Born and raised between Savannah and Tybee Island Georgia, Jan Spillane has honed a trademark blend of folk, jazzy/blues, soulful, country-influenced pop called “The Key of Jan”.
Some of her all time favorites artists include Joni Mitchell, Emmylou Harris, Janis Joplin, The Traveling Wilbury's, Billie Holliday, Paul Simon, Sting, Bruce Cockburn, John Lennon, B.B. King, Bruce Hornsby, John Mellencamp, Harry Chapin, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney, Trisha Yearwood, and her list goes on and on.
Jan is a member of ASCAP, AMA, and NARAS and has traveled to Nashville for over 20 years
performing, co-writing, and recording with some of the best of the best singer/songwriters in and out of the country. Tracking in the studio since she was eight years old, she has recorded numerous songs, released four albums, three singles, one video and looks forward to the release of her 5th album, Blue Canvas.
Jan has worked in the studio/written/performed/shared stage with many notable artists including, Andy Martin, Stan Martin, John Banks, Stan Webb, Ben Wells, Wood Newton, Phil McDonald,
J. Fred Knobloch, Marc Cordray, Jelly Roll Johnson, Matt Collett, Steve Nelson, Jack M. Sherman, Mike Futral, Kevin Rose, Allen Andrews, Ricardo Ochoa, Todd Murray, Michael Boesen, Diana Kelly, John Brannen, Thomm Jutz, Vinx, Annelise Nelson, Dan Seals, Joe Nelson, Philip Palmer, Mark Molloy, Rochelle Coatney along with many other artists.
Jan, along with her husband and dog, reside in a charming little fishing village near Savannah, Georgia, and she continues to do what she loves most.
You can find most of Jan's music on cdbaby or itunes. "Welcome Home" single can be found online under Jan Spillane and Friends.
2014 "Blue Canvas" (Pending) | Wassaw Sound Records
2012 "Fill in the Blanks" (Single) | Wassaw Sound Records
2011 "Welcome Home" (Final Video) | Jan Spillane Music
2011 "Welcome Home" (Band Video) | Jan Spillane Music
2011 "Welcome Home" (Single) | Wassaw Sound Records
2010 "Good as Gold" (Single) | Wassaw Sound Records
2009 "Thinking out Loud" | Wassaw Sound Records
2006 "Painting the Blues" | Jan Spillane Music
2001 "2nd Nature" | Jan Spillane Music
1999 "In my Head" Jan Spillane Music - unreleased
1998 "Gut Feeling" | Jan Spillane Music
1998 "A Christmas Wish | Jan Spillane Music
1995 "Box of Rain" | Box of Rain
|Jan is an active member of ASCAP, NSAI, AMA, & The Recording Academy her credits include:|
|2012: ||"Fill in the Blanks" single released on Wassaw Sound Records.|
|2012: ||"Welcome Home" final video was aired in New York on March 24th to recognize our Vietnam Veterans for Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.|
|2011: ||"Welcome Home" band video was aired on local television to honor our veterans. Jan along with Mike Futral, Marc Cordray, and Phil McDonald performed the sound recording as well as videos. The song was written by Jan Spillane & Caroline Switzer Verner.|
|2011: ||"Welcome Home" single released on Wassaw Sound Records. The song "Welcome Home" was written by Jan Spillane & Caroline Switzer Verner and features Jan along with Mike Futral, Marc Cordray, and Phil McDonald.|
|2010: ||"Good as Gold" single released on Wassaw Sound Records|
|2010: ||Regional Finalist in the Southeast for the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest|
|2009: ||"Thinking Out Loud" CD released on Wassaw Sound Records|
|2008: ||"If Looks Could Kill" Promo for one of Showtime Cable Networks, Inc. popular TV Series|
|2007: ||"What It's Not" single song publishing contract with AhHa Music Group co-written with legendary singer/songwriter, Wood Newton|
|2006: ||"Let It Go" vocalist of the month on Singer Universe, co-writer, Bryan Sacks|
|2006: ||"Ole blue Jeans" Representation agreement with Portia Entertainment Group|
|2006: ||"Painting the Blues" CD self-released|
|2001: ||"2nd Nature" CD self-released|
|2000: ||"Time Keeps (Remix)" was featured along side Rod Stewart's "Forever Young" song on a video, titled "100 Years of Tybee Island", co-written with Phil Hadaway and John Graham.|
|1999: ||"A lady knows when to Leave" voted one of the best R&B songs by Billboard Magazines World Competition|
|1998: ||"Gut Feeling" CD self-released|
|1982: ||"Welcome to Miller Time" Vocalist for commercial for the Miller Brewing Company|
BEN WELLS is a songwriter, performer, and studio guitarist. His style is a combination of country and blues with that nice feel of B.B. King meets Vince Gill.
