JENN CLEARY | BIOGRAPHY
Jenn Cleary is a folk-rock, award-winning singer-songwriter from Boulder, Colorado, with many years’ experience performing on international stages. Highlight shows include Colorado Rockies games, Sundance Film Festivals, blues and folks festivals and multiple European tours. She has a range of song styles and performs bluesy, acoustic solo shows and can rock out with her full electric band.
Jenn has released two albums of original songs (Breakin’ Loose, 2006; Back to the Wheel, 2010) and one of bluesy covers (Blues Full of Heart, 2018).
Her first children’s album, All Together Now, won prestigious recognition from the 2021 NAPPA awards for being best in the music industry. She was the Back to School winner of the 2021 Fall Parent and Teacher Choice Awards, won the 2021 Hot Diggity Award, which signifies innovation, quality, entertainment, educational value and a commitment to excellence and a 2021 International Songwriting Contest semi-finalist for her song “Our Wild Family.” Jenn recently released her second album of family songs, called Happy Day, which has won the 2022 Nappa and the Family Choice awards.
Jenn has always included playful tunes in her output and her children’s albums blend full-on fun with environmental and social consciousness. Her songwriting for children is informed by a lifetime of assisting, educating, and raising them. She has been a founder of a non-profit that provided housing, schooling and medical care for Nepali children, as well as a K-12 private school in her community. She has also been a foster parent, a sponsor and raised her own three children.