Jade Zabric’s music doesn’t fit into one genre because Jade Zabric has never fit into one genre. Her early influences are Sheryl Crow, No Doubt, Selena, Motown and 50’s Rock. She picked up the guitar at 12 and learned, “La Bamba” on the first day. She was able to sing and play at the same time three months after picking it up and has stuck with it ever since. She studied the Beatles’ music progressions over their career. She studied jazz guitar at the High School of Performing Arts, where she also performed with the Mariachi and Pop Bands. The artists that shaped her senior year of high school were Maroon 5, Jason Mraz, Black Eyed Peas and Outkast.
She served in the United States Air Force with an honorable discharge as a Staff Sergeant (E-5) after 5 years. Accounting and Finance was her official AFSC, however, for one year her service, she performed with a morale band as their first only female guitar player, where she performed Top 40 Pop music from the 50’s to 2000’s for military troops all over the world.
She began writing her own music at 14 and has since written over 100 songs, many of which are on her YouTube and Spotify. She has performed locally around New York City at some of the legendary clubs like, Rockwood Music Hall, The Bitter End and SOB’s.
She is also an intern at Funkadelic Studios, a rehearsal/recording studio in Times Square. She is currently studying Classical Music and Music Business at Baruch College and has even arranged a few of her original songs for a String Quartet.