Jean began playing the piano at the age of 3 and gained two degrees for piano and organ by the age of 21.
Orchestrally trained in harmony, conducting, choral and composition, Jean performs classical works on piano and classical pipe organ, where she excels in the style of Bach.
She studied Bach, Gershwin and Rachmaninoff and then capable of performing jazz in the style of Oscar Peterson.
She was tutored in jazz by the late great jazz musician Johnny Dankworth.
Jean Martyn has regularly appeared on UK television programmes and toured the concert scene, entertaining audiences.
Over the years, she has raised huge amounts for various charities.
She shared her musical skills as Head of Music to pupils to diploma levels.
Jean is equally at home on Classical organs and has given recitals in Europe . She has performed jazz on Hammond in seven American States and also in England and the Netherlands. Recently she performed a concert on a Steinway piano in Delhi and New Orleans . She regularly performs for charitable organisations including St James’s Palace for the Not Forgotten. Her styles of music include Classical, jazz, ballads, popular music, boogie and blues.
Musician, Performer and Composer
Year 2011, she shot to fame and the great British Public took Jean into their hearts, when she was a finalist in Britains Got Talent.
She toured and performed at all major Uk arenas and in Scotland and Wales.
She has performed at Royal events at St James’s Palace, The Royal Windsor Horse Show, The Houses of Parliament for an MPs wedding and Royal Households, including the private residence of the Duke of Westminster.
Jean wrote the theme tune to a successful internet TV show and joined Philip Schofield in his 24 hour challenge performing at 1-15am a medley of Christmas songs.
TV appearances include:
Songs of Praise on BBC 1
Britains Got Talent
With a lovely smile on her face and a sparkle in her eye and passionate about her music , Jean gained the title of national treasure.
What more can you wish for.