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JD Beck is a 16-year-old  ASCAP artist from Dallas, TX. He began his drum career at age 8; and, started producing at 12.  JD is currently collaborating with French keyboard phenom, DOMi Degalle. They are playing multiple dates as headliners in the US as well as internationally. They have opened for KNOWER and Louis Cole. He has played 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. He also opened a series of  Yellow Days shows with Jon Bap. JD has headlined JD Beck and Friends sets at multiple Deep Ellum area venues. In addition, JD provides drum tracks for multiple producers around the world.

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. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Jammcard 20 Under 20
2019 Pick Up Music Ones to Watch

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PRESS

2017 HBO SXSW Documentary
2017 Dallas Morning News
2016 Drum! Magazine

SHOWS

2019 Newport Jazz Festival, DOMi and JD
2019 San Jose Jazz Festival DOMi and JD,
2019 Festival All Stars Paris, France DOMi, JD, MonoNeon
2019 Cosmojazz Festival Chamonix, France DOMi and JD
2019 Thundercat opening act for anderson paak, New Orleans
2019 CHON tour, DOMi and JD opening act
2019 Marfa Myths Festival, with Jon Bap
2019 Right About Now Festival, Amsterdam, DOMi, JD, MonoNeon
2019 Mayfair Hotel, LA DOMi, JD, and MonoNeon
2019 GRUV Live w/ Junior Braguinha
2018 Winter Jazz Festival NYC, DOMi and JD
2018 Jon Bap, opening act for Yellow Days
2018 JD Beck and Friends w/ Jon Bap and Anna Wise
2018 International Guitar Show, Peterson Brothers
2018 Jam In The Van w/ Jon Bap
2018 Opening Act w/ Picnictyme, Erykah Badu Birthday Concert
2018 JammJam, The NAMM Show
2017 DFWJam Session, Jon Bap
2017 Sofar Sounds, Van Gammon
2017 SXSW, The Drummies
2016 Opening Act, Wise Intelligent (Poor Righteous Teachers)
2015 Opening Act Warren G, w/ The Beatitudes

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