Bess Rogers

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Bess Rogers
Born Long Island, New York
Years active 2004–present
Website http://bessrogers.bandcamp.com/

Bess Rogers is indie rock musician from New York City.

Early life and education[edit]

Rogers was born into a musical family on Long Island, New York,[1] and attended the Conservatory of Music at the State University of New York at Purchase for recording and composition.

Career[edit]

Bess Rogers has released three full length albums, two EPs, and several individual song releases. She has released official music videos for four songs: Math and Science, Come Home, Favorite Day, and I Don't Worry. She regularly tours nationally and internationally, plays at venues on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, and maintains a blog. In 2012, Rogers' submission was selected from among a group of more 80 entries[2] to update the classic Cheerios jingle "The One and Only."[3]

In addition to her solo work, she has several side projects. Most notably she is part of the backup band for indie rocker Ingrid Michaelson. In 2013 she formed the band The Secret Someones with Hannah Winkler, Lelia Broussard, and Zach Jones. She is also a member of the orchestral/electronic groups The Age of Rockets and The Robot Explosion.

Discography[edit]

  • Decisions Based on Information (2007)
  • Travel Back - EP (2009)
  • Bess Rogers presents Bess Rogers - EP (2010)
  • Out of the Ocean (2011)
  • Songs Other People Wrote (2013)

Production[edit]

Bess' first three records, Decisions Based on Information, Travel Back and Bess Rogers Presents Bess Rogers, were produced by Dan Romer. Her most recent full-length album, "Out of the Ocean", was produced by her husband and fellow Ingrid Michaelson band member Chris Kuffner.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Decisions Based on Information". CD Baby. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Cheerios Kid and Sue". Pat-Man Studios. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Meet the Voice Behind the New Cheerios Jingle". Cheerios. Retrieved 9 August 2013.