About Jeannine O’Neal
Jeannine O’Neal is a multitalented musician/songwriter and vocalist. She plays a total of ten instruments. Her main instruments are soprano, alto, tenor & baritone saxophones, guitar, bass, drums, mandolin, piano/keyboards & latin percussion, harmonica, dobro and banjo. She has been performing the concert, fair and Christian venues with her band where she moves around on the various instruments. Jeannine also tours with Sonshine Ministries which focuses on the military bases throughout the world. Along with touring and performing Jeannine is also a producer and studio musician in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jeannine was raised in Oregon and won a performing arts scholarship to study music in college. She attended Mount Hood Community College and the University Of Oregon Music School. She has been performing professionally since the age of 15.
Credits: Jeannine has performed or done studio work with the following legends: George Burns, Bob Hope, Danny Thomas, Ben Vereen, Robert Goulet, Frankie Lane, Johnny Ray, Henny Youngman, Ralna English, Pat Paulson.
Also country venues: Ricky Skaggs, Tanya Tucker, Pirates Of The Mississippi, Forrester Sisters, Desert Rose Band, Marty Stuart, Lee Greenwood, Sweethearts of the Rodeo, The Oakridge Boys, Sawyer Brown, Lionel Cartwright, Glen Campbell, Lacy J. Dalton, Jerry Reed, Jim Stafford, John Schneider, Roger Miller, Rob Crosby, Doug Kershaw, David Frizzell, Rex Allen Jr., Sheb Wolley, Tex Williams, Tiny Moore,
Classic Rock/RnB: The Coasters, The Ventures, The Drifters, Bobby Rydell, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Little Anthony, Peter Tork (The Monkees), Donny Brooks, Fats Johnson, Butch Whacks and the Glass Packs, Shaboom, Elvin Bishop, Maria Muldaur, Johnny Otis
Latin: Grupo Vennus (album went gold, Jeannine played lead guitar & sax and co-engineered the album), Los Aquario (album went gold, Jeannine played guitar & co-engineered the album).
In Christian venues: David Pack (former lead singer of Ambrosia), Raab Stevenson, Dave LeMiex and The House Of Soul, Rick Muchow (worship leader for Saddleback Church & Rick Warren), Sandi Patty, Kathy Tricolli, Nancy Harmon, Morris Chapman, Stephanie Bousahda, Lillie Knauls, Steve Brock, Judy Jacobs and many more. Jeannine is the leader of the ministry Power-n-Praise & has lead worship for Power-n-Praise, Chaplains, Women’s Aglow, Women with Destiny, Chosen Generation. She was also on the first women’s worship team for Maranatha Music.
Jeannine has toured the world in England, Japan, Okinawa, Greenland, Iceland, Korea, Bahrain, Germany and all over the USA.
Jeannine currently plays in the Cathedral Of Faith band which seats 3,000 people each week and performs on guitar and sax.
Jeannine has recorded the following albums: Out Of The Box, A Little Taste Of Heaven, The Narrow Road, Faith On The Front Lines, Choices, I Know That I Know, Blessed, O Give Thanks Unto The Lord, Resurrection Power Celebration, Worship Among The Nations, A Journey Into Worship, It’s Christmas, It’s Christmas Time Again, Christmas With Jeannine, Running The Race
Besides herself as an artist Jeannine has specific genres targeted with her music- Jeannine O’Neal (Christian), Jeannine O’Neal Country (Country/Gospel), Power-n-Praise (Praise & Worship), Raiznhavoc (Rock/Metal/Psychodelic/Christian), Sweet Goody Chops (Bubble Gum/Pop), FunkNation (Funk/Jazz), Catfish On Stick (Country/Latin/Swing/ Rock), Nu Beach (Beach Music), UB People (Reggae/Pop), J9O (Rock), Swampfunkmeister (Swamp/Cajun), Los Marbles (Latin/Rock/Jazz), Stellarama (Pop/Techno), Gusto de Cielo (Latin), Banda Yenin (Grupo Mexican Banda), Night News Blues (Blues) and Julian St. Dance Band (Americana) which she can add any of these styles to the live performances for variety. Just let her know.
Jeannine & her husband Gradie O’Neal own and operate a state of the art recording studio in San Jose, California where she also produces and arranges albums for people from all over the world. Some of her projects have included world and American music such as African, Hip Hop, Chilean, Nicaraguan, Mexican, Brazilian, Rock, Pop, Metal, Country, Jazz, UK, Reggae, Brazilian, Chinese, Vietnamese, Tongan, Persian and more.
Jeannine celebrates diversity in music and cultural styles and calls it “a little taste of heaven”