Jazmin “Jazzy” Olivo is a Dominican singer, songwriter, and actress who began her career at the age of 3. After winning numerous singing competitions in her natal Dominican Republic, she moved to Utah at the age of 17 and trained with David Schmidt, current Head of Vocal Studies at the University of Utah.
In 2005, Jazmin was awarded 6th place in La Academia USA, a musical reality show with Hispanic contestants. She toured the country for a year and then moved to Mexico City where she debuted on Broadway—cast as Motor Mouth Mable in Hairspray the Musical. She dedicated the next five years to musical theater in Mexico City, performing in productions of Aladdin, Chicago, Mukuye, and more.
Since returning to Utah, Jazmin has performed with the Utah Symphony and different local bands such as Jazz Vespers Quartet, David Halliday Latin Jazz All-Stars, and many others. In 2017, Jazmin co-founded a jazz fusion band, The Mix, with Pianist Courtney Smith.
Jazzy is now embarking on her solo career with her single “Para Ti, “ the first release from her bilingual (Spanish/English) debut EP, releasing in 2020. Other songs from the album include Broken Bloody Heart, Me Repongo, Kidibum, and El Circo.