J A M I E B Y R D is a San Francisco-based singer/songwriter who writes imaginative songs with a master painter’s eye, in an intelligent, intuitive language uniquely her own. With an ever-respectful nod to the fine tradition of Joni Mitchell and other notable folk divas, Jamie’s music graces the airwaves alongside her contemporaries, Dar Williams, Patty Griffin, Norah Jones, and Alison Krauss.
T H E ‘B A C K S T O R Y’ Once managed by rock impresario Bill Graham, her former band members went on to become Counting Crows. She has sung backup for Sylvia Tyson, appears with Neil Young on a recent Joanne Shenandoah album, recorded soundtrack demos for Steven Spielberg, and opened for notables such as Crowded House and Chris Isaak. She has been awarded a CLIO and received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Jamie Byrd is also a producer and is owner of Byrdhouse Recording Studios in San Francisco. Jamie currently performs on the folk circuit across the country and in Europe, at such venues as The Kerrville Folk Festival, The Great American Music Hall, and other fine music festivals and listening rooms showcasing the best in original music.