My blog contains thoughts on music, faith and life in this beautiful, heartbreaking, hope-filled world.

We’re Making a Record!
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  BIG NEWS!!! I’m thrilled to announce I’ve been awarded an Artist Development grant from The Greater Madison Jazz Consortium! This grant will partially fund a writing and recording project I’m working on in collaboration with some fabulous women musicians … Read More

VOICES Podcast
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Wow, what an thrill! I’ve been podcasted! I was recently interviewed for VOICES, a podcast about creativity, singers and speakers hosted by the talented Alma Cook. Pursuing songwriting and performing has been a journey, especially alongside the demands of parenting. If … Read More

Summer Night on the Terrace // 6.2.17
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The Betsy Ezell Quartet thanks everyone who came out to the show on June 2 at the Memorial Union Terrace. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, the lovely evening and the view! Here are a few pics of the evening, with photo … Read More

On My Way to You
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On My Way to You by Betsy Ezell ©2016 Betsy Ezell Music   Verse 1 You’re like a fountain I can’t get enough of Everyday I need to take a deep long drink of You But there’s so much to … Read More

Betsy Ezell Quartet
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Wondering about the Betsy Ezell Quartet? Let me tell you more…   The name “Betsy Ezell Quartet” is deceiving and decidedly lazy. What do you call a jazz group that you are pulling together and has four people in it? … Read More

Hymn to Freedom
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Driving home from work a couple months ago, I was listening to WORT, the local, hippie radio station. I don’t listen often, but this particular day it was meant to be. There was a jazz program on and suddenly I … Read More

Worship
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Leading worship at the Kingdom Justice Summit the last two years has been an incredible opportunity to see a lot of my passions intersect: multicultural worship, social justice, community, and unity. This year Travis Agnew took the lead, joined by … Read More

Where the music happens
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My husband recently finished the wall in our music room. I’m so lucky to have this awesome creative space!   The wall features the art of friends and family, near and abroad. Works by:   Christian Ezell Jane Ezell Shauna … Read More

Lucky to have a friend
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Rhys is a little guy in Jane’s kindergarten class with an aversion to mornings. He’s a slow-moving dude before noon. Today, Jane helped him with the long walk into school. She picked up his backpack and with a hand on … Read More