June 24, 2024


Melanie Safka, the iconic singer-songwriter known for her hits like “Brand New Key” and “Lay Down (Candles in the Rain),” wasn’t just a musical legend; she was also a mother to three talented children who inherited her passion for music.

Meet Jeordie, Beau Jarred and Leilah

Leilah, Jeordie, and Beau Jarred Schekeryk each carved their own paths in the music industry, carrying the torch of their mother’s artistry and infusing it with their unique styles and voices.

Leilah: The eldest of the trio, Leilah, born in 1973, began her musical journey early. At the tender age of seven, she and her sister Jeordie released a cover of “There’s No One Quite Like Grandma” that charted in Canada, showcasing their natural musical talent.

Leilah went on to become a singer-songwriter, weaving introspective lyrics and soulful melodies into her music. She often collaborated with her mother, both on stage and in the studio, their voices blending harmoniously in a testament to their deep musical connection.

Melanie Safka
Melanie Safka

Jeordie: Born in 1975, Jeordie, like her sister, embraced music from a young age. Her voice, often described as rich and expressive, captivated audiences worldwide.

Jeordie’s songwriting delved into themes of love, loss, and social justice, echoing the introspective lyricism that had become a hallmark of the Safka family.

Throughout her career, Jeordie released several critically acclaimed albums, building a dedicated fanbase drawn to her raw emotions and powerful vocals.

Beau Jarred: The youngest of the siblings, Beau Jarred, born in 1980, found his calling in instrumental music. A skilled guitarist, he often accompanied his mother on tour, adding his vibrant energy and technical prowess to her live performances. Beau Jarred also ventured into music production, collaborating with his mother and sisters on various projects. His musical contributions further enriched the Safka family’s sonic tapestry, blending acoustic elements with contemporary influences.



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