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J. Hoard



Biography

NYC based artist, J. Hoard, is a new stitch to the essential fabric of the city’s music scene. In one performance you are given the core of the Black church and allure of The Great White Way (Broadway). His original compositions and arrangements easily shift in genre to communicate his unlimited imagination in songwriting and storytelling. His credits include Chance the Rapper, Brasstracks, and hip-hop royalty Jean Grae & Quelle Chris and a host of jazz/experimental artists such as Sonnymoon, Javier Santiago, and Meshell Ndgeocello. His original music (online or live in your city) is transcends to the times of Hendrix and Aretha - with the addition of 808s and vocal loop pedals.

 

Upcoming Performances

Video 4/4/2019: J Hoard

J Hoard performs protest and freedom songs by Ameircan composers, moving chronologically from Negro spirituals into modern pop songs that celebrate the shared experiences of LGBT and racial struggles in America.

 J. Hoard