In 2003 she represented The Netherlands on the Eurovision Songfestival in Riga and during this evening she received the award for “Best artistic performance”.
Esther has a lot of studio experience: besides her own solo-album “Straight from the Hart” she also co-operated on various child CD’s.: a.o. ’Trapperdetrap’ and ’Superguppie zingt’.
She sang the lead of the childrens program ‘Jokie en Jet’ and provided for the voices of 2 characters in the serie ‘de BibaBoerderij’.
Various theatertours with the Orkest van de Luchtmacht (Queen in Concert, Planet Earth e.a.) and the rol of Glinda in the musical “The Wiz”.Singing teacher/vocalcoach on the Rockacademy in Tilburg and currently on the Popacademy in Enschede.
In the past vocalcoach of Marco Borsato, Nielson, Edwin Evers e.a.
Currently she tours throughout the country with her trio ‘Play me a Memory’.
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As backingvocalist she performed from the ’90’s till now with various Dutch artists, both live as on studio-albums: René Froger, Lee Towers, Anita Meijer, Boudewijn de Groot, Marco Borsato, Rob de Nijs.
She accounted for the leadvocals in her own bands and in the theater with the Rockopera’s of symfonic rockband Kayak, Merlin (understudy) and Nostradamus.
As a studio singer she can be heard from the late ’80’s in many hundreds of jingles (for instance the radiostations Veronica, 3FM, Noordzee FM, radio 10Gold e.m.a.) and for many years she was the voice of Radio 2.
She also lend her voice to many commercials such as Coca Cola, McDonalds, Chiquita, Kruidvat and was voice actor in a.o. WinxxClub and Animaniacs.
With “Abba The Music” she toured from 2022 till now through The Netherlands.
As a toddler Jackey started singing in the local choir of the small village De Glint.
Years later she played for 5 years in musicals as understudy and swing in The Lion King and The Wizz.
After her musical adventure Jackey flew for some years every weekend abroad for performances with the Boney-M Bobby Farrell Show.
Besides that she sang in choirs for various artists and tv-programs, such as: The Voice, Umberto and Jenssen.
Jackey is a vocalist of The Soul Sisters and can be seen in Dinnershow Grandeur, Elvis the Music, Avond van de Filmmuziek, NY Gospel en BMX. She also works in the studio with Dr. Peacock en DJ Limelight.
As voice actor she can be heard regularly in series of: Netflix, Disney +, Disney Junior, Amazone and Nickelodeon.
As voice over: Michelle Obama, Maculavereniging, Pharmaself, Novartis.