Singer-Songwriter, Larysa Jaye, brings a twist to the AMERICANA music scene, bridging, Country, Soul, and Rock.
Larysa has an exceptional ability to captivate her audience. Taking you on a journey through song, sharing stories about her everyday life. The vulnerability, the opportunity to share story, and her powerhouse vocals have carved out a unique niche as an artist.
Hailing from Kansas City, KS, Larysa Jaye has made a home in Nashville, TN. Being surrounded by a thriving music scene, her love for the industry emerged. Larysa began her journey taking her guitar to open mic nights throughout the city each week. Doing all that she could to get her voice heard. Early on she was compared to singer/songwriters like Chris Stapleton, Tracy Chapman, Jazmine Sullivan and even remnants of Sade. These artists and countless others continue to inspire her journey forward.
Larysa has created a space for herself in the heart of Music City. Performing for her largest crowd yet of over 30,000 people, she had the privilege of opening for Nashville's Major League Soccer team game. Her single, "Birmingham", has earned her many listening ears across the country. Performing it in honor of MLK Jr Day, Larysa was awarded The Key to the City of Sikeston, MO for her community involvement. Currently, Jaye, is fulfilling the role of Music Director and the character of Bathlazar for the Summer Shakespeare series in Nashville, TN & Franklin, TN.
Some of the most exciting news for Larysa in 2023 has been the honor of being part of The OnRamp Program based out of Nashville, TN. The Black Music Action Coalition (BMAC) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM) proudly announced a new partnership to launch, sustain and support “OnRamp,” a guaranteed income program for 20 young, Black members of the music community, including artists and industry professionals, in Nashville, Tennessee. The OnRamp program, focused on improving inclusivity and equity within Music City, aims to empower the next generation of leaders in the early stages of their careers by granting access to professional development opportunities, community mentorship, and other opportunities to increase personal growth, industry exposure, exclusive Academy membership panels and tentpole live events, and visibility with Academy Board members and industry leaders.
Her ability to cross over various genres has earned her opportunities to grace stages ranging from the Nashville Soul Music Festival to a weekly residency at Justin Timberlake's Broadway bar, 12|30 Club to Nashville staple, Pucketts Restaurant. The National Museum of African American Music's Emerging Artist program added Larysa to their list of talent. You'll often find Larysa at the International Nashville Airport as well as other various corporate and public stages throughout the US. She's also lent her voice to internationally known artists such as Lauren Daigle, Danny Gokey, and Carrie Underwood, and even collaborated with Christian Artist and DC Talk Alum Kevin Max.
Larysa recently released “A Little At a Time” and is excited to release her single "Modern Day Christmas" December first just in time for the holidays. Along with the follow up single of her fan-favorite “The Thoughts That Happen (The Mama Song)” beginning of 2024.
Mama to 4 - Kadyn (17), Kingston & Shakira (twins - 13) and Sydney (5), her family is everything! Her bubbly, fun loving, and witty personality radiates both on and off the stage. She is quickly becoming a much sought after entertainer and has no plans of slowing down.