We had the good fortune of connecting with Jessy Covets and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Jessy, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I would love to be transparent here and say the honest truth! I work, learn & thrive best when I’m in my own momentum. I love learning from other’s and collaborating but when it comes down to it, I work best running my own career. Once I built the knowledge of my craft and the trust in myself, I jumped two feet into music and never looked back. I have been producing & writing music for 8 years now & I am grateful everyday for making that decision.
Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
So let me begin here, I am a female music producer, songwriter & artist in a male-dominated industry. It was not easy coming up in an unbalanced industry but it also taught me perseverance, strength, & self-awareness. I’ve learned a lot of lessons along my journey. I am grateful for the downfalls because wisdom always comes with them. I am also grateful for the small and steady wins because of the hard work I’ve dedicated to my craft. We are human, we are meant to discover ourselves to our best potential. One important lesson I’ve learned is to never get wrapped up in the small shit! Don’t compare yourself to others, don’t worry about if people like your music & don’t stay up later than you should and compromise your sleep! I’ve always been drawn to music since I was a kid. I was in the school band & choir up until my last two years in high school. I started my first all-girl band in the JR year of high school and started booking & playing my own shows. I say start whenever you can, it’s never too late to begin.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Well I don’t want to completely give away my best hand lol but here’s a general breakdown. We would go hiking to some of my favorite places, I would take them to this amazing Vegan Italian restaurant called Pura Vita, studio sessions all over town, and of course, take them to the Hollywood sign & Observatory. Obviously, there would be a lot more outings however we’re still in lockdown.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I would like to give a shoutout to Deepak Chopra for writing the 7 spiritual laws of success. That book started me on the journey to growth, trust, balance & self-awareness. A few other books I would like to acknowledge are Big Magic, 4 Agreements, It’s All in Your Head, Mastery, Mastery of Self, You Are A Bad Ass & Can’t Hurt Me. Outside of books, I would like to thank Mr Zucker, Mr Pomponio & Mr Gato for pushing me to be better & always helping me to create! I would love to thank god, for always having my back.