After getting her start playing for change in the subways and streets of Cambridge, MA, Jennifer Tefft met guitarist John Parrillo met and they quickly began writing and playing together as a duo. Following several years playing the circuit in Boston and Cambridge, they released their first cd Dig This Thing along with bass player Jeff St. Pierre and drummer Phil Antoniades. They soon hit the road playing shows along the Eastern seaboard and the Midwest. Since then they have gone on to release four more CDs on Tefft's own Gypsy Spin Music label.
All five releases have received critical acclaim such as a 2019 New England Music Award Nomination for "Best In State". Boston Music Award nomination for Best Female Vocalist, and a “Boston’s Best Unsigned Band" nod by local press. Shift was awarded “Best Alternative Album” by the Just Plain Folks association in Hollywood, CA. Twelve MyFm Local Music Award nominations and Four Local Music Awards. Songs from all 4 releases have been and continue to be used on National Television shows such as CSI, MTV, Stargate Universe, One Life To Live, The Young & The Restless and many others.