the Recipient of MathWorks! Audio Engineering Society fellowship bursary. 


Jess is an active member of 2% rising, Red Bull's Normal Not Novelty engineering and production initiative, as well as the TCC.




I'd love to hear from you

Enquiries, questions, and collaborations:

When she is not making music Jess can be found occasionally writing and editing in music magazines, with a previous editorial residency at EARMILK, or giving educational talks such as her 2022 sold out talk from the ARTS Council funded "We Move" series with Music Hackspace.
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