Jazz Persuasion is composed of some of the Mississippi Delta’s finest musicians. The six-piece ensemble performs a variety of classic jazz and pop standards that are always popular at venues. This versatile group is booked regularly for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, company parties, conventions, restaurants, music venues and any special occasion at which quality musical entertainment is required. The talent, skill, and professionalism of this group keeps Jazz Persuasion in demand.
Singer/songwriter Holley Peel, whose music carries a strong storytelling influence in a bluesy/ Americana style, was born and raised in Columbus, Mississippi, but has settled in the Delta as her base of operations. The fourth-generation pianist started learning piano at six years old with two years of Suzuki method lessons before taking classical lessons for another eight years. Her musical favorites cover a wide variety, including Bob Marley, Bon Iver, Susan Tedeschi, Gillian Welch, The Meters, Glen Hansard, Stevie Wonder, and Ryan Adams.