Jennifer Ann Keller is a London-based and award-nominated (Shots Awards, Music Week Sync Awards) producer/composer/arranger/pianist originally from Minnesota, USA. Jennifer’s work has appeared in UK national, pan-European, and international ad campaigns, including campaigns for Lloyds Bank, Boots Pharmacy, Pampers, Orbis Africa and UNICEF. Her work has also been licensed for TV shows across Europe such as Love Island and X-Factor.
Jennifer specialises in emotive, atmospheric, and cinematic production/arrangements with modern and electronic elements, combining her background as a classically trained musician with contemporary soundscapes. She is influenced by artists like London Grammar, Florence & The Machine, Kate Bush, Hans Zimmer, and Ludovico Einaudi.
In 2016, Jennifer’s cover of ‘Mad World’ was used in a Lloyds Bank advertisement, which has since sold over 27,000 copies with 1.5 million streams and was nominated for a Music Week Sync Award.
The success of Mad World led her to win the next two Lloyds Bank adverts: producing/arranging a cover of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Praise You’ for the singer Hannah Grace (BBC Radio 2 Playlisted, 50,000 copies sold), and producing/arranging/performing a cover of Olive’s ‘You’re Not Alone’, released under Jennifer’s Astræa project.
‘You’re Not Alone’ was nominated for both a Music Week Sync Award and a Shots Award for Best Music In a Commercial. The track has been Shazam-ed over 92,000 times, reaching #1 in the The Drum UK Top Shazamed Ads Charts and #6 in the UK Top 100 Shazam Charts. It’s since sold over 30,000 units with 3 million streams and charted in the iTunes UK Main Charts (#23), iTunes UK Singer-Songwriter Charts (#2), and Spotify UK Viral Charts (#18).
Outside of production and composition for media, Jennifer is also an in-demand producer and writer, working with artists like Ward Thomas, Nina Nesbitt, and Empara Mi.
Jennifer’s skills include music production, programming, vocal production, orchestral/choral arrangement, composition, and songwriting. She is a multi-instrumentalist and an accomplished pianist and singer.
Lloyds Bank - ‘Running of the Horses’ - an emotional, cinematic, and modern re-arrangement of Olive’s dance classic, ‘You’re Not Alone’. Arranged, produced, and performed by Jennifer under her Astræa project.
Lloyds Bank - New Dawn - A soulful and emotional rearrangement of Fatboy Slim’s ‘Praise You’, recorded with singer Hannah Grace and the London Contemporary Voices choir. Arrangement and production by Jennifer.
Lloyds Bank - For Your Next Step - a moving and sensitive piano cover with string backing of Tears for Fears’ ‘Mad World’. Arranged, produced, and performed by Jennifer.
Pampers - Amazing Babies - an emotional piano cover of Major Lazer’s ‘Lean On’. Arranged, produced, and performed by Jennifer.
Boots - Your Feel Good Specialist - an uplifting piano cover of Rozalla’s ‘Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)