Jay Phelps Quartet
JPQ is a brand new band dedicated to contemporary jazz and world music. Currently the band is performing music from Phelps’ 2nd album, ‘Free As The Birds’. The international line up consists of Nasheet Waits on drums, Taurus Mateen on bass and John Escreet on piano. JPQ is definitely on track to be one of hottest bands in the world today.
NBOC combines their talents of production, composition, trumpet, trombone, vocals and Jazz to create a very unique sound. Imagine if Oukast, The Neptunes, Earth, Wind and Fire, Anderson Paak, Kendrick Lamar and Parliament Funkadelic all had a baby
Neeyz and Jay, met in 2014 and not only saw each other on the same recording sessions from time to time, but began to make music together after noticing a shared passion in production and electronic music. The group took some time to get started with their varied schedules in other genres, especially Courtney finishing his studies at the Royal Academy of music, but they worked through it and the dedication grew to where it is now. They have recently completed their debut album with NBOC (NewBorn OutCry), due for release on Ropadope Records, summer 2018. This London based duo are making cutting edge alternative Hip-Hop and combining many of the elements found in the mainstream version of the genre, but with an understanding of Jazz and other sounds from around the world. They combine their talents of production, brass instruments, singing etc, and have grown as a band that has created a very unique sound.