Jessica Magoch Releases: "Trivial Pursuit"

Pictured Above: Jessica Magoch (pronounced Ma-GOOCH). Photo Credit: Contributed. 



Philadelphia, PA – Jessica Magoch, a celebrated artist in the world of music, has unveiled her debut album, “Trivial Pursuit,” a cocktail of Retro Swing and Pop that is set to redefine the sound of Fall 2023 and lead us through the Roaring 2020s with upbeat, uplifting, music that is humorous, glamorous, over-the-top.

Jessica Magoch’s career leading up to this release has been marked by several accolades, including winning the prestigious PHL Live Music Award in the Jazz category in 2019. She further solidified her standing in the music industry by earning the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in February 2022. With “Trivial Pursuit,” she takes a giant leap forward, pushing the boundaries of music with an album that draws inspiration from artists like Caro Emerald and Norah Jones.

“Trivial Pursuit” is not just another album; it’s a genre-bending masterpiece that seamlessly weaves together the retro charm of Swing and the contemporary allure of Hip Hop and Pop. Jessica Magoch’s distinctive voice and songwriting prowess shine through each track, inviting listeners on a journey that transcends time and musical boundaries. “Trivial Pursuit” arrives October 13, 2023, on all major streaming platforms, including Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music.

The album is a testament to Jessica’s evolution as an artist, showcasing her ability to blend different musical elements to create a unique and captivating sound. “Trivial Pursuit” effortlessly combines the swing rhythms of the past with modern pop sensibilities, resulting in a collection of songs that are both nostalgic and refreshingly new.

Jessica Magoch’s musical journey has been marked by remarkable achievements, with her talents being recognized by industry experts and music enthusiasts alike. Her 2019 PHL Live Music Award win in the Jazz category was a testament to her exceptional musical abilities and  to interpret and reimagine jazz as a genre.

In February 2022, Jessica achieved another milestone by earning the coveted “Song of the Week” title from the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. This prestigious recognition solidified her reputation as a songwriter capable of crafting songs that resonate with a global audience. With “Trivial Pursuit,” Jessica Magoch takes her artistry to new heights, building on the foundation of her previous successes to create an album that promises to be a game-changer in the music industry.

“Trivial Pursuit” is a musical journey that draws inspiration from some of the most iconic artists of our time. Fans of Caro Emerald and Norah Jones will find themselves enchanted by Jessica Magoch’s ability to capture the essence of these artists while adding her unique twist to the mix. The album’s tracks are a delightful fusion of the sultry, smoky tones reminiscent of Caro Emerald’s signature sound and the soulful, jazzy inflections that have made Norah Jones a household name. “Trivial Pursuit” pays homage to these musical influences while establishing Jessica Magoch as a distinctive artist in her own right.

As the leaves begin to change and the weather turns cooler, “Trivial Pursuit” emerges as the perfect soundtrack for Fall 2023. Its timeless melodies and evocative lyrics create an atmosphere that’s tailor-made for cozy evenings by the fireplace or leisurely walks through autumn landscapes.


Picture yourself sipping a smooth bourbon and savoring a red velvet cupcake while the enchanting tunes of “Trivial Pursuit” transport you to a world where vintage elegance meets contemporary sophistication. Jessica Magoch’s music brings warmth and nostalgia to the season, with the occasional inspiration to get up and dance, making it an essential addition to your Fall playlist.

Jessica Magoch is a gifted musician and songwriter based in Philadelphia, PA, known for her exceptional talent in Jazz and Pop music. She has been honored with the PHL Live Music Award in the Jazz category in 2019 and was named “Song of the Week” by the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in February 2022. With her latest album, “Trivial Pursuit,” Jessica continues to push the boundaries of music and captivate audiences with her unique blend of Retro Swing and Pop.

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