About Jessica

Excited to announce this year Jessica has 6 clients on American Idol, Season begins February 16th!!!


June 2019, Jessica and her Band KARMACODA won a TELLY
AWARD and on 10/30 we won a GOLD DAVEY AWARD for our music video "Unglued" ! Scroll down
to see the music video...

Jessica Ford is  Vocal Coach to 11 American Idol contestants including this season's Ryan Hammond
"top 20" and 2015 top 6 Contestant "Tristan McIntosh". Last season "Season 1 on ABC"
Christina Jones made top 40! Make sure you watch this Season on American Idol to see what

Along with American Idol, Jessica has coached singers who appeared on The Voice as well as
America's Got Talent, Can You Duet and have signed major record deals. Along with celebrity
clients Jessica works with singers of all levels and ages. Jessica is not just a world renowned
Vocal Coach, she is the Entertainment Division Producer for Youth Focus Inc., the TV Show 
Host and Producer of the new Bay Area Local TV Show iSing TV, and a multi-award winning
songwriter. Jessica created iSing TV to give local talent a chance to get experience singing
behind the camera, gain exposure, sing on TV and build their resume'. To learn more about
iSing TV click the link to the right...​​

Jessica's Commercial voice technique "The Ford Technique" along with her very unique ability

to bring out the 'Artist Voice' helps singers with their own "unique sound". Jessica is also
known for her top notch Performance Coaching and groundbreaking approach to working
with vocal groups and bands alike. Whether it's arranging harmonies or musical arrangements
and styling, Jessica is a master at every commercial genre. Jessica's students have appeared on
David Letterman, American Idol, The Voice, Nickelodeon, CMT's Can You Duet, CMT, GAC, Nashville Spotlight, Bobby Jones Gospel TV, and Music City Gospel Review.  They have opened for big name acts like ZZ Top and she has worked with Record Labels such as National Underground Records, Curb Records, Allure Records and so much more.  Jessica's clients also include hit Songwriters like Jennifer Aiden who have written monster #1 hits for many artists like Blake Shelton.

As a singer/songwriter Jessica has been honored with a Dove nomination, Winner of the 2013 Best Song In Animated Film: Winner of the Youth Excellence Awards, Winner of the Alaska Film Festival Kodiak Award for “Best Children’s Song In Film”, Winner of the USCAFA (United States Children’s Animated Film Award) Crystal Award winner for the song “I Do Believe”, Winner of the Dove Family Film Seal Award, Winner of the Pickleberry Award for Best Family Film and Best Score in an animated film for “I Can Fly”, Winner of the Great Lakes Film Festival Award for Best Animated Film, Winner of the Parents Choice Award and Winner of the Oregon Family Film Festival Crystal Award. One of her favorite accomplishments is Jessica is the recipient of the the 2011 TSAI (Tennessee Songwriters Association) honorary "Hallman Award" given only to a very elite group of music industry professionals in Tennessee. ​Jessica also wrote 3 award winning songs that were placed in the children’s animated film “Elf Sparkle Meets Christmas The Horse”. One of the songs, “Waiting For Christmas Day,” was recorded by Grammy Award winner Linda Davis. In 2019 Jessica and her band KARMACODA have been honored as a Rome Independent Film Awards Nominee 2019 - for our Music Video "Unglued" and Silver winner Unglued / TELLY AWARD in the General-Music/Concert Category!!

Along with songwriting and her deep love for Coaching, Jessica is a VJ and the Host of TalentWatch TV. A platform for Indy music artists to showcase their music videos and talent to over 17 million people. "It is just another opportunity to help the emerging artist get their music out there and heard. I couldn't pass it up and I love every minute of it". Jessica was also a judge for the 1st & 2nd seasons on 15 Minutes Of Fame Jr. TV Show and the Carol Director and Lead Caroler on the Larry The Cable Guy's Christmas Extravaganza. She has appeared on the Bobby Jones Gospel Show, sung BGV's for Ben Verene and was the MC for the "The Sing Off" Talent Search Competition.

As a Vocalist Jessica is a multi award winning singer. Her voice has hit clubs, radio, movies, TV, video games and so much more. As a young woman, singing professionally at age 14 Jessica was Performing at fairs and festivals with "Youth Focus Inc" in 1991 Jessica  was honored with the title of Ambassadress Of The California State Talent Competition. This honorary position lead her to win 2nd runner up to Miss California State  Scholarship Competition where she won the first ever "perfect score in talent" and the "most inspirational talent award". The scholarship money took her to New York City where she attended AMDA (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy). After her return to California. Jessica began booking shows along the West Coast bringing her the unique opportunity to travel the world singing for Royal Caribbean. After her return she was discovered by a well known San Francisco DJ and she quickly wrote the lyrics and melody to an original House Music dance song and they were on their way. Vinyl 's were pressed and DJ Party was distributed around the world. The Record Release party's were at San Francisco's famous club "Ruby Skye" and The Bay Area's "The Back Beat" full of laser lights, live dancers and acrobats. DJ Party was later picked up by a Sony Play Station2's video game and you could "literally dance" your heart away in the exciting game called "In The Groove" which also was a music selection in the arcade games across the USA.​ Today Jessica is a lead singer in the San Francisco Trip - Hop Electronica band KARMACODA www.karmacoda.com the album "Intimate" is available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify EVERYWHERE!!! She is also leading worship at local Churches near you.and bi-weekly at Church Of The Chimes San Jose