jessie leeJessie Lee Montague: interview

Who has had the most influence on your music so far?
Not sure who has had the MOST Influence but a few of the peeps/bands I listened to A LOT in my formative years: Joan Armatrading, Peter Gabriel, Ricki Lee Jones, REM, Pink Floyd, Chris Whitley, Johnny Cash, David Bowie, Lenny Kravitz, Joni Mitchell, Rush, U2, Genesis, my favorite band currently is Kings of Leon.

How did you end up playing in Jake?
Woke up one day and said I’m gonna get a guitar…. And then I practiced and practiced and practiced… 😊

What other projects are you involved in?
The project of raising my two kids, and not flying off into the galaxy.

When Jake plays Madison Square Garden what outfit do you plan on wearing?
I might have to go full out Elvis in Vegas BLING.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Something with Coffee, Chocolate and Almonds in it. 

Coffee or tea? Both.

What do you like most about making music with the other two bozos in the band?
It’s like eating Ham Sandwiches with Beevis and Butthead.

What do you want to tell your fans, friends and family right here right now?
I love you. Not kidding. 

And lastly is it really All About The Bass? Without a doubt.