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Birth Name:Jenny-Bea Englishman

Website:http://www.nearlycivilized.com/




Short Abstract:Esthero (born Jenny-Bea Englishman, es-TAIR-oh, refers both to the singer and formerly to the two-person team of herself and producer, Doc. She claims to have gotten the name from an old film character named Esther, whose last line in a movie is, "If I am to be the hero, then I cannot fly from darkness."Esthero's sound characteristically features her voice over a mix of mellow bass lines, jazzy trumpets, Spanish guitar and hip-hop. She is sometimes compared to artists Björk, Portishead and Sade Later artists who count Esthero among their influences include Res, Fergie and fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado. .

Backgrounds:Solo Singer

Origin Place:Canada · Ontario · Toronto

Occupations:Singer

Years Active:1998 - Present


Categories:1978 Births · Artist · Canadian Expatriate Musicians In The United States · Canadian Female Singers · Canadian Jazz Musicians · Canadian Pop Singers · Canadian Rhythm And Blues Singers · Canadian Singer-Songwriters · Living People · Ontario Musicians · Ontario Writers · People From Perth County, Ontario · People From Stratford, Ontario · People From Toronto · Singer · Trip Hop Musicians


Labels:Reprise Records · Sony Records · Warner Bros. Records

Genres:Alternative Rock · Breakbeat · Electro · Hip Hop · Nu Jazz · Pop · Rock · Soul · Trip Hop

Esthero

Esthero (born Jenny-Bea Englishman, es-TAIR-oh, refers both to the singer and formerly to the two-person team of herself and producer, Doc.

She claims to have gotten the name from an old film character named Esther, whose last line in a movie is, "If I am to be the hero, then I cannot fly from darkness."Esthero's sound characteristically features her voice over a mix of mellow bass lines, jazzy trumpets, Spanish guitar and hip-hop.

She is sometimes compared to artists Björk, Portishead and Sade Later artists who count Esthero among their influences include Res, Fergie and fellow Canadian Nelly Furtado.

Esthero's brother, Jason Englishman, is also a musician.

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