Originally from Montgomery, AL, Jil Chambless now resides in Tuscaloosa and has played an active role in the Celtic music scene for more than 20 years. As singer and flute and whistle player, Jil has completed many recording projects and performed at Celtic festivals and concerts across the US as well as in Canada, Scotland, and Israel with the band Henri’s Notions, guitarist Scooter Muse, Scottish singer Ed Miller, Scottish fiddler John Taylor, the band Vulcan Eejits!, the Vogt Family Contra Band, and others. Jil brings to any audience a wonderful listening experience from haunting ballads and upbeat songs to toe-tapping tunes with a smooth delivery that never fails to bring both smiles and tears in every performance.
“Great Singer” – Brian McNeill
“One of the best singers of Scots and Irish songs I know” – Ed Miller, Scottish recording artist, performer, folklorist, & radio host.
“I have heard and dealt with many Celtic bands over the years – none with such delight as with Henri’s Notions! Their beautifully executed tunes along with Jil Chambless’s superb voice provided a smooth complement to our festival’s traditional Scottish flavor.” – Deb Dalziel, Entertainment Chariman, Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, Ontario, Canada
“Great vocals by Jil Chambless”
– Steve Winick, Music Critic, Dirty Linen Magazine