Hollie Hammel is a 21-year-old Nashville, Tennesseean with roots in Richmond, VA. Because of the exciting musical diversity Nashville has to offer, and the numerous amounts of incredible musicians in the area, she has been influenced by an array of styles. This has resulted in her having a unique and warm sound that blends tonal qualities of folk and jazz. She has been compared to artists such as Norah Jones, Becca Stevens, and Moonchild, as her music is based in the genres of Jazz, Soul, and Singer/Songwriter.
Her debut EP, Don’t Wake Me Up, released on January 13, 2017. The record has received attention from magazines such as The Deli, Impose, and Big City Thoughts. It has also been featured as New & Notable on NoiseTrade, becoming #3 Top Download and reaching #1 on the Singer-Songwriter chart. The music stems from inspirations coming from relationships, the changing of seasons, and the passage of time. The record was produced by Ryan Connors and possesses a unique jazz essence while remaining accessible to the listener.