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“J4 is one of the most talented young artists I have ever known. His vocal, songwriting and production skills are stellar.”
-Jan Buckingham, No. 1 Hit Songwriter, Duck House

Born in Buffalo, New York, singer/songwriter J4 has always had a passion for music. He discovered his talent while singing in church as a child, before moving to Nashville, Tennessee for high school. In between classes, he began performing daily at Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge and started co-writing with established songwriters like Jan Buckingham (Lee Greenwood, Whitney Houston, Tim McGraw, Pam Tillis), John Goodwin (Michael McDonald, Brad Paisley, Steely Dan) and James Breedwell (Joey Evancho, Kechi, Jeffrey Li, Barry Darcy).

“Music has always been a way in which I express myself,” J4 explains. “I love telling stories we can all relate to so, for just a moment, we can all feel more connected and experience those stories together.”

J4 has already built quite the musical resume in his young career. In 2015, he opened for headlining artists Josh Turner, Gordon Mote and Lee Greenwood. In 2017, he lead worship with Christian music stars Michael W. Smith and Leeland as a member of the New River Fellowship Church of Nashville. That same year, J4 sang background vocals for the alternative pop band Cage the Elephant at the Ryman Auditorium. He made his debut radio performance in 2018 at WSM Radio on a tribute for country music legend George Strait and reached number one on the Nashville Reverbnation Songwriter and Pop charts in 2018 and 2019. In addition, he received his first major label song cut on pop artist Kechi’s (America’s Got Talent) debut album, which is set to be released in 2020.

J4 is currently attending Belmont University School of Music where he is studying Commercial Music with an emphasis in vocal performance. Keep up with J4 on social media and catch him at a city near you!

Career Highlights

Career Highlights

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Lead worship with Christian Music stars Michael W. Smith and Leeland as a member of the New River Fellowship Church of Nashville in 2017
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Sang background vocals for alternative Pop band Cage the Elephant at the Ryman Auditorium in May of 2017
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First major label song cut on debut album of Pop artist Kechi, finalist and Golden Buzzer winner of America’s Got Talent in 2019, to be released 2020
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Made his debut radio performance on a tribute for Country Music legend George Strait on WSM national radio in August 2018
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The opening act for Josh Turner, Gordon Mote, and Lee Greenwood in 2015

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Reached No.1 on the Nashville Reverbnation Songwriter and Pop charts in 2018 and 2019 consecutively
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Performer on the national CBS show Christmas at Belmont in 2017 and 2019

Testimonials

Testimonials

J4 is one of the most talented young artists I have ever known. His vocal, songwriting and production skills are stellar.

Jan Buckingham

No. 1 Hit Songwriter, Duck House

I can see the future when J4 sings…and it’s magic!

Nancy Deckant

CEO, NashvilleCOOL Publishing

There’s talent, and then there’s incredible talent.

James Breedwell

Hit Songwriter, Thats a Hook Music Publishing, BMG

J4 is an awesomely talented singer-songwriter, with an inspiring voice and sound that is all his own.

Analisa Gardner

Host, Nashville Songwriter Showcase Series

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