Bess Rogers

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Bess Rogers
Born Long Island, New York, U.S.
Origin New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts
Website bessrogers.bandcamp.com

Bess Rogers is an American 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 was 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.

Collaborations[edit]

In 2016 Bess released an EP featuring 3-part harmonies with Allie Moss and Hannah Winkler titled Allie, Bess & Hannah Sing.

Discography[edit]

Decisions Based on Information (2007)

Travel Back EP (2009)

Bess Rogers presents Bess Rogers EP (2010)

Bess Rogers Presents: Songs Other People Wrote EP (2010)

Out of the Ocean (2011)

Singles[edit]

Released Single Writer(s) Length
May 3, 2011 "We Believe In You" 2:32
August 23, 2011 "Anchor" Bess Rogers 3:59
"In My Life" Lennon & McCartney 2:57
June 25, 2012 "The Perfect Day" Bess Rogers & Chris Kuffner 2:47
August 11, 2012 "Bye Bye Love" (with Allie Moss) Felice and Boudleaux Bryant 2:27
May 24, 2016 "Can't Remember Where" Bess Rogers 4:08
"Day After Day" Bess Rogers & Chris Kuffner 5:18
"Found Out About You" D. Hopkins 4:13

Collaborations[edit]

Allie, Bess, & Hannah Sing EP (2016)

Production[edit]

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

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

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.