Jackie began her career as a teenager. She began singing with local bands playing in clubs all over Florida. From there she went to pursue a career in music at the University of Miami where her teachers, do to her powerful voice, at an early stage, discovered she possessed an enormous gift for teaching.
She has worked using her technique for Sony Music Group, NBC, Emilio Estefan, husband and producer of Gloria Estefan, among others. To date, Jackie has instructed 9 reality shows. She has collaborated with artists and worked with producers like Gloria Estefan, Brenda K. Star and Rick Wake (producer for Celine Dion, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston). Jackie has prepared artists for record labels like Sony Music, BMG, EMI CAPITOL, Universal Music Group and Warner Chapel, among others.[youtube 9C5GHOP_CmQ nolink]