Jen Chapin

Jennifer "Jen" Chapin
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Chapin at the Dix Hills Center for the Performings Arts, Long Island, August 4, 2007
Background information
Born(1971-03-21) 21 March 1971 (age 46)
Rockville Centre, New York, U.S.
GenresProgressive jazz, folk rock, progressive rock
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, producer
LabelsHybrid, Purple Chair


Jennifer Chapin can be an American singer-songwriter. She actually is the daughter from the singer-songwriter Harry Chapin and Sandra Chapin. She acts on the table of directors of WhyHunger, a grassroots support corporation founded by her dad and the existing executive director Expenses Ayres. She’s been compared sometimes with Laura Nyro, Tori Amos and Alanis Morissette. Chapin’s site describes her music while “jazz tinged urban folk spirit…incorporating the funk, soul and improvisation of the town”. She studied at Dark brown University as well as the Berklee University of Music. She actually is also the 6th cousin of nation vocalist Mary Chapin Carpenter.


2000 Live in the Bitter End (Purple Seat Music) 2002 Open up Wide (Purple Seat Music) 2004 Linger (Hybrid Recordings) 2006 Set (Hybrid Recordings) 2008 Light of Mine (Purple Seat Music) 2009 ReVisions: Music of Stevie Wonder (Chesky) 2013 Reckoning (Purple Seat Music)