JD Beck is a 15-year-old ASCAP artist from Dallas, TX. He began his drum career at age 8; and, started producing at 12. He is currently playing shows in Dallas, LA, and NYC with Jon Bap; including two shows with Anna Wise. JD and Bap are currently in the studio working on both artists' upcoming albums. In 2018 JD opened Bless You Bruja, Erykah Badu's birthday party concert. Most recently he opened a series of Yellow Days shows with Jon Bap. JD headlines JD Beck and Friends sets at multiple Deep Ellum area venues.
JD is mentored by multi-Grammy winner Robert “Sput” Searight (Snarky Puppy & Kendrick Lamar), Mike Mitchell (Willow Smith & Stanley Clark), and Cleon Edwards (Erykah Badu & Jill Scott). Formal lessons, jam sessions, and clinic attendance are all part of JD’s commitment to honing his craft.