CAROLINE VERNER is a native of Savannah, GA with a degree in journalism. She's a poet, a writer of short stories, and a songwriter.
Diana Gibson Kelley
DIANA GIBSON KELLEY currently lives in Nashville as a full-time songwriter. She won the grand prize NSAI/CMT Song Competition for her song "Hard to Stumble" which landed her a single song publishing contract with Ah-Ha Music Group.
Fred Knobloch, is from Jackson, Mississippi and currently resides in Nashville, TN as one of the leading songwriters. What do Trisha Yearwood, Ray Charles, Delbert McClinton, Faith Hill, George Strait, Lorrie Morgan, John Anderson, Ruth Brown, and Etta James have in common? They ALL have recorded songs written by J. Fred Knobloch.
JACK SHERMAN is a Los Angeles studio guitarist and songwriter who was formerly a member of The Red Hot Chili Peppers. He has also worked with Bob Dylan, George Clinton, Peter Case, John Hiatt and many other legendary artists.
JOHN BANKS is a songwriter, performer, & studio guitarist/dobro player working with artists, including Ben E. King, Ray Charles, Bob Hope, Herbie Mann, Johnny Winter, George Jones, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, etc.
MARC CORDRAY is a studio and performing percussionist/drummer earning a baccalaureate degree from Berklee School of Music. Versatility is the key to this dynamic young man as he can blend into any genre without missing a beat.
MIKE STEWART has been a front line soldier in the world of songwriting and recordings in Nashville for over 20 years. He's recorded with artists such as Delbert McClinton, Buddy Guy, Hank Williams, Jr., etc and has written hit songs for Ronnie Milsap, the Pointer Sisters and was signed an exclusive songwriting contract with the Quincy Jones.
PHIL MCDONALD started young as a bass player and touring with legendary blue-eyed soul singer, Mitch Ryder. He has also worked with notable artists including Jimmy Hunter, Steven Lee, Eric Morgenson, and John Harden (formerly with Iggie Pop/Andy Frazier of Free).
STAN WEBB has numerous hits including George Jones "One Of These Days But Not Tonight", which landed him the award for SESAC's most promising country writer, to Tracy Byrds "I'm From the Country which he received SESAC's Legacy Award for his most successful song to date. He is one of three song writers to receive the Legacy Award in 75 years. Stan has continued to get cuts by artists including T.G. Shepard, Terri Gibbs, Pam Tillis, etc. He also had one of his songs, "Drawn to the Fire" land a spot in the motion picture Thelma & Louise, co-written with Pam Tillis.
STEVE NELSON is a two-time winner of the SESAC Americana Music Award, receiving an Emmy nomination for Sesame Street and scored two Emmy-Winning TV series, and contributed to the recent Grammy-nominated Guy Clark album, "Workbench Songs". He's written "Songbird" for Barbara Streisand, "Walkin' Man" which he co-wrote with Guy Clark, and numerous other hits.
SUSAN MONTANARI is a native of Savannah, GA and currently lives in Connecticut. She is a poet, a songwriter, and in 2012 she got signed with publishing company, Hen, Inc. for writing children's books.
Theresa L. Everett
THERESA EVERETT is from Texas. A child prodigy at age four, she is a multi-instrumentalist playing violin, piano, and guitar. From Texas to Nashville she has performed as lead singer and songwriter under the name "Plain Silver Band" opening for artists including Chubby Checker, Arlo Guthrie, Asleep at the Wheel, Steve Wariner, etc. She has also played guitar with Keith Urban, Nickelcreek and many other notable artists.
TOMMY BUTLER is originally from Elizabethtown, NC and currently lives in Nashville, TN. He is a fine studio musician and tours extensively, playing pedal steel guitar, lap steel, dobro, and bass guitar for some of the who's who in the music industry.
WOOD NEWTON has numerous hit songs with a number of artists including Steve Warnier along with one of his recent hits performed by David Ball "Riding With Private Malone". He also has hits with Willie Nelson, George Jones, Alabama, Charlie Pride, Kenny Rogers, Joe Diffie, Tracy Byrd, Tanya Tucker and his list goes on.