Jojo Effect was founded in November 2005 by the German producers and multi instrumentalists Jaycay (Color Blind, Expo’s Jazz & Joy, Makoma) and Maxim Illion (Club des Belugas), and the two fantastic vocalists of Anne Schnell and Brenda Boykin.


In Germany Anne Schnell is also well known for her work as a TV actress and model. The Californian jazz lady Brenda Boykin is a highly respected vocalist. She already works with Club des Belugas and Al Jarreau, just to name a few. In 1997 she had a “Bammy” nomination as Best Singer, in 2005 she received the award for best vocalist at the “Montreux Jazz Festival”.