Jakki Jelene Blog

Anatomy of a Song

Music is known as a universal language. It’s one of the few things that can cross ethnic boundaries and unite people all over the globe. It inspires, comforts and motivates....

10 Years of Pogo!

I’ll never forget the day, all the way back in 2007 when I was first introduced to Pogo’s magical world with this Alice remix. Never heard anything quite like this...

The Art of Conversation

I was talking to a good friend of mine recently and it suddenly occurred to me how naturally our conversations flowed. Despite us both being extroverted types, there was no...

Songs I Heard This Week (7/7/17)

Bee Gees – Spirits (Having Flown) This has always been one of my all-time favorite Bee Gees songs. Not only due to the brilliant production, but also for sentimental reasons....

Casting Your Pearls Before Swine

When experiencing the high of a breakthrough in the creative process, our excitement can get the better of us and cause us to be overeager to share our work in...

Reflections: Human, After All

I must confess – this one’s a little difficult to write about. It speaks of the human condition, but also highlights the most vulnerable parts of who I am. A...