Singer/songwriter from a young age, working with the likes of Daniel Jones (Savage Garden), Hayden Bell (Veronicas), Paul Mac, Phil Burton (Human Nature) and a professional entertainer by age 12 coached by Donald Smith OBE, Greta Elkins and performing with her operatic tenor father Robin Donald Smith, Jodie's career has taken her from one end of the music industry to the other.
She’s recorded albums with renowned record labels like Columbia records, understudied her first professional musical theatre lead role aged 19 as Valencienne in Merry Widow, toured internationally as lead singer/dancer in stage shows, co-written music with A-list writers in Sweden and UK and performed in everything from national TV appearances (Logie Awards, Good News Week, Popstars top 10 Finalist) to producing her own intimate corporate cabaret shows.
JJ has had airplay in Australia, top 10 international music charts and Reverbnation. JJ & her band perform Australia wide. Jodie is no stranger to the main arena stage either touring Australia, New Zealand annual show festivals, NSW Salt Village Arts festival, Speed on tweed festival, Brisbane Ekka, Redcliffe festival and Gold Coast Show.
Aside from founding her own show production company for over 10 years, producing events like Earth hour Gold Coast, Cairns Casino Show, outdoor operas and corporate events. Jodie-Joy moved on embarking upon one of her biggest ventures 2 month tour performing in USA, recording independent EP with two time Grammy award winning producer Marc Swersky (Hilary Duff, Joe Cocker, Natalie Cole) whilst filming TV music documentary 'Story of the independent artist'. Upon her return to Australia she released music video single 'Naked' from EP self titled JJ. After having some downtime performing locally, raising her young family and embracing another one of her passions for developing artists which ties in with running a successful singing school MMC. Jodie is now ready to release her next album (featuring producer/well known blues guitarist Louie Shelton) and continues to carve her own path in pop, soul, blues and roots music.
Jodie performs solo, duo or with her full showband. Be truly captivated by a true shining light, true entertainer with a soulful voice that takes you places.
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