Jessi Zazu

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Birthday
28, 1989
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Sep 12, 2017 (28)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1989
Birthplace
Nashville, TN
Death Date
Sep 12, 2017 (28)

About

Singer and guitarist best remembered as the frontwoman for the Nashville-based country-rock band Those Darlins. She passed away following a public battle with cervical cancer in September 2017, when she was just 28 years old. 

Before Fame

She met the other members of Those Darlins at the Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The band started out covering songs by folk group The Carter Family.

Trivia

She discussed her battle with cancer in a December 2016 YouTube video in which she wore a t-shirt reading "Ain't Afraid," a reference to a Those Darlins song.

Family Life

She is survived by her mother Kathy,  father David Wariner and brothers Emmett and Oakley. She was the niece of country musician Steve Wariner.

Associated With

Her band once opened for Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys fame on one of his solo tours.