P.O. Box 1919 Atlantic City, NJ 08404-1919
"J’ANNA JACOBY has diverse experience in the music and entertainment industry. For the last two decades she has been a touring member of Rod Stewart’s band where she is featured on violin, mandolin, guitar, and vocals. Jacoby was the first woman to become a member of his band. In addition to her work with Sir Rod, she has toured and performed for other major artists in recent years, including Adele, Kanye West and the Dixie Chicks. She is at home in all genres of music with a solid classical background as well as a love of jazz, folk, flamenco, tango and middle-eastern music. Her father started her on the violin at 15-months old using the Suzuki method. As a teenager, she competed in many old-time fiddle competitions becoming the first woman to win the Grand Master’s title in Nashville, TN and the second youngest to win it. When she was 14 she was named the American Girl of the year which was awarded for her achievements and scholarship by American Girl Magazine and the Girl Scouts of America. Jacoby attended Interlochen Arts Academy and the Vienna Music Conservatory."
- Miss America Organization