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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.  JD is currently collaborating with French keyboard phenom, DOMi Degalle. They are playing multiple dates as headliners in the US and France, as well as opening 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. 

HONORS

East Texas Music Award Nominee
RSVP Records Merit Award, New Kid On the Scene
Breast Cancer Can Stick It!, Top Fundraiser
K-12 National Music Showcase, First Place

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PRESS

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

SHOWS

2018 DOMi & JD Beck opening for Louis Cole 2018 DOMi & JD Beck Biarritz Piano Festival France 2018 DOMi & JD Beck opening for KNOWER 2018 Jon Bap MoMa Show NYC 2018 Opening Act w/ Jon Bap for Yellow Days
2018 JD Beck and Friends w/ Jon Bap and Anna Wise
2018  International Guitar Show, Justus West
2018 Jam In The Van w/ Jon Bap
2018 Opening Act w/ Picnictyme, Erykah Badu Birthday Concert
2018 JammJam, The NAMM Show
2017 Opening for Raheem DeVaughn w/Jon Bap
2017 Riverfront Jazz Festival, Promising Young Artist (performance)
2017 Homecoming Show, So So Topic
2017 Sofar Sounds, Van Gammon
2017 Wildflower Festival, Love Past Blue
2017 MudBug Madness Festival
2017 SXSW, The Drummies
2016 MudBug Madness Festival,  Salvation From Sundown
2016 Opening Act Eric Gales, Salvation from Sundown
2016 Sofar Sounds, The Drummies
2016 Opening Act, Wise Intelligent (Poor Righteous Teachers)  
2015 Opening Act Warren G,The Beatitudes
2015 Big Pines Blues Festival/ T Bone Walker Blues Fest

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