Judy Martin joins family group

Judy Martin Hess, best known as a member of the groundbreaking trio The Martins, is married to Jake Hess Jr., the son of the legendary lead singer Jake Hess. They have started touring on a limited schedule as Jake and the Family Hess with three of their four children—Jake III, Hannah, and Emily—also singing in the vocal ensemble. They do not appear to have a website yet, but their Facebook page is: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=199779988452&v=info


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  1. Interesting. I didn’t know he was a singer. Have you heard a recording of them yet, Daniel? Wonder if they will score an appearance at NQC?

    • I haven’t heard a recording yet. They’re not likely to go on mainstage at NQC yet – NQC doesn’t typically put a group on mainstage until they’re full-time and have a couple of high-profile albums out.

      • Thanks, Daniel. I will look forward to hearing them.

        I wouldn’t expect main stage at NQC, just thought perhaps a showcase appearance. They certainly have the ‘connections and pedigree’
        🙂

      • I am certain they could get a showcase appearance if they show up. 🙂

  2. Will she continue to sing with her siblings as well? I know they have been a highlight of the Gaither Homecoming tour the last year or so.

    • I don’t know, but I would imagine so